Nigeria telecom operators register 11million SIM Cards

TELECOMMUNICATIONS operators in Nigeria have registered 11 million SIM cards, the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) has announced. The Nigerian government as part of efforts to enhance security of lives and property ordered telcom operators to register SIM cards of their subscribers. Telecom experts however stated that the number of registered SIM cards is still a […]


Buhari: The president Nigeria desperately need

THE usual predatory political elite mock him, claiming that he is too rigid and fixated to certain moral categories and therefore unamenable to the free bargain of politics or the “scratch my back, I scratch yours” that has dragged our public affairs to the pit. According to them, General Buhari with his Spartan and incorrigible […]


Nigeria: Ribadu vows to demystify PDP

The Action Congress of Nigeria presidential flagbearer,Nuhu Ribadu has at the weekend obtained his voters registration card. Mr Ribadu, who blamed the People’s Democratic Party for the difficulty being encountered by the citizenry, said his party will demystify the power of incumbency. He said the PDP will lose in Nigeria, as is the trend all […]


Saint Paul set to release album

Ladies can once again look forward to more serenading on the dance floor as another R&B singer, Saint Paul signed on to Cross Roads Records is set to take the Nigerian music industry by a storm. Saint Paul whose full name is Osayande Paul Ero was one of the artistes that gave the audience an […]

Law and Order

Oil Hearing to Cast Spotlight on West Africa

WARRI, Nigeria—Olubunmi Akindele mans the shaky front line of West Africa’s losing battle with its oil spills. Sitting in his small office here on a recent day, Mr. Akindele, a regional head of Nigeria’s National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency, fielded two calls in 45 minutes from villagers reporting different spills nearby in the […]

Nigeria News

Nigeria starts road-shows for power sector privatisation

Lagos, Nigeria — — 19 January 2011 – Nigeria has kicked off a series of investor road-shows for the planned multi-billion dollar privatisation of its power sector, in a bid to solicit interest in the country’s electricity distribution companies and power stations. Reuters reports that the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) ‒ the country’s […]


University of Helsinki and University of Nairobi to engage in closer cooperation

The universities have signed an agreement on research and education cooperation. “I hope that the agreement will establish better opportunities for genuine cooperation, particularly in disciplines which may promote societal development and well-being in Kenya through their results,” says Georg A. O. Magoha, Rector of the University of Nairobi, at the signing meeting in Nairobi. […]