April 24, 2019

EU funds 333 water schemes in 4 Delta LGAs

  Delta State Commissioner for Water Resources, Fidelis Tilije has commended the European Union for its commitment towards the provision of potable water across communities in […]
April 24, 2019

BudgIT advises Cross River Govt to suspend Superhighway project

  BudgIT has warned the Cross River State Government to halt its controversial Superhighway project on the grounds of undue financial hazard and avoidable hardship that […]
April 17, 2019

Data falsification costs Ondo $1.2m

The Ondo State government has said it lost $1.2 million due to data falsification by some of its officials. It said that aside the loss of […]
April 17, 2019

Abia State Govt inaugurates Project Evaluation Committee

  The Abia State government has inaugurated a committee to monitor and evaluate ongoing projects embarked upon the administration of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu from 29th May […]
April 12, 2019

MADE facilitates market linkages between micro-retailers, Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) Companies

Photo: MADE II Team with FMCG Sales Representatives in Edo State The Market Development in the Niger Delta (MADE II) programme funded by UK aid has […]
April 9, 2019

Taking the Pulse of Africa’s Economy

Africa’s Pulse is a biannual analysis of the near-term macroeconomic outlook for the region, published around the World Bank/IMF Spring and Annual meetings each April and […]
April 9, 2019

Shell unveils $15bn five-year investment plan

The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) at the weekend said it earmarked $15bn for investment in the oil gas sector in the next five years. Speaking […]
April 2, 2019

Itsekiri RDC inaugurates Agric Farm, 52 housing projects

The Itsekiri Regional Development Committee (IRDC), a major community-driven development council, under the NNPC/Chevron Joint Venture, has inaugurated an integrated Agriculture farm at Tisun community, Town […]
March 29, 2019

How 5G can advance the SDGs

  Ultra-fast 5G wireless technology has been widely touted as a potentially transformative development, on par with the advent of electricity. This is not mere hyperbole. […]
March 28, 2019

Digital Markets to Generate Employment, Boost Economic Growth in Africa

Digital marketplaces in Africa could create up to three million new jobs by 2025, a new study by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) shows. The report, […]
March 28, 2019

FG partners India to boost power, agriculture, others in Niger Delta

Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Pastor Usani Uguru Usani has said the federal government was ready to collaborate with the government of India on training, youth […]
March 4, 2019

MIT Solve launches the 2019 Global Challenges | Deadline: July 1, 2019

The launch of Solve’s 2019 Global Challenges has been announced as follows: 1. Circular Economy: How can people create and consume goods that are renewable, repairable, […]