Apapa Gridlock: Stay Away From Lagos For Now, Govt Orders Truck Owners

…Deploys RRS, LASTMA, LASEMA to enforce directive at State borders Tayo Olanipekun In view of the recent traffic bottleneck that has taken over Apapa and its environs, Lagos State Government,Friday, directed owners and operators of articulated vehicles and petroleum tankers to stay away from Lagos for now. In a press conference jointly addressed by officials of the […]

Christ Living Church Mission House, Nimbo, torched on April 25, 2016

Climate Shock: How Soil Degradation Brought Nigeria Deaths, Sorrow, Distrust

Herders and farmers now share a fragile co-existence in Nigeria, further underscoring the fact that man needs the environment and the latter doesn’t need him. Tayo Olanipekun writes that effects of Climate Change on rural dwellers are quite death-dealing. He also focuses on how soil degradation brought death, sorrow and distrust.   Attacks on farmers […]

FMDQ Lists Pioneer Infrastructure Debt Fund in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa…

Globally, infrastructure contributes to economic development by increasing productivity and providing amenities, which enhance quality of life and business activities. The debt capital markets (DCM) provide a key avenue through which infrastructural growth can be sustained to promote economic development, and Nigeria is beginning to take a cue from model markets like the United States, […]

Living on the pipelines: How oil vandals make Nigerian economy bleed

Nigeria lost over N51.28bn worth of oil to activities of petroleum pipeline vandals in 2015, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said. Oil, the mainstay of Africa’s largest economy has been the bone of contention between the government and the Niger Delta militants. The contention is responsible for the loss of national revenue, which […]

MRA names Federal Ministry of Information recipient, ‘FOI Hall of Shame’ Award

The Federal Ministry of Information and Culture today joined the growing list of public officials and institutions accused of undermining the effectiveness of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act, 2011 as Media Rights Agenda (MRA) named the Ministry this week’s inductee into the “FOI Hall of Shame.” In a release made available to Nationalwire.com.ng and […]