10 countries in the world with largest population without electricity as Nigeria overtakes India

With over 200 million population according to the United Nation (UN) population index, Nigeria is faced with numerous challenges among which is the stability of electricity. On the outer scale, the problem of lack of access to power has brought some companies down to their feet, with foreign investors also being chased away due to […]

RANKING NIGERIAN GOVERNORS JANUARY, 2021: Ganduje the lone voice of reason

In the month of August 2019, Ripples Nigeria embarked on a journey to appraise and rank the performance of Nigerian governors under the title ‘Ranking Nigerian Governors’. From the outset, the ‘Top 5 and Bottom 5’ ranking appraised the performances of state chief executives according to policy initiatives and executed programmes, their inaction and gaffes, […]

Aregbesola vs Omisore: Minister’s aide calls out Osun Education Commissioner, Folorunso

A former Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Regional Integration to Rauf Aregbesola, Wale Alabi, has called out the Osun State Commissioner for Education, Folorunso Oladoyin Bamisayemi, for saying that Senator Iyiola Omisore was on the same level with the Minister of Interior. In a post on his social media handle, the former SSA disclosed that […]

IGP harps on cordial working relationship between Force headquarters & Police Service Commission

….Says Personnel discipline and professionalism, key to nation security success.  The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu has re-affirmed the commitment of the Force to enhancing internal discipline and professionalism among its workforce, noting that personnel discipline and professionalism are key to national security.  The IGP made this known, Tuesday 23rd February, 2021 at the Force Headquarters, […]

‘Confirmation of ex-service chiefs: Ambassadorial portfolio insufficient to stop ICC investigation’

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has taken a swipe at the All Progressives Congress, APC, leadership in the Senate for “betraying Nigerians” by clearing former services chiefs for ambassadorial portfolios despite allegation of crime against humanity committed under their command. The party however insisted that the clearance will not stop the investigation and possible prosecution […]

CYBERSECURITY: Beware, new hacking method, Agent Tesla comes through email attachment

A research firm, Sophos, has joined in the call for African mobile money, and internet users generally, to guard their data jealously as fintech growth appears to be astronomical in the continent. According to Sophos, as data explosion sets to happen in Africa considering the growth in mobile money and other financial services accounts, users […]

FG concessions 12 highways to investors

…Expects N1.34 trn investments, 250, 000 jobs to be created .…Obtains nod from ICRC to proceed with project In its bid to ensure regular maintenance of  road networks across the country, the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing plans to concession no fewer than 12 federal highways to private entities to manage. The arrangement will […]

We shall fight criminality with every legal means ― Southwest governors

We’re not against any ethnic nationality or business No to open grazing Chairman of the South West Governors Forum Rotimi Akeredolu has declared that the governors in the region would fight criminality with every legal means. Akeredolu equally dismissed the views held by some Northern governors and leaders that Amotekun was established to tackle ethnic […]

Cryptocurrency: We acted in Nigerians’ best interest ― Emefiele

The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele says the Bank’s decision to prohibit deposit money banks, non-banking institutions, and other financial institutions from facilitating trading and dealings in cryptocurrency is in the best interest of Nigerian depositors and the country’s financial system. Mr Emefiele made the declaration on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, […]