This has nothing to do with the cliché “What a man can do, a woman can do better”. It is a tale of extreme poverty which has forced these women, most of whom are faced with the difficult task of providing for their families, into the tough business of manual stone crushing around Federal Capital Territory.
The inter-agency initiative of the Federal Government aimed at ensuring efficient gas supply for power generation and finding a lasting solution to power supply challenges has announced a N213bn facility to help offset the legacy gas debts and address the revenue shortfall in the power sector.
International forex broker Forex Time (FXTM) has once again been recognized as an influential player in the forex industry, winning two awards from Global Banking & Finance Review: “Fastest Growing ECN Broker Asia” and “Best Partner Program Asia”.
The United States Government, through its international development agency and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), on Thursday in Abuja, are to sign an agreement worth $23. 6 million to promote regional stability and improve the region’s trade competitiveness.
The Network for Accountability of Tobacco Transnationals (NATT) has called on Nigerians especially journalists to anticipate visibility events by tobacco industry to thwart the sixth session of the Conference of Parties of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC/COP6) to be held in Moscow in October 8-13, 2014.
Striking oil workers have vowed that there was no going back on their action until unresolved issues of the management of their pension were addressed by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria (NUTGTWN), has urged the Federal Government to increase the 100 billion naira Textile Intervention Fund from to one trillion Naira if it is serious about reviving the textile and garment industry in the country.
Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke Tuesday said, the federal government is committed to fully execute the cleanup of Ogoniland as recommended in the environmental assessment report submitted to it by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).