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South-East Nigeria pays heavy price – for Monday sit-at-home exercise – (Part 1)

FOR many residents of South-East Nigeria, Monday is part of the weekend. Banks, shops, transport companies, churches, schools and government offices are under lock...

Despite economic potential, N1.2bn bridge projects remain abandoned in Kwara

BY Olusola Oludiran  Approaching the dusty end of Ilorin-Igbeti highway on a motorcycle, the eerie silence and overwhelming bush surrounding the old rickety Ohan bridge...

Women economic empowerment interventions in Enugu: How to fix what’s standing on the way

HAVING women enlisted into an Igwe's cabinet in an Enugu community to provide them with leadership positions so that they can be part of...
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Nigerian start-up wins $10,000 at Commonwealth Youth Forum in Kigali

A Nigerian start-up, Salubata Technologies, has been awarded a cash prize of $10,000 (about N4.2 million) after winning the Green Innovation Guru Award category...

Chain reaction: How an intervention led to women helping women in Wassa IDP Camp

THE situation in Wassa Internally Displaced Person (IDPs) camp in Abuja is that of penury and hunger, but following an intervention by some non-governmental...

Lagos fuel tanker fire: Traders count losses

TO many traders and residents in the Ajegunle bus stop area, Lagos, along the Lagos-Abeokuta expressway, the petroleum tanker fire of the early hours...
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Recurring fuel scarcity cripples businesses, endangers lives

TIME, they say, is money. But in Nigeria, where over 70 million of the population live below the poverty line, citizens are devoting more...

Fraudsters dent Nigeria’s multi-billion-naira POS business

THE Point of sale transaction (POS), also known as agent banking, has proven to be a huge relief to many Nigerians.  The Central Bank of...

Gov’t power project fails to light Iponri Market in Lagos (Part two)

The Iponri Market Energizing Economies Initiative (EEI) of the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) is one of the pilot projects initiated by the Federal Government...
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