New dawn for Clean cooking industry: Stakeholders deliberate to reposition the clean cooking industry and address access to clean cooking energy for all

  ABUJA, The Federal Ministry of Environment, in partnership with the Nigerian Alliance for Clean Cookstoves organized the Nigeria Clean Cooking Forum 2016. The event was held on Monday 28 November 2016 at the Transcorp Hilton, Abuja. The Forum reviewed existing policies and programmes on cooking energy, took stock of lessons learned, proffered gaps to be filled and opportunities to ...

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[Survey] #DataHike: Do you think Nigerians are engaging government enough?

Happy new month Good People, please could you give us a minute or two with this survey? Help us answer and share too with a personal message encouraging people to answer too. Thanks. Here is the link to the survey: 

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WaterAid Nigeria calls for integration of water, sanitation and hygiene in fight against HIV and AIDS

1 December 2016 – Today is World AIDS Day and at WaterAid, we believe that water, sanitation and hygiene are critical to both disease prevention and care. While our focus as on organisation is on Sustainable Development Goal 6 and on everyone everywhere having access to safe water and sanitation, on World AIDS Day we are also reflecting on Goal ...

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Communication Minister Adebayo Shiitu Says FG knows Nothing about Data Hike Price!

Nigeria’s Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu has denied knowledge of an increase in data tariff by the Nigerian Communications Commission. The NCC raised the data floor price for telcos on Tuesday effective December 1, forcing mobile telecommunications operators to drive up the price of data. The move has been received with disappointment from a populace already groaning under the weight of a severe ...

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#NoToDataPriceHike: Senate condemned the proposed increase of data tariffs by Telcos

Today, the Senate condemned the proposed increase of data tariffs by Service Providers, in line with the directive of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). “We strongly believe that we must protect the Nigerian people that sent us to Abuja to represent their interests from the height of the irresponsible plan that has been put forward by the NCC”. At a ...

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BRITISH COUNCIL UNVEILS BUILDING WRAP AS PART OF “GO WOMAN GO!” IN ABUJA, NIGERIA

The British Council – the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities – today unveiled a building wrap, a work by British artist Laura Aldridge. The work was created following a visit to the Nike Arts Centre in Abuja and a textile workshop with 35 women based in Abuja as part of the Go Woman Go! Project. The ...

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[Video] Phil Roberts Releases Video & Audio of his new single “As We Worship” featuring Manus

The A-List Abuja based Gospel Rock Artiste Amb. Phil Roberts has concluded plans to release the official Audio/video/Lyrics of his hit worship single AS WE WORSHIP featuring Min.Manus. The video will be officially released on the 2nd of December, 2016. Phil Roberts who is also the music director of KICC Abuja says fans and all lovers of Rock music should happily anticipate the release of this video. The song ‘AS WE ...

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NACC, FME seek ways to reposition a Common Cause of making Clean Cooking Energy affordable for all Nigerians

Nigeria Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (NACC) in collaboration with other major stakeholders in environment, power and energy sectors in Nigeria such as Federal Ministry of Environment (FME), International Center for Environment and Energy Development (ICEED), Shell, Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves among others have held yet another forum on Clean Cooking Energy in Abuja today with the theme “Clean Cooking ...

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Youth Unemployment and Nigeria’s Economic Aspirations by Kehinde Ibiteye

By Kehinde Ibiteye Since 1962, through its first National Development Plan (NDP), Nigeria has had several economic aspirations. The country has strived to employ a considerable number of economic strategies, plans and programs to achieve development. One can factually debate that Nigeria has had more economic policies than any other developing country. Virtually all models of development have been experimented ...

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[Video] “We have reduced crime and unemployment among the youth in Abuja by 15 percent through Basketball Initiative” – The Karu Hilltop Warriors Basketball Club

Just as the saying goes ‘an idle hand is a devil’s workshop’ in other words when active minds are not positively engaged, possibility of being preoccupied with all manner of unthinkable ventures is inevitable. This among other reasons why an initiative for youth development and empowerment should be encouraged amongst the young people in Nigeria, so as to shun negative ...

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