Osinbajo: Nigeria on course to tackle poverty, unemployment
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Osinbajo: Nigeria on course to tackle poverty, unemployment

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the country is on course to effectively tackle poverty and unemployment through its micro-economic planning and Social Investment Programmes. Osinbajo said this on Thursday when a delegation of senior officials from the World Bank, led by the World Bank Group Executive Director for Italy, Mr Patrizio Pagano, visited...

School Feeding: Katsina LG witnesses 40% rise in enrollment
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School Feeding: Katsina LG witnesses 40% rise in enrollment

The Sandanmu Local Education Authority in Katsina State says the Federal Government School Feeding Programme has raised pupils’ enrolment in the area by 40 per cent Malam Ya’u Karkarku, the Education Secretary of the area told the News Agency of Nigeria in Sandamu on Friday that total pupils enrollment previously was between 60 per cent...

U.S embassy to train 60 young Nigerians
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U.S embassy to train 60 young Nigerians

U.S. Mission to Nigeria is to send 60 young Nigerians to participate in the 2018 Mandela Washington Fellowship programme for six weeks from June 18 to August 2. U.S. Embassy in Nigeria said on Thursday in Abuja that the participants would join other African fellows in the U.S. for the programme. ”The Mandela Washington Fellowship...

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: Huge Interchange at RCCG Camp
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Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: Huge Interchange at RCCG Camp

The incessant traffic logjam on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway usually caused by members of the Redeemed Church of Christ may soon be history as Berger, the construction company handling a section of the road said a huge interchange will be constructed to channel vehicles going in and out. Mr. Wolfgang Losesser, the Division Manager of Julius...

Nigeria leads South Africa in foreign reserves
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Nigeria leads South Africa in foreign reserves

Nigeria is leading South Africa in net foreign reserves as that of the West African country hits $47.37 billion in March to beat South Africa which has $43.15 billion. Nigeria which recently recovered from economic recession with less than $21 billion in foreign reserves has built up its reserves massively over one and half years....

How Nigeria plans to spend $2.7b on rail concession
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How Nigeria plans to spend $2.7b on rail concession

The Federal Government says it will spend about 2.7billion dollars for the concession of narrow gauge rail lines in the country. The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi who disclosed this on Monday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. He said that 45million dollars interim phase agreement has been...

22 Year Old Nigerian Becomes Councillor in the United Kingdom
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22 Year Old Nigerian Becomes Councillor in the United Kingdom

Eastbrook ward in Dagenham now has a new Councillor in the person of Princess Elizabeth Bright, a 22 year old of Nigerian origin based in the United Kingdom who ran for election under the Labour party. Princess Elizabeth Bright who campaigned became officially the youngest Labour Councillor representing Eastbrook Ward after the elections which took...

Change! #LazyNigerianYouths
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Change! #LazyNigerianYouths

#LazyNigerianYouths “He had no shoes…” Then came a new era Promises were made Hopes rekindled Time to relax Time for folding of arms Perhaps! Change comes with magic   Some fled like fire running down a Hill But could not run away from themselves Let's walk up this hill Done no wrong, none to run...

EU unveils trade activities with Nigeria
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EU unveils trade activities with Nigeria

The trade volume between Nigeria and European Union (EU) reached 25.3 billion euros in 2017, Head of EU delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS, has said. He unveiled the trade profile on Wednesday in Abuja while speaking on the forthcoming Europe Day on May 9. The envoy said the trade recorded an increase of 27 per...

MDXI wins award for most connected Nigerian data centre
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MDXI wins award for most connected Nigerian data centre

Premier data centre operator in West Africa, MDXI (a MainOne Company) won the most Connected Tier III Data Centre award at the Beacon of ICT Awards (BoICT), organized by the Nigerian Communications Week over the weekend. Dubbed West Africa’s Telehouse, due to its status as most connected data centre, with proven competence to interconnect OTTs...