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BPE And Privatisation That Is Not Beneficial To Nigerians

John Tosin Ajiboye Privatisation has been defined by economic scholars and jurists “…to encompass a wide range of options for involvement of private capital and management in the running and operations of public enterprises…” It may involve the total transfer of public ownership and asset structures to private companies. Or conversion of public enterprises to […]

PDP Drops 20 Gov Aspirants

The PDP in Ekiti State on Tuesday announced that it had dropped 20 of its governorship aspirants. Twenty-nine aspirants were jostling to contest for the coveted seat next year. It explained in a statement by Mr Femi Omolusi, Special Assistant on Media to the Chairman, that the move was to bring about decorum in next […]

NGO To Create 63,000 Agric Jobs

A Birnin-Kebbi-based organisation, Youths In Agriculture, said it had registered 63,000 unemployed youths for its agricultural empowerment scheme aimed at providing jobs. Hajiya Rabi Zuru, the State Coordinator of the scheme, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Birnin-Kebbi on Monday that 3,000 job seekers in each of the 21 local government areas were […]

NDLEA Arrests 158 Suspects

The Kebbi Command of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), said on Monday that no fewer than158 suspected drug dealers and addicts were arrested in the state this year. Also 358.78kg of cannabis and 1.3 kg of psychotropic drugs were confiscated during the same period. The state Commander, Mr Okon Ulo told the News […]

Pre-Paid Meters: Indigenous Firms Partner Ikeja DISCO

Six indigenous pre-paid meters manufacturing companies on Friday said they were partnering the Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company on meter procurement and installation to customers. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the zone launched the Credited Advanced Payment for Metering Implementation (CAPMI) scheme in Lagos. Addressing stakeholders at the launch of the scheme in […]

Germany To Supply Electricity To 4 Varsities

The Secretary, National Energy Council, Alhaji Ibrahim Njiddah, said on Tuesday that the German government had offered to provide electricity to four universities in Nigeria. Njiddah told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in an interview in Abuja that the gesture was part of the council’s Renewable Energy Programme sponsored by the German government. He […]

Social Media And Public Information Management In Nigeria

By Jude Zoho The National Council on Information met recently at its 44th session in Osogbo and focused on the role of social media and public information management in Nigeria. The deliberations centred on access, knowledge, use and indispensability of social media in facilitating discussions among the citizenry. The speakers were unanimous in their agreement […]

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