Posted on June 13, 2018

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NERC issues power generation, distribution licences for Ariaria

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has issued power generation and distribution licences to two firms to independently generate and distribute 9.5 megawatts of electricity in the popular Ariaria Market in Aba, Abia State. The regulator issued the power generation licence to Ariaria Market Independent Power Plant Limited, while Ariaria Independent Energy Distribution Network Limited got […]

Posted on June 13, 2018

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How unpaid salaries, high cost of commodities affect Sallah shoppings in Kano, Katsina, Sokoto, Zaria

Barely two days to Eid-el-Fitr celebration, residents in Kano, Jigawa and Katsina states as well as Zaria in Kaduna state, have expressed concern over increase in prices of essential commodities and non-payment of workers’ salaries in the four states. Kano Chronicle observed that while prices of the commodities such as textile materials, poultry products, perishable […]

Posted on June 13, 2018

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‘Nigeria has lost fortunes to collapse of national shipping line’

NPA woos private sector into shipping businessNigeria as a maritime nation has lost fortunes to the collapse of the Nigerian National Shipping Line (NNSL) about 13 years ago.The Executive Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, disclosed this in Onne, Rivers State, during the official christening of the nation’s latest addition to the Nigerian ‘fleet’, the […]

Posted on June 8, 2018

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‘Trade between Commonwealth countries to hit $1tr by 2020’

NEPC, ITC partner to improve women entrepreneurs’ contribution to economy The International Trade Centre (ITC) has announced that the trade between commonwealth countries estimated to be about $700 billion in 2015 is expected to hit $1 trillion by 2020. The Senior Adviser, Empowerment, ITC, Nicholas Schlapher, explained that the opportunities that abounds in the commonwealth […]