(Codewit.com) Abuja â€” President Goodluck Jonathan said on Tuesday in Abuja that the Federal Government was implementing policies and measures to encourage greater participation of foreign investors in Nigeria. Jonathan stated this in an audience with the new Croatian Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Ivica Tomic, who was at the Presidential Villa to present his Letters […]
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American Embassy in Sweden had 2,000 Swedes under surveillance The Finnish Security Police (SUPO) says that it will be in contact with the US Embassy in Helsinki to ascertain the current state of security activities at the embassy. The moves come after revelations that the American embassies in Norway and Sweden had kept hundreds of […]
During my series of notes in the run up to Nigeria’s fiftieth independence anniversary, I expressed a desire to grow Nigeria’s entertainment industry into a world class one where we would see Nollywood movies being played in theatres and grossing hundreds of millions of Naira as well as have recording artists like Tuface Idibia, Dbanj, Banky W, P-Square, Timi Dakolo, […]
ABUJA (CWN) – Engineering firms, utilities companies and financiers from around the world met with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday to get more information on his multi-billion dollar plans to privatise the power sector. Jonathan unveiled the most comprehensive blueprint yet to end chronic power shortages in Africa’s most populous nation in August and […]
I am an expatriate in Africa. I have been in and around Africa for the last 10 years. I came here with my parents and decided to stay. Africa has beggars, lots of beggars for that matter. The easiest explanation for this would be that, Africa has poverty and poverty has created a huge group […]
Abuja â€” The Director-General of United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Dr. Jacques Diouf, has said that agricultural investment in the country is very low. He disclosed this yesterday in Abuja, when he paid a visit to the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Prof. Sheik Ahmed Abdullah. Diouf, said Africa used to export […]
Journalists are any nations best known gadflies. And like gadflies, they are also best known stingers. They sting the dormant coincidence of humanity until everyone is wide awake to a new concept of reality-perception. I am not a journalist myself. I am a philosopher by training. There is some symbiotic similarity between philosophy and investigative […]
After 45 years of achieving colonial independence, it can not be argued that Nigeria has attained her optimum level of development, in relation to her huge potentials and in comparism to other countries that are less endowed with human and material resources.
ABUJA, Nigeria — A number of foreign banks, including four South African institutions and a British firm, have expressed interest in buying into Nigeria’s troubled banks, said central bank chief Lamido Sanusi.
Nigeria’s federal government this week in London, UK, went into an investment overdrive, with Vice President Goodluck Jonathan leading the charge