PDP hails Oyinlola, Baraje at 70

February 4, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has joined millions of Nigerians in giving thanks to Almighty Allah for his benevolence to the former acting National Chairman of the party, Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje as he attains this milestone of 70 years. PDP in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Olgbondiyan, Wednesday also commended a former governor of Lagos and Read More

Women’s Rugby World Cup to expand from 2025

November 30, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The women’s Rugby World Cup will expand from 12 to 16 teams from 2025.The news follows increasing calls for the event to be expanded, with women and girls now accounting for 28% of the global playing population. Since 2006 there have been 12 teams split into three pools, including the upcoming 2021 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.World Rugby chairman Read More

Panasonic’s global dry battery shipments top 200bn

October 26, 2020 Benjamin Umuteme 0

Dry cell battery producers, Panasonic Corporation has said that it became the first Japanese company to ship a cumulative total of 200 billion dry cell batteries globally.  Panasonic had in 2001 achieved the 100 billion milestones. The company started manufacturing dry batteries in 1931 to promote the widespread use of its square-type handheld battery-powered lamp, the first product under the Read More

Gombe to generate 450 megawatts of electricity from coal

October 18, 2020 Auwal Ahmad 0

  The Gombe state government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Chinese conglomerate, TBEA Company Limited and Chinese Railway 18th Bureau Group, parent company of the EEC to generate 450 megawatts of electricity in three phases of 150 megawatts each from coal deposits in the state.   Speaking during the ceremony at the Government House, Governor Inuwa Yahaya, said Read More

Ambassadors of Nigeria congratulate Buhari on 60th anniversary

September 29, 2020 Eleojo Idachaba 0

Ahead of Nigeria’s 60th independence anniversary slated for October 1 2020, the Progressive Ambassadors of Nigeria (PAN) has congratulated the president, Muhammadu Buhari and the government and people of Nigeria for attaining the  milestone.  In a statement by its national director of media, Mr Emma Ohiomokhare, the association said, “We have come this far despite our diversity and attained this Read More

OML 143: NNPC, SEEPCO sign gas development agreement

September 27, 2020 Benjamin Umuteme 0

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Sterling Exploration and Energy Production Company (SEEPCO) have signed an agreement for the development and commercialization of gas from the Oil Mining Lease (OML) 143 that could help reduce gas flaring in the country. Speaking at the agreement signing ceremony which held at the NNPC Towers, the Group Managing Director of NNPC, Malam Read More