Since my last column appeared, the world has lost two Women Of Substance. On Saturday April 6: Mrs Funmilayo Olayinka, the beautiful, intelligent, principled, hard-working and kind-hearted Deputy Governor of Ekiti State.Read More
I HAVE just read a book called An Illustrated History Of The Jewish People. It was written by my dear friend, Lawrence Joffe; and it moved me to tears.Read More
By Clara Nwachukwu The National Council on Privatisation, NCP, yesterday set up Transition Committees for the 15 Power Holding Company of Nigeria, PHCN successor companies whose preferred bidders recently paid the mandatory 25 percent of their bid values. The move is in a bid to, amongst others, facilitate the smooth transition and eventual handover of
LAST week, I said I thought that people who were attacking President Goodluck Jonathan for pardoning Alamieyeseigha, his former boss, were being too harsh.Read More
Bonny Gas Transport, BGT, a subsidiary of Nigeria LNG Limited, NLNG, yesterday, finalised the deal for the acquisition of six new vessels valued at N254.4 billion ($1.6 billion).Read More
PRESIDENT Jonathan has attracted near-universal condemnation, both in Nigeria and internationally, for pardoning Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, the former Governor of Bayelsa State, under whom he once served as a Deputy.Read More
The US will become a net oil exporter late this year as domestic crude production surpasses imports for the first time in 18 years, the Energy Information Administration said Wednesday.
Helped by a surge in shale-based output in North Dakota and Texas, monthly crude production has pushed past seven million barrels a day and could reach eight million barrels a day by the beginning of 2014.Read More
LAST week, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammed Sa’ad Abubakar III, condemned the government’s crackdown on Boko Haram and said that President Goodluck Jonathan should grant “total amnesty” to the group’s members.Read More
David Cameron, the British Prime Minister, recently revealed that his wife, Samantha, regularly berates him for not having enough women in his Cabinet.Read More
Crude oil fell more than $1 per barrel on Wednesday after U.S. government data showed domestic crude inventories rose much more than forecast.
U.S. crude stocks rose 3.83 million barrels in the week to March 1, the Energy Information Administration said in its weekly report. Analysts had forecast a 500,000-barrel build.Read More