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EU Trust Fund for Africa: €275 million to Assist Migrants and Refugees

The European Union has adopted additional funding worth €275 million from the Emergency Trust Fund for Africa for programmes in the Horn of Africa and in the Sahel and Lake Chad region that support regional stability and local communities and assist migrants and refugees. In the Horn of Africa, the EU will support refugees, migration […]

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Outrage over N37 billion for Renovation of National Assembly

Nigerians of various persuasions are expressing outrage over reported approval of N37 billion Naira for the renovation of the Nigerian National Assembly. While details of the renovation are still sketchy,the renovation fund is expected to be sourced from the loan the Federal Government is sourcing from lenders. Premium Times had reported that President Muhammadu Buhari […]

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The Sahel is in Grip of Mass displacement-Migration Institute

The Migration Policy Institute has traced  worsening humanutarian crisis in the Sahel region to multiple conflicts ranging from insecurity to fraught and climate challenges. In its issue brief issued this week,the institute while identifying Migration propelling issues in 2019 noted that insecurity drives displacement in the region. “A humanitarian crisis in Africa’s Sahel region (including […]

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Again,Another Shake up in Nigerian Military

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has approved the redeployment and posting of the recently promoted senior officers to different positions. The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa, who disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Abuja, said the redeployment was to reinvigorate the system for professional efficiency. The new […]

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NSA Drums Support for new Security Strategy

The National Security Adviser NSA), retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno, has urged stakeholders to ensure the implementation of the 2019 National Security Strategy (NSS) to address contemporary and emerging security threats in the country. Monguno made the call in Abuja at a stakeholders’ workshop for the Sensitisation Session of the NSS organised by the Office of […]

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Stakeholders Advocate Eco-Industrial Parks

Stakeholders in Nigerian business sector have called for the amendment of the Industrial Parks Regulation Act 63 of 1992,describing the act as outdated.  This was at the National Stakeholders Workshop in Abuja organised by the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation and Germna Development Cooperation in collaboration with the Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority. The workshop […]

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Tinubu to Buhari @77: “You are Governing Well”

All Progressives Congress National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his 77th birthday. As president, Asiwaju Tinubu said Buhari had done much to correct the national direction and to place Nigeria on the pathway to our better future. In a special statement on the president’s birthday signed by his Media Adviser, Tunde […]

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Defence Minister to Gov Zulum: “Thanks for Supporting the Military”

The Minister of Defense, Maj-Gen. Bashir Magashi (rtd) has said that the military is happy for Governor Babagana Zulum being Governor of Borno state at a time the state is facing security challenges. Magashi spoke on Monday, when he led a delegation of two Service Chiefs for Army and Air Force, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai and […]

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Shale, Tight Oil Investments to Fall 12% in 2020; Global Deepwater Rising

Investments by exploration and production firms in shale and tight oil are slated to drop by almost 12% in 2020, according to a forecast from consultancy Rystad Energy. That compares with a decrease of 4% for overall global upstream investments for the year, with deep water representing the only segment expected to grow more than […]

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