Young Africans fired up by African Development Bank agribusiness mentoring partnership with Purdue University For Miriam Ahuna Ofoeze, nothing now stands between her and her cherished goal of becoming a successful agribusiness entrepreneur. Thanks to an innovative training programme sponsored by the African Development Bank at Purdue University, Indianapolis, the young Nigerian is even convinced […]
Nigeria, three others get Trump’s US$639m aid: United States President, Donald Trump, at the weekend promised US$639m in aid to feed people facing starvation because of drought and conflict in the North-eastern part of Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen. Of the funding, US$121m will go to Nigeria, according to Rob Jenkins, acting head, Bureau of Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance at the US Agency for International Development (USAID).
Gas shortage grounds NIPP power stations: The operations of eight brand new power stations built under the National Integrated Power Project (NIPP) by the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan to supply 4,201 megawatts of electricity have been grounded by inadequate supply of gas to fire their turbines for power generation.