Coroner Indicts TB Joshua’s Church

The Lagos State coroner’s inquest into the collapse of building belonging to the Synagogue Church of All Nations indicts and recommends the prosecution of the church for criminal negligence among other things …

SON, IITA to Solve Cassava Weeds Problem

THE Standards Organisation of Nigeria, SON, is to partner with the Cassava Weed Management Project to tackle weeds ravaging cassava fields in Africa. Joseph Odumodu, director, SON, said the commitment by SON is amid growing concerns over the threat of weeds to cassava production in …

Empowering Youths in Oil Sector

THE federal government is determined to empower Nigerian youths because the important role they play in economic development. Already it had launched the youth entrepreneurship strategy in the oil and gas industry and has commenced the screening of those who will participate in the …

NIGCOMSAT to Be Privatised

THE federal government is to sell the Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited, NIGCOMSAT, in order to inject the entrepreneurial spirit into the running of the company. Benjamin Dikki, director general, Bureau of Public Enterprises, BPE, said the need to privatise the NIGCOMSAT is borne out of the need to …

NNPC Moves to End Diversion of Kerosene

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, and the Coalition of Grassroots Non-Governmental Organisation, CGN, have set up a 15-man team to monitor the sale of kerosene product. The development followed continued diversion of kerosene by the independent marketers of petroleum …

BPE in the Dock

– DISENGAGED staff and pensioners of the defunct Nigerian Coal Corporation, NCC, have dragged the Bureau of Public Enterprises, BPE, […]