Alison Madueke emerges OPEC’s first female president

Nigeria’s Petroleum Minister, Deziani Alison-Madueke was on Thursday elected as the new president of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) at the ongoing 166th General Assembly of the body. She is the first female president of OPEC, an organization of only oil producing nations in the world. Alison-Madueke is replacing former OPEC President and Libyan Vice Prime […]

FG to link state capitals with rail system

President  Goodluck Jonathan has said that all  state capitals cities in the country would be linked with rail transportation to boost the nation’s economy. Jonathan stated this in London at the 17th meeting of the Honorary International Investment Council (HIIC) with the theme: Rail Transportation. He said that with such nationwide rail coverage, roads and highways […]

492 sex workers prosecuted, okada riders jailed in Abuja

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Senator Bala Muhammed has said a special police squad in the country’s capital city has arrested 492 commercial sex workers, 128 miscreants and 17 mentally ill persons. Also, the special task squad successfully ensured the conviction of 25 okada riders. The 25 men were all sentenced to jail without […]