You know, sometimes maybe if we celebrate ourselves and acknowledge how much we can do, it will spur us on to doing greater things. Do you know that Nigeria accounts for about 70% of global yam production with an annual output of about 40m tonnes?
Yam is an important dietary element for Nigerian and West African...
Multi-purpose machine guns
It is simply impossible to defend yourself if you have to go and buy such equipment on the international market. For starters, the...
Happy new year everyone. Welcome to 2020, the year Nigeria turns 62. Our collective goal should be to make it a turning point for our beloved nation
Let me lighten your day up with some mouth-watering data. Do you know that the global footwear industry was worth $290bn in 2019?
By 2024, this is set to rise to...
We will boost generated electricity from the current 7,000MW to South Africa’s 50,000MW
This government will increase the kilometres of tarred roads from the current 200,000km to South Africa’s 750,000km
Between now and when we leave office, we will increase the length of our railway network from the current...
MEMBERS of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) have agreed to repeal some of the production cuts they introduced in a bid to rally prices after indications that global demand looks set to pick up later this year.
Following the collapse in global crude oil consumption in the wake of the coronavirus...
NIGERIA has been excluded from the list of 28 countries granted debt pardon by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) under the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust (CCRT) which offers an amnesty to very poor countries.
As a result of the economic fallout of coronavirus pandemic, many poor countries have been unable to...
(1) Today is February 5 and for me it is significant in that it was on this day in 1945 that America’s General Douglas MacArthur returned to Manila after the US recaptured the Philippines from Japan. By February 1945, it was clear that the Allies were going to win the war both in Europe and Asia. Thinking ahead, they...
(1) Top marks to President Biden for hitting the ground running with his economic stimulus plan on day one. It is very impressive and shows he was ready for office long before he was sworn-in
(2) I fully expect the US Congress to pass his economic stimulus bill. Reading through the proposals, it is clear that if you...
GOVERNOR Babagana Zulum of Borno State has lashed out at Arab nations for not doing enough to help his people or provided them with enough humanitarian assistance as they grapple with the Boko Haram insurgency.
Borno State has been the epicentre of the insurgency that has been raging since 2009 as Boko Haram seek to...
NIGERIA'S Super Eagles will now play African champions Algeria in a friendly on October 9 after their original opponents Ivory Coast pulled out citing logistical challenges as the Elephants already have two games lined up during the window.
With there being a Fifa international window next month, the Eagles had been billed...