• FG targets 10bn cubic feet daily gas production in 3 years

    FG targets 10bn cubic feet daily gas production in 3 years

    According to reports, the federal government said it will increase the country’s natural gas production to 10 billion standard cubic feet per day (bscfd) by 2019 with the implementation of the new roadmap for the oil and gas industry, tagged 7 Big Wins.

    The current average daily production is 6.8bscf.

    The government also said it had secured over $2 billion commitment from potential investors in the Gas Export Processing Zone (EPZ) in Delta State.

    The minister of state for petroleum resources, Ibe Kachikwu, […]

  • Extending validity of JAMB result to 3 years dangerous – Don

    Extending validity of JAMB result to 3 years dangerous – Don

    Dr Oluyombo Onafowokan, an Associate Professor, said on Saturday that the directive by the Senate that JAMB should extend the validity of its results to three years will have negative effect on the nation’s standard of education.

    Onafowokan, a Senior Lecturer, School of Management & Social Sciences, Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos, made the observation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Sango-Ota, Ogun.

    He explained that such policy would make students lackadaisical and unserious.

    According to him, the directive by […]

  • Senate extends JAMB’s result validity period to 3 years

    Senate extends JAMB’s result validity period to 3 years

    According to reports, the Senate on Thursday passed for third reading and approved the extension of the validity period of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) examination results to three academic years.

    Presenting the report titled “Report on a bill for an Act to Amend the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board Act and for other matters connected thereof, 2016 (SB. 245), at plenary, Chairman of the Committee, Senator Jibrin Barau, (APC-Kano North) explained that the purpose of the bill was […]

  • GMO foods will not enter Nigeria in 3 years – NBMA

    GMO foods will not enter Nigeria in 3 years – NBMA

    According to reports, the Director-General of National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Dr Rufus Ebegba, has disclosed that Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) food would not enter Nigerian market in the next three years adding that there might be GMO suspected food like maize, cotton and soya beans that have been officially released in the international market.

    He maintained that the agency carried out a survey and discovered the absence of GMO food in the country stressing that the ones released globally have […]

  • My hubby and I reconciled after splitting up for 3 years – Actress Ronke Oshodi-Oke reveals

    My hubby and I reconciled after splitting up for 3 years – Actress Ronke Oshodi-Oke reveals

    Star actress, Ronke Ojo has made her mark in Nollywood especially in the Yoruba sector of the industry. The thespian became a household name in 2000 when she acted in a movie, Oshodi Oke, from where she got her stage name.

    The actress who recently celebrated her seventh wedding anniversary opened up on how she and her husband split up and then reconciled after three years. She also talked about her forthcoming movie, Osun, the Yoruba Goddess.

    Tell us about your current […]

  • Nigeria will have enough to eat and sell in 3 years, says Audu Ogbeh

    Nigeria will have enough to eat and sell in 3 years, says Audu Ogbeh

    The minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, yesterday in Abuja revealed that Nigeria would in 36 months reach self-sufficiency in major agricultural products such as rice, sorghum, maize, millet, soya beans and wheat.

    He said this would help the nation achieve its aim of weaning itself from oil by import substitution and stabilizing the economy as well as reducing the high import bill generated on food items.

    The minister made the revelation at the ‘National workshop on developing a […]