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President Buhari lauds Nigeria –Ireland relations; To attend Climate Change Conference in Poland

President Muhammadu Buhari departs Abuja Saturday for Katowice, Poland, to attend the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP24) under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) December 2-4, 2018. The COP24 Summit, which will be held at the International Conference Centre (MCK) and the adjacent Spodek …

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Dakuku: Sustainable use of the ocean will lift Africa out of poverty   … AAMA commits to champion Blue Economy.

  The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that development of the blue economy is a veritable strategy for advancing African economies and lifting the people out of poverty. Dakuku stated this on Monday in Nairobi, where he led a …

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Sports Writers Association of Ghana, International Sports Press Association Africa hold seminar for Sports Journalists

The seminar, which had the theme “Raising the bar for today’s women’s sports journalists” was held at the Swiss Spirit Hotel and Suites Alisa and had over 100 journalists drawn from host, Ghana, Mali, Nigeria ACCRA, Ghana, November 29, 2018 The Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) and International Sports …

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UNICEF expends $90 m in six states … decries lack of counterpart-funding from Gombe government  

The Chief Field Officer, UNICEF Nigeria, Bauchi Field Office, Mr. Bhanu Pathak has commended the six States under its field office for their contributions towards the implementation of its programmes worth $90 million in 2018. Mr. Bhanu, however, said that despite the successes achieved especially in Jigawa State, UNICEF still …

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Security operatives rescue American abducted in Lagos …Suspect raped victim, seized Int’l Passport, Credit Cards …I didn’t rape her, she asked me for sex, suspect claims

 The Department of State Security (DSS) on Monday rescued an American citizen, Tawanda Lynn Jackson who was held hostage by one Mathew Adedoyin, her acquaintance whom she had met on social media.  Parading the prime suspect and his accomplice at the DSS Lagos Command, Director of the Command, Mrs. Betty …

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Emerging hydrogen energy world: Implications for crude oil exporting countries  By Prof Chijioke Nwaozuzu

  Hydrogen has long been used across several industries, including the process for converting heavy petroleum extracts into lighter, exploitable forms of fuel. But the objective of turning hydrogen itself into a viable and clean energy source to power vehicles and heat houses is the potential game-changing solution that could …

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Dakuku congratulates Ki-tack Lim on his second term

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has congratulated the Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), Ki-tack Lim, on his re-election as head of the specialised United Nations body. Dakuku, who is also the Chairman of the Association of African Maritime Administrations …

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Ecobank Transnational Incorporated announces closure of USD 200 million syndicated loan facility

The facility was oversubscribed at USD 268.5 million, with Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) increasing Deutsche Bank’s mandate as arranger from USD 150 million to 200 million LOME, Togo, November 20, 2018/ Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, ETI, the Lomé-based parent company of the Ecobank Group (www.Ecobank.com), announced Tuesday the successful close of …

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Senate President, Saraki, assures British High Commissioner on  passage of priority Bills

President of the Senate, Dr.  Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Monday assured Nigerians that legislative duties in the National Assembly would not be relegated to the background in spite of the commencement of the 2019 electioneering campaigns. Saraki, according to a statement by his Special Assistant on Print Media, Chuks Okocha, …

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