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Power: FG To Decentralise, Concession Transmission Grid

Power: FG To Decentralise, Concession Transmission Grid

Nigeria is seriously considering the decentralisation of its power transmission network into segments which could be concessioned to private operators to invest in, manage and charge transmission fees, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has said. Fashola said yesterday in Lagos that due to the current challenges of the country’s transmission […]

Kenyan Woman Found Alive Six Days After Building Collapse

Kenyan Woman Found Alive Six Days After Building Collapse

She screamed: “You will hurt my eye, please be careful.” And despite the drill being noisy, her voice though frail, was enough to trigger the KDF rescue team to realise there was someone alive under the rubble. For six days and six nights, she lay on the floor, holding on to her dear life and […]

Nigeria To Understudy China On Infrastructure And Corruption

Nigeria To Understudy China On Infrastructure And Corruption

National Chairman All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, said Nigeria has a lot to learn from the Peoples Republic of China, particularly on tackling corruption and infrastructure development. Oyegun said that given the vast population of China, the country has been able to organise its fight against corruption to “the level that relative poverty […]

South Africa: Man Busted With R38 Million Worth of Heroin

South Africa: Man Busted With R38 Million Worth of Heroin

The Organised Crime Unit of the Hawks in Middelburg and Secunda, Mpumalanga together with Ermelo Crime Intelligence officers have arrested a Cape Town man with 38 bags of heroin, valued at R38 million on Wednesday. The officers were acting on information about a suspicious vehicle transporting drugs through the Oshoek Port of Entry. The 33-year-old […]

Lagos Popular Politician, Ademola Adeniji-Adele Dies In India

Lagos Popular Politician, Ademola Adeniji-Adele Dies In India

Popular politician and former Lagos Island Local Government Chairman and Commissioner of Sports, in Lagos State, Prince Ademola Adeniji-Adele has died in India following a protracted illness. He was aged 60. Adeniji-Adele, a flamboyant politician during his days, according to his son, Hon, Sultan Adeniji Adele, who confirmed the death, disclosed that his father passed […]

Uganda: Govt Draws Media Into Museveni, Besigye Fight

Uganda: Govt Draws Media Into Museveni, Besigye Fight

The Cabinet pronouncement banning live broadcasts of the “defiance campaign” placed the media right at the centre of the fight between President Museveni and Dr Kizza Besigye, prompting reactions from different circles. The ban was announced yesterday by Information minister Jim Muhwezi, in a high profile press conference that was attended by Attorney General Fredrick […]

Expedite Repatriation Of Our Stolen Funds, Buhari Tells International Community

Expedite Repatriation Of Our Stolen Funds, Buhari Tells International Community

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday urged the United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime (UNODC) to facilitate the faster recovery of Nigeria’s stolen wealth stashed abroad. A statement issued by the president’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, said the president made the call when he received the Executive Secretary of […]

Mastering Interview Tips With Stutern

Mastering Interview Tips With Stutern

A young thriving firm in Lagos Known as Stutern, whose aim is to breach the gap of umemployment and also help position talents  in the Work space of the economy via workplace education and purposeful internship. Stutern , which is fast becoming a name amongst undergraduates and graduates in Nigeria held its First Stutern Office […]

We Wont Tolerate Any Excuse for Killings, Military Warns Herdsmen

We Wont Tolerate Any Excuse for Killings, Military Warns Herdsmen

In response to the directive by President Muhammadu Buhari to deal decisively with the rampaging Fulani herdsmen, the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has vowed not to tolerate excuses from any armed group to unleash mayhem on innocent Nigerians. The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, gave this warning yesterday in Abuja during a meeting […]

Institute Laments Poor Funding For Malaria Research

Institute Laments Poor Funding For Malaria Research

Head Malaria Research Group, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), Dr. Samson Awolola has reiterated how lack of research funding in the country is affecting the roll out of malaria interventions and others. According to him, although there has been improvement in malaria interventions, but the parasites indices remain high and that shows how far […]