Spreading the Dividends of Democracy

[This Day] The member representing Ogoja/Yala Federal Constituency, Mr. Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe, recently staged what has been generally described as the mother of all empowerment initiatives, Bassey Inyang writes

[This Day] The member representing Ogoja/Yala Federal Constituency, Mr. Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe, recently staged what has been generally described as the mother of all empowerment initiatives, Bassey Inyang writes

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Demystifying the Pay-TV Market

[This Day] The Pay-TV market was hitherto exclusive for the rich until in 2010 when a Chinese firm – StarTimes Group, indicated its interest to explore the Nigeria market and break the jinx. With its arrival in the market, the brand didn’t only bring e…

[This Day] The Pay-TV market was hitherto exclusive for the rich until in 2010 when a Chinese firm - StarTimes Group, indicated its interest to explore the Nigeria market and break the jinx. With its arrival in the market, the brand didn't only bring entertainment to viewers at affordable price; it also put competitions on their toes and gave rival brands a run for their money.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Again, Melaye Fails to Get Bail, Court Fixes Ruling for May 16

[This Day] Lokoja -Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West senatorial district, who is currently standing trial for alleged gun running and conspiracy, yesterday failed to be granted bail by a High Court sitting in Lokoja as the court adjourned till…

[This Day] Lokoja -Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West senatorial district, who is currently standing trial for alleged gun running and conspiracy, yesterday failed to be granted bail by a High Court sitting in Lokoja as the court adjourned till May 16 for ruling.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lipton Yellow Label Gives Widows #reasontosmile

[This Day] Campaign for the Lipton’s ‘Reason To Smile’, an initiative by Unilever Plc.’s leading tea brand aimed at supporting 1,000 Nigerian widows with necessary care packs and seed fund to start a business, has just kicked off. Expected to be execut…

[This Day] Campaign for the Lipton's 'Reason To Smile', an initiative by Unilever Plc.'s leading tea brand aimed at supporting 1,000 Nigerian widows with necessary care packs and seed fund to start a business, has just kicked off. Expected to be executed in states across Nigeria, the Lipton 'Reasons to Smile' campaign is also giving all concerned Nigerians the opportunity to get involved with one Lipton pack at a time, give widows a reason to smile and lighten their burden.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Neiti – FG, Others Shared N1.94 Trillion in First Quarter

[This Day] Lagos/Abuja -The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) disbursed N1.938 trillion in the first quarter of 2018 to the three tiers of government, a report from the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has shown.

[This Day] Lagos/Abuja -The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) disbursed N1.938 trillion in the first quarter of 2018 to the three tiers of government, a report from the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has shown.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

W’Bank Mission Seeks to Understand Power Sector Evolution in Nigeria

[This Day] Abuja -The World Bank Mission of 10 executive directors currently in Nigeria disclosed yesterday that part of its focus was to understand how the power sector is evolving in the country.

[This Day] Abuja -The World Bank Mission of 10 executive directors currently in Nigeria disclosed yesterday that part of its focus was to understand how the power sector is evolving in the country.

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Turkey to Open Diplomatic Mission in Monrovia

[NEWS] The Turkish Ambassador accredited to Liberia Mrs. Nesrin Beyazit, has disclosed that Turkey is ready and prepared to establish its diplomatic mission near the Liberian capital Monrovia, a release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has disclosed.

[NEWS] The Turkish Ambassador accredited to Liberia Mrs. Nesrin Beyazit, has disclosed that Turkey is ready and prepared to establish its diplomatic mission near the Liberian capital Monrovia, a release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has disclosed.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Rape Taboo’ Spurs Women in Slums to Report Attacks Via SMS

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Hundreds of women and girls in Kenya are using SMS to report cases of rape through a toll-free messaging service set up to help survivors break the silence around sexual violence in the conservative nation, the ini…

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Hundreds of women and girls in Kenya are using SMS to report cases of rape through a toll-free messaging service set up to help survivors break the silence around sexual violence in the conservative nation, the initiative's founder said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya