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Sylva Assumes Duty as Minister of State for Petroleum

         Chief Timipre Sylva has been appointed The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, and he has assumed duties with a pledge to reposition and chart a way forward for the Nigerian petroleum sector. The NNPC Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, said …

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VON Lauds NNPC on Reputation Turnaround  

The Voice of Nigeria, the mass communication apparatus dedicated to dissemination of information from the country to the outside world, has applauded the improved global reputation of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) which was accentuated with the appointment of Mallam Mele Kyari as the Group Managing Director. Leading a …

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Group urges ICPC to probe MDAs on TSA compliance  

Africa Leadership Strategy and Transparency Development Initiative (ALSTDI) have urged the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to extend its ongoing probe of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to include their level of compliance to the Treasury Single Account (TSA).  The body said this in a statement signed …

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US-China rivalry in Africa set to sharpen in 2019

   Early signs suggest that the US-China rivalry will find its way to the African continent in 2019. While the US is multiplying warnings about the perils of Chinese debt-fuelled spending for economic stability, China will continue to broaden its engagement across the continent, with particular focus on East Africa. …

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The Center for Human Rights and Democracy (CHRDA) condemns Cameroonian government’s travel permit requirements and restrictions in Anglophone regions  

  The Center for Human Rights and Democracy in Africa (CHRDA) the leading human rights organization working to realize human rights in Cameroon,  strongly condemns the decision by the government of President Paul Biya through its Regional Delegate of Transport in the Northwest Region, to issue a travel restriction among …

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