No perfect democracy in the world –  Ndoma Egba

March 22, 2023 Joseph Obung 0

Former Senate Leader, Senator Victor Ndoma Egba, has hit back at those condemning the conduct of the just concluded general elections, saying there is no country, the world over that has a perfect democracy. In a chat with journalists, Wednesday, the former chairman of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) said democracies have peculiarities and that the world should give Read More

Airtel gets new $194m IFC facility

December 6, 2022 Segun Odunewu 0

As part of an effort to deepen internet speed in its African markets, Airtel Africa Plc has announced the signing of a $194 million credit facility with the International Finance Corporation (IFC). The facility has a tenor of eight years and will be used to support the telecom firm’s operations and investments in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Madagascar, Read More

NASC stakeholders validate revised PVP regulation

November 27, 2022 John Oba 0

Experts in the seeds industry have commenced the review and validation of the revised regulation for Plant Variety Protection (PVP) in Nigeria. The PVP Acts (2021) was signed into law in 2021 by President Muhammadu Buhari as part of efforts to strengthen commercialisation of seed breeding in Nigeria. Declaring the meeting open Wednesday in Abuja, the National Agricultural Seeds Council Read More

We want to create health agency with law backing – Yobe assembly 

November 23, 2022 Yusuf A Yusuf 0

Yobe state Assembly Committee chairman on Health said the state want to create an Emergency Medical Ambulance Agency (YEMABUS) in order to have an agency that have backing of law for public and private health facilities to provide services that are standard. Yobe state House of stated this Wednesday in Damaturu during a one- day public hearing on a bill Read More