Solar Electricity Will Give Nigeria 33Mw In 2018

—Vendors Need About N7bn Funding Amidst Regulatory Void Tayo Olanipekun Solar and hybrid electricity will provide the country with about 24 megawatts of power through off grid and mini grid this year, it has been revealed through the USAID/Power Africa-funded Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Project (REEEP). This is in addition to the roughly nine […]

261,938 Nigerians Get Electricity As USAID Ends Project

Tayo Olanipekun A total of 261,938 Nigerians got their houses and businesses connected to electricity supply for the first time in the last four years through the U.S government-backed Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Project (REEEP), benefiting from the 2.51 megawatts of power provided by the program. The access to “clean and reliable energy” thus […]


Q3: Unity Bank Post Gross Earnings Of N65bn ….As Total Assets Rises To N483bn

Unity Bank Plc has unannounced a gross earnings of N65.03 billion and a new total asset level of N484.82 billion in its unaudited financial results for the period ended September 30th, 2017. In the bank’s statement made available to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) for verification at the weekend, shows that the bank has sustained […]

Nigeria moves to end malnutrition through food fortification

Nigeria has moved closer to ending the chronic issues of malnutrition especially in children as the Minister of Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah launched the Strengthening African Processors of Fortified Foods project in Lagos. The $10m four-year project is sponsored by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) and is designed to support local food […]


US Supports Nigeria with Additional $92m to Fight Poverty

The United States of America (US) has announced an additional developmental assistance of $92.73million to Nigeria to help fight poverty. The sum which was given through the US Agency for International Development (USAID) is meant to support the five-year $2.3 billion agreement signed with the Nigeria Government in 2015. A statement from the Information Unit […]

Sub-Saharan girl-child as an endangered specie

The last few years in Nigeria have seen series of happenings in connection with  the female gender, especially the girl child. Consequently, they have revealed the girl child as a possible endangered species in the country and of course, sub Saharan Africa, where the list of factors affecting the development of the girl child seem to […]