Queues: Adverse Weather, Thunderstorms Delay Petrol Shipment – Marketers

The Major Energies Marketers Association of Nigeria (MEMAN) on Sunday advised Nigerians not to engage in panic buying of fuel for stockpiling purposes. Executive secretary, Clement Isong, gave this advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) due to the ongoing queues at filling stations across Lagos, Abuja and environs.Isong explained that …

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FAO Holds Workshop To Explore Nigeria Policy Outcomes For Agri-produce

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has convened a stakeholder workshop in Abuja to analyse policy outcomes related to selected agricultural produce. The workshop aimed to strengthen sustainable growth in Nigeria’s agricultural sector, enhance food security and job creation. According to a statement issued by the FAO Nigeria Communications Specialist, David …

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High Petrol, Transport Costs: NNPC Intervenes, Rolls Out 12 New CNG Stations

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Ltd (NNPC), in partnership with NIPCO, has commissioned 12 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) stations in Abuja and Lagos in a move to alleviate the burden of high transportation costs on Nigerians following the removal of fuel subsidy by President Bola Tinubu. Under the Presidential CNG initiative, NNPC & NIPCO Gas …

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Flood Cripples Activities In Lagos

A heavy downpour yesterday caused flooding and traffic gridlock in many parts of Lagos State. It disrupted economic activities and displaced residents in Ibeju-Lekki part of the state. LEADERSHIP observed that the flood took over residential areas and major roads in the Ibeju-Lekki area of the state. Other areas hit by the flooding were Epe, …

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PEBEC: NIMASA Wins Best Government Agency In Service Delivery

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has been announced as the best agency of government in exemplary teamwork, quality service delivery and consistency. This award was announced by the special adviser to President Bola Tinubu on Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC), Dr Jumoke Oduwole. Oduwole also announced the Federal Ministry of Marine and …

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Bauchi To Benefit From Federal Govt’s $70m For Jatropha Plantation

Federal Ministry of Environment, in collaboration with Bionas, will establish Jatropha plantation on the corridors of the Great Green Wall (GGW) for biofuel production. The commissioner for housing and environment, Hon Danlami Ahmed Kawule, said the federal government has secured $70 million from a Malaysian company for the project. Kawule, who explained that Bauchi would …

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ISWAP’s Audacity

Evidently, the Nigerian security forces fighting insurgency and banditry in parts of the county have been recording major gains. Regularly, the military high command, which is leading the counter-terrorism charge, gathers stakeholders in Abuja to reel out its most recent achievements, especially the many terrorists its operatives had killed or arrested and captives rescued, as …

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The Looming Food Crisis

The anxiety among the populace that Nigeria is facing a food crisis is palpable. The controversy over the issue of food insecurity in the country has been simmering; recent events only brought it starkly into public focus.  With the nefarious activities of terrorists and bandits in states like Benue, Niger, Plateau, Kaduna and Zamfara, there is a …

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