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Opinion: Yes, There Will Be a Third Term, Just Ask History! (1)

By Nicholas Uwerunonye “Why can’t you journalists face the real issues in this country,” chided an angry Femi Falana, human right lawyer and activist, banging his fist on the table. My midget clattered on its side from its upright position, momentarily. I set it aright, again, bracing for the next onslaught. “You could ask what […]

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NNPC Secures $1.16m US Grant for 1,350MW Abuja Power Plant

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) have concluded arrangement to sign a $1.16 million grant as part funding for the NNPC-Abuja Independent Power Project (IPP) modelled to generate 1,350 megawatts of electricity to alleviate the power challenge in the country.   This was disclosed at a business meeting between […]

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NIMASA Chief: Education,Key to Poverty Eradication

The Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stated that education is the only way through which poverty can be eradicated in the country. Speaking recently in Kaduna where NIMASAdonated some educational materials to some schools in the northern zone, Dr. Dakuku pointed out that the gesture is in […]

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Editorial:Is NERC Sabotaging FG’s Electrification Roadmap with Siemens?

December 7 has been fixed for what many analysts refer to as day of reckoning for electricity distributors  in the country. The economic regulator ,Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission ,is expected to review the submissions of seven Discos over alleged non-compliance with regulatory requirements. Oversight over operators of the power sector is crucially important. NERC has […]

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Protestant Church Supports Same-sex Marriage

Switzerland’s Protestant Churches are seen as more progressive than the Catholic counterpart on issues like gay marriage.   Switzerland’s Protestant Churches have come out in favour of a proposal to give a legal basis to same-sex marriages. A clear majority of delegates approved a recommendation by the Protestant church leadership during a nationwide assembly on Tuesday. […]

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