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Group indicts Shell over abandoning cleanup of Ogoni

Group indicts Shell over abandoning cleanup of Ogoni

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has raised alarm following reports that Shell may be attempting to thwart the recommended cleanup of Ogoniland through a deal with a local company called Belema Oil. In a statement made ...

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BEARS: Arm-chair Politics

BEARS: Reckless Police Officer

It is still unbelievable that the Nigerian Shipowners Association (NISA) can’t pick up a paltry bill of N200, 000 it is owing the media. Rather than pay, a divide and rule system was introduced in the process. Only one person ...

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BULLS: Will It Be Sustained!

BULLS: Congrats Aisha & Obiageli

The access roads leading to the Apapa Port Complex are gradually being reconstructed and rehabilitated.  This has greatly reduced the gridlock that have hampered business transaction over the years and made life miserable not only for port users but people ...

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Executive Errors

Executive Errors

It is appalling that the Federal Government just approved some of the transport bills that were supposed to have been passed long before now. Some stakeholders have even referred to non-passage of the bills as being embarrassing considering their importance ...

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$20 billion Audit Report: Nigerians Demand Full Story

$20 billion Audit Report: Nigerians Demand Full Story

Nigerians have rejected the highlights of the forensic audit report on the operations of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, released by the federal government. The report presented by the Auditor General of the Federation, Samuel Ukura, showed that total ...

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Crude Price Pertinent To Nigeria’s Stock Market Growth – ASHON

Crude Price Pertinent To Nigeria’s Stock Market Growth – ASHON

The Association of Stockbroking Houses of Nigeria (ASHON) has said that developments in the global crude oil market remain a critical factor for the nation’s stock market stability in 2015. Mr Emeka Madubuike, ASHON President, told newsmen in Lagos that ...

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CBN Predicts A Robust Non-Oil Revenue For 2015

Emefiele urges investors not to panic

The nation’s non-oil contribution to the country’s current account would double this year, against the level achieved last year, under the government’s current economic diversification agenda. This projection was given on Thursday by the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, ...

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Poor Power Supply :NERC Appeals To Consumers

Poor Power Supply :NERC Appeals To Consumers

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has called for patience among electricity consumers, saying the legal and regulatory framework put in place was set to attract huge investments to the nation’s power sector. The Vice chairman of NERC, Muhammed Lawal ...

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Depreciation of the Naira: Foreign Airlines Hike Fares

Depreciation of the Naira: Foreign Airlines Hike Fares

Shrinking prices of crude oil, which has debilitated the naira by about 40 per cent since June last year, has compelled airlines that ply international routes to adjust their fares by between 40 per cent and 100 per cent, New ...

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Petrol subsidy now N14.79 per litre – PPPRA

Petrol subsidy now N14.79 per litre – PPPRA

With the total cost of a litre of Premium Motor Spirit, otherwise known as petrol, put at N101.79 as of February 9, the subsidy on the product has increased to N14.79 per litre, according to data obtained from the Petroleum ...

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Original Olajumoke

Original Olajumoke

Mrs Olajumoke Akinjide is the Minister of State of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). And a state believer in the cause of women development and empowerment. She is the Iya Yeye of Ona Ara, founder and CEO of Olajumoke Akinjide ...

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Labinjos’ $6.5m Scandal: NIMAREX Battles Integrity Crisis Over NISA

NIMAREX Battles Integrity Crisis Over NISA

Jolapoma Begs Oraekwusi to save NISA Adedoyin Spits Venom on Ogbeifun First Bank moves To recover funds The ragging integrity crisis in the leadership of Nigerian Shipowners Association (NISA) assumed another dimension last week with the fear that the 2015 ...

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SALS Seeks Mild Customs Duties For Manufacturer

SALS Seeks Mild Customs Duties For Manufacturer

The Shippers Association Lagos State (SALS) has said it would advocate for more duty Waiver from the Federal Government to be given to manufacturing industries. The assertion was made by the president of the association, Rev. Jonathan Nicole at the ...

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Travesty Of Hope

Travesty Of Hope

Few days to the presidential elections, a chunk of the society has not been able to collect their Permanent Voter Card (PVC). The inability of the people not have collected their PVCs is partly owned to the fact that some ...

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Ita-Giwa’s Fake “Bag”

BEARS: Reckless Police Officer

It is a big irony that a fake journalist Mrs Florence Ita-Giwa brushed up as a bag- carrier and media errand boy would look at genuine journalists who know their onions and call them fake. The man is a fake ...

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BULLS: LASWA And Life

BULLS: Congrats Aisha & Obiageli

Recently, the Lagos State Water ways Authority (LASWA) acquired some modern boats. The new boats which boast of some modern safety gadgets and equipments in them will help to ameliorate the problem of incessant boat mishaps on the waters at ...

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Why Foreigners Do Better in Nigeria – Odunukwe, CEO Colonades Hotels

Why Foreigners Do Better in Nigeria – Odunukwe, CEO Colonades Hotels

Chief Charles Odunukwe is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Colonades Hotels and Resorts Limited. A gubernatorial aspirant for 2013 governorship elections in Anambra State; a Lawyer and respected personality in Nigeria’s hospitality industry, he is also associated ...

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PIB: Why It Has To Be Passed Now!

PIB: Why It Has To Be Passed Now!

As the present legislative year gradually comes to an end, Nigerians are waiting, keeping vigil, hoping and praying that before it finally winds up, the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) is passed into law by the National Assembly. The PIB is ...

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Local Meter Manufacturers Seek FG’s Intervention

Local Meter Manufacturers Seek FG’s Intervention

The Electricity Meter Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (EMMA) has urged the Federal Government to create and make available 5% special intervention fund for local electricity power manufactures to enable them to continue to produce and compete with their counterparts from ...

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What Seafaring Entails

What Seafaring Entails

Mrs Macfoy Rollens is the Executive Director of Ocean Deep Services; a ship crewing, ship management and seafarers’ training organization. In this week’s edition of your education page, she explains the necessary modalities for a prospective seafarer to take before ...

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