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Tinubu is Desperate to be President, Says PDP Campaigns

This Day 09 Dec 2022
The international community, security agencies, and lovers of Nigeria’s democratic advancement are invited to do all that is necessary to forestall the power ambush and electoral mines that Tinubu is planting.

Dangote’s Agenda for Nigeria’s Sustainable Industrialisation

This Day 06 Dec 2022
He attributed the poor showing of Nigeria’s manufacturing sector to the overtly challenging structural and institutional constraints, as well as funding ... This, perhaps, accounted for the prominence given to the manufacturing sector, which is largely made up of manufacturing, mining and utilities, in each of Nigeria’s development planning.

Insecurity, Rights Violation Scaring Women from Mining Business

This Day 05 Dec 2022
Members of Women in Mining Nigeria (WIMIN) and Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA), have regretted that the twin evils of insecurity and rights violation have scared away women from mining business in the country ... The groups stated that Nigeria must take full advantage ...


This Day 05 Dec 2022
A stellar US-based Nigerian professor of philosophy renowned for his cerebral, unsparing evisceration of the African anomy, called to say that the award indicates that Nigeria is still capable of doing some things right ... this is good news, Niyi; better, happier than what has been coming out of Nigeria in recent times.

MUHAMMAD BARDE: I’ll Leverage Courage, Integrity and Technology to Change Gombe’s Story

This Day 04 Dec 2022
It is important to our future development – both for my state Gombe and Nigeria at large ... The development is of course important in Nigeria’s economic history as she progresses to production of oil and gas in the Upper Benue Trough ... You can imagine the job creation potential of this for Gombe State folks and Nigeria at large.

Hurricane Electric Brings Global Network to First Location in Nigeria With New Point of Presence at Rack Centre’s Lagos Data Center

Algeria Times 01 Dec 2022
... access to all five undersea cables (ACE, GLO1, Main One, SAT-3, WACS), and over 45 carriers and ISPs.The data center is located in the largest metropolitan area on the continent, and a principal port of Nigeria, serving the petroleum, agriculture, mining, and tourism industries.


This Day 26 Nov 2022
Joseph Ode writes the sanitation sub-sector is a gold mine waiting to be tapped ... One of the panelists, Adegbe Michael, said the sanitation sub-sector remains a gold mine waiting to be tapped in Nigeria, whose potential in revenue generation will stand at $26.1 billion in 2030 if harnessed.

WSJ: China Is Investing Billions in Pakistan But Its Workers There Are Under Attack

Greek City Times 24 Nov 2022
Gunmen in Nigeria abducted four Chinese workers in June during an attack at a mine in the country’s northwest. In October, unidentified “thugs” attacked a Chinese-funded business in Nigeria and killed a Chinese employee there, according to the Chinese consulate in Lagos.

Column: Key African nations set off on energy & emissions growth paths

Reuters 22 Nov 2022
South Africa - Africa's second largest economy after Nigeria - is primarily powered by locally-mined coal, which generated nearly 90% of the country's total electricity supply of 224.63 terawatt hours (TWh) in 2021 ... mining sectors that are large employers and tax payers.

PODCAST | African moves to harness renewable energy

Business Day 21 Nov 2022
With the UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) grabbing global headlines, Business Law Focus editor Evan Pickworth spoke to ...

Atiku: PDP Will Win at First Ballot Tinubu: Delta Not ATM for Politicians

This Day 20 Nov 2022
Perhaps, it has found a home with a certain presidential candidate who loves Dubai more than Nigeria ... You are the future of this country and the heart and soul of Nigeria,” Tinubu added. “Your environment is as important as gold mining. Your health, welfare, and dream will be realised for a stable and prosperous Nigeria.”.

Climate loss and damage in Africa must be funded

Mail Guardian South Africa 18 Nov 2022
Africa’s climate has warmed more than the global average since pre-industrial times ... What is loss and damage? ... Over the past decade, the US has reportedly supported coal mining in South Africa, oil drilling in Nigeria and a huge gas project in Mozambique as part of a plan to “expand American exports throughout the continent”. How should loss be paid?.

Russia pushes military diplomacy in Africa amid Ukraine war

The Telegraph India 17 Nov 2022
For example, when the US, citing human rights concerns, pulled out of a 2014 deal with Nigeria to supply the country with attack helicopters, Nigeria turned to Russia instead, as did Egypt when the US cut arms supplies in 2013 after a coup.

‘You’ll rarely find a climate denier in east Africa’

The Observer 17 Nov 2022
Fighting back tears, he told me how weather patterns that he could no longer master or predict had left him without a way to provide for his family ... In west Africa too, a friend of mine scoffed at the idea of anyone denying climate change while living on the continent. “What would anyone in Nigeria gain from denying climate change?” he asked ... .

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