• $16bn EPZ: FG’s delay stalling 150,000 jobs in Niger Delta, says Ayiri

    $16bn EPZ: FG’s delay stalling 150,000 jobs in Niger Delta, says Ayiri

    According to reports, the Federal Government has been advised to use the prevailing ceasefire with Niger Delta militants to restart the $16billion Gas Revolution Industrial Park and Escravos Environs Power Supply Project in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State.

    Niger Delta activist and chieftain of the All Progressive Congress, Chief Ayirimi Emami, made the call in an open letter to President Muhammad Buhari.

    He said the move would go a long way to bringing permanent peace to the Niger […]

  • Jonathan created 10,000 jobs through special entrepreneurship programme for women, says Okonjo-Iweala

    Jonathan created 10,000 jobs through special entrepreneurship programme for women, says Okonjo-Iweala

    Former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has revealed how the administration of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan created 10,000 jobs through a special entrepreneurship programme for Nigerian women.

    Addressing Finance Ministers from across the world on the topic, “Why Should Finance Ministers Care About Gender Equality,” she stated that lawmakers booed Jonathan for supporting the gender equality bill.

    She said, “How over the last two years did this come about, you many wonder.

    “The idea first came to me in 2013, when I became […]