Nigeria News

Aba Mega Mall project is private sector driven – Obanua

Abia State government recently entered into partnership with a real estate investment and infrastructure company, Greenfield Assets Ltd, to develop the Aba Mega Mall, comprising of 5,830 ultra modern shops in Aba. In this interview, Group Managing Director, Greenfield Assets, Paul Obanua, gives insight into the significance of the project. Excerpt. What is the Aba […]

Africa

Kenya mall attack: No woman involved — Shebab

NAIROBI – Somalia’s Shebab Islamists insisted Monday that no woman joined them in an attack on Nairobi’s Westgate shopping mall, dismissing speculation that British ‘White Widow’ Samantha Lewthwaite took part in the massacre. “We once again openly declare that no woman was involved at Westgate,” Shebab said on Twitter, reiterating it had a policy of […]

Nigeria News

NUPENG warns against breach of agreement

NIGERIA Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, has warned Petroleum Dealers Association of Nigeria, PEDAN, and the oil marketers to fully implement provisions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, CBA, and extant labour legislations to avoid industrial unrest. The union spoke after signing a new CBA for the Petrol Station Workers, PSW, branch of […]

Nigeria News

Obama congratulates Jonathan, Nigerians on 53rd independence anniversary

Washington, DC – The U.S. President, Barack Obama, has congratulated  President Goodluck Jonathan and the people of Nigeria as the nation celebrates 53rd anniversary it Independence Day on Oct.1. “A warm friendship connects the Nigerian and American people, reflecting our shared values of democracy, economic growth, security, and respect for human rights and the rule […]

Africa

Nigeria @ 53, on the road to Yugoslavia

“Soon enlightened nations will put on Trial those who had hitherto   ruled over them. Kings shall flee into the deserts, into the company of the wild Beast whom they resemble. And nature shall resume her rights.” –The prophesy of St. Jaust, just before the French Revolution}. WE need no eschatological clairvoyance to know that […]

Nigeria News

Nigeria Independence: Bauchi beefs up security

Bauchi—As the country marks its 53rd anniversary, motorists going in and out of Bauchi State are now being made to undergo serious security checks, thus leading to traffic congestion in most parts of the metropolis. Vanguard investigations revealed that most residents who travelled out of town for the independence anniversary public holiday were held in […]