• How fake products contributed to economic recession – SON explains

    How fake products contributed to economic recession – SON explains

    The Director-General of the Standard Organisation of Nigeria, SON, Dr. Paul Angya, has explained how the unrestrained influx of substandard products into Nigeria contributed to the current economic recession in the country.

    Addressing journalists and other stakeholders during a-two day Capacity Development Retreat for media executives in Lagos, he stated that the country was facing the most supreme challenge of economic downturn, facilitated by continual spread of substandard goods across the Nigerian market.

    According to him, “These substandard products are like weeds […]

  • How Jonathan, Buhari contributed to Abuja-Kaduna rail project — Amaechi explains

    How Jonathan, Buhari contributed to Abuja-Kaduna rail project — Amaechi explains

    The Minister of Aviation, Rotimi Amaechi, used his speech at the commissioning ceremony of the Abuja-Kaduna axis of Lagos-Kano Railway to itemise the contributions made by successive governments to the completion of the project.

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday declared the standard gauge rail line open for commercial use at a well-attended ceremony.

    But critics, especially supporters of former President Goodluck Jonathan, said Mr. Buhari and Mr. Amaechi failed to recognise the input of Mr. Jonathan to the project.

    Some supporters said Mr. […]