Nigeria may end up like Zimbabwe – Ekpo, WAIFEM boss

December 25th, 2016 // // Nigeriawatch
Nigeria may end up like Zimbabwe – Ekpo, WAIFEM boss

  THE SUN Nigeria may end up like Zimbabwe – Ekpo, WAIFEM boss — 23rd December 2016 …Says CBN’s forex policy encourages round tripping The Director General of the West African Institute of Financial and Economic Management (WAIFEM), Prof. Akpan Ekpo, has warned the curr...
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Trump wins Electoral College vote

December 20th, 2016 // // USA Watch

Politico.com Trump wins Electoral College vote Anti-Trump elector revolt fails to materialize. By KYLE CHENEY 12/19/16 11:34 AM EST Updated 12/19/16 08:38 PM EST Donald Trump swept aside a last-ditch bid to block his ascension to the White House on Monday, officially claiming the title...
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Interior, education, defence, health get 70% in ‘Budget of Recovery and Growth’

December 19th, 2016 // // Nigeriawatch
Interior, education, defence, health get 70% in ‘Budget of Recovery and Growth’

THE NATION ONLINE Interior, education, defence, health get 70% in ‘Budget of Recovery and Growth’ Posted By: Our Reporteron: December 20, 2016 A breakdown of the N7.298 trillion ‘Budget of Recovery and Growth’ proposal by Budget & National Planning Minister Udoma Udo Udo...
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Cleansing the Augean stables, Nigeria, circa 2016 CE (4) Higher education and a different kind of corruption, a different order of corruptibility

December 17th, 2016 // // Higher Education in Nigeria

THE NATION Cleansing the Augean stables, Nigeria, circa 2016 CE (4) Higher education and a different kind of corruption, a different order of corruptibility A mind is a terrible thing to waste.  Famous United Negro College Fund slogan                                          ...
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Why OAU VC was accused of N1.4 billion fraud

December 17th, 2016 // // Higher Education in Nigeria

NEWS ExpRESS Why OAU VC was accused of N1.4 billion fraud By News Express on 17/12/2016 The rubble over the allegation against the acting Vice-Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Professor Anthony Elujoba, appears not be dying anytime soon. It was revealed to Channels TV c...
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Federal Reserve Raises Key Interest Rate For Second Time Since The Financial Crisis

December 14th, 2016 // // USA Watch

  Federal Reserve Raises Key Interest Rate For Second Time Since The Financial Crisis The move is likely to hit consumers and small businesses in their bank accounts. 12/14/2016 02:02 pm ET | WASHINGTON ― The Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate on Wednesday, a sign of g...
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Full text of Buhari’s 2017 budget speech

December 14th, 2016 // // CHANGE
Full text of Buhari’s 2017 budget speech

  PREMIUM TIMES Full text of Buhari’s 2017 budget speech December 14, 2016Press Release 1. It is my pleasure to present the 2017 Budget Proposals to this distinguished Joint Assembly: the Budget of Recovery and Growth. 2. We propose that the implementation of the Budget will be based...
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Communiqué – July 2016 Nextier Power Dialogue [Renewable Energy: Achieving Incremental and Sustainable Power Supply In Nigeria]

December 13th, 2016 // // Energy Development Project

Communiqué – July 2016 Nextier Power Dialogue [Renewable Energy: Achieving Incremental and Sustainable Power Supply In Nigeria] August 3, 2016 PREAMBLE 1  On Wednesday, July 20, 2016, Nextier Power through its initiative, Nigeria Electricity Hub, organised an event to discuss achieving in...
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Analysing the 1GW Solar Power Agreement: A Quasi-alternative Perspective, By Yusuf O. Ali

December 13th, 2016 // // Energy Development Project

PREMIUM TIMES Analysing the 1GW Solar Power Agreement: A Quasi-alternative Perspective, By Yusuf O. Ali Premium Times December 5, 2016 …my initial excitement about the “Nigerian solar revolution” is the more appropriate sentiment considering the current scale of the under-supply in the NP...
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Oil Funds: Edwin Clark exposes Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Rivers •Berates South-South Governors

December 12th, 2016 // // Niger-Delta Watch

NEWS EXPRESS Oil Funds: Edwin Clark exposes Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Rivers •Berates South-South Governors By News Express on 12/12/2016 Governors of States in Nigeria’s South-South region were over the weekend reprimanded by the leader of the Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), Mr Edwin Clark. ...
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