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In Lome, President Buhari seeks regional security architecture for West and Central Africa   By Garba Shehu

President Muhammadu Buhari in Lome, Togo strongly pitched for the setting up of a regional security architecture in the West and Central African sub-regions, giving clear indication that there is a convergence of strategic interests among the countries of the two sub-regions on security. In his address at the three …

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How Osinbajo, Silicon Valley, Hollywood investors, US industry chieftains interacted, exchanged ideas on investment opportunities in Nigeria By Laolu Akande

*FG promises protection of intellectual property, investment For two days, American investors and chieftains from the technology and entertainment sectors of the US and indeed global economies took turns to listen and actively interact with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, and the Nigerian delegation drawn from the public and private …

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Nigeria’s Petroleum Industry Reforms: Understanding the elements of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill By Prof Chijioke Nwaozuzu and Isreal Onyije

 A Communique from a forum on the Nigeria Petroleum Industry Reforms: Understanding the elements of the Petroleum Industry Governance (PIGB) Bill held recently at the Auditorium of Emerald Energy Institute (for Petroleum & Energy Economics, Policy, and Strategic Studies), University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State.    Preamble The oil and gas …

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President Buhari’s visit to Morocco: Six quick Takeaways – by Garba Shehu

 FACT: The Federal Government’s programme of Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration (DDR) of former agitators in the Niger Delta region of the country as part of the Amnesty Programme brought calmness to the country at its commencement. It floundered and wobbled due to irregularities until the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari put …

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Technological changes, emerging paradigm shift in global energy landscape: Threats and opportunities for developing countries By Prof Chijioke Nwaozuzu

The evolution of the global energy sector provides opportunities as well as challenges for countries whose economies are largely dependent on fossil fuels revenue. For most mono-product economies (like Nigeria) budgets are based on revenues from those commodities; and as such, are exposed to price volatility in the international commodity …

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