Africa

Fuel subsidy removal: Jonathan launches first phase of mass transit scheme with 1100 buses

Abuja, Jan. 9, 2012 (NAN) President Goodluck Jonathan has launched the first phase of mass transit support scheme involving 110 buses, in fulfillment of his promise on palliatives for the fuel subsidy removal. In his remarks during the launching in Abuja on Sunday, Jonathan said besides ameliorating the suffering of commuters, the scheme would help […]

Nigeria News

On Nigeria-U.S Relationship Over the Past 50 Years

I have just received and read the pictorial book commissioned by the Embassy of Nigeria in the United States of America celebrating 50 years of friendship between Nigeria and the United States of America and titled – ‘The United States and Nigeria; Celebrating 50 years of Friendship & Progress in Pictures’. Several exchanges between Nigerian leaders and U.S Presidents […]

Markets

Nollywood: Investing in The Entertainment Industry -Goodluck jonathan

During my series of notes in the run up to Nigeria’s fiftieth independence anniversary, I expressed a desire to grow Nigeria’s entertainment industry into a world class one where we would see Nollywood movies being played in theatres and grossing hundreds of millions of Naira as well as have recording artists like Tuface Idibia, Dbanj, Banky W, P-Square, Timi Dakolo, […]

Africa

Goodluck Jonathan declaration of Intent For The 2011 Presidential Race

(Codewit)The Nigerian president, Jonathan Goodluck declared his intention via Facebook  to run for 2011 presidential election and here is the except of his declaraton. Dear compatriots, four months ago, providence placed me at the leadership of our dear country, following the untimely death of our dear former President, my brother and leader, President Umaru Musa […]