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World Bank gets new head

The Executive Directors of the World Bank on Friday unanimously selected David Malpass as the new president of the World Bank Group. Malpass’ five-year term will begin on April 9. A statement by the group said the Board expressed its deep gratitude to Interim President, Kristalina Georgieva, for her dedication and leadership in recent months. […]
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Ports Authority boss speaks on Apapa gridlock

The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala-Usman, says the nation’s ports are now attractive and calls on the investors to improve on their patronage. Ms Bala-Usman made this known during a three-day training for Maritime Reporters and Editors on Data-Driven Journalism with the Theme; “NPA and Ongoing Reforms’’ held in Lagos on Wednesday. […]
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Borno govt moves to commission solar panel factory

By Kwiza Mbumbeh, Maiduguri The Borno state government on Thursday said it has concluded all arrangements to commission its established Africa’s largest Solar Panel Factory (SOPF) which is to overcome challenges of power outages in the State. The fully automated plant, according to the Special Adviser on Agriculture, Ibrahim Ali while test-running, is sited at […]
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CAN, NCEF lock horn over visit to Buhari

The National Christian Elders Forum (NCEF) being piloted by a former Minister of Defence, Lt. Gen. Theophilus Danjuma (retd) and Solomon Asemota (SAN), has faulted the “congratulatory” visit of the Christian Association of Nigeria to President Muhammadu Buhari on his purported victory in the 2019 general elections, describing it as “morally and spiritually reprehensible.”