Press Releases

Elevating Affordable Housing Investments In Emerging Markets With Green Building

Peridot Parkland Estate becomes the first post-construction project to receive EDGE Advanced in Nigeria. VICTOR, New York, May 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — International provider of affordable housing solutions, EchoStone, recently completed a community of 252 houses, Peridot Parkland Estate. This affordable housing community is the first in Nigeria, and among the first in Africa, to […]


Kerosene import crashes, diesel rises

Nigeria may have recorded significant shift in energy consumption pattern with National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, data showing massive drop in kerosene imports while a significant increase has been recorded in diesel import. The volume of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), otherwise known as petrol, importation rose marginally. Industry analysts believe that more consumers of kerosene […]


NSE investors get N130 billion in equities

Trading activities in the equities sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange has continued upbeat on Wednesday as investors gain N130 billion. At the end of transactions all share index closed at 24,452.23 basis points or 249.36 basis points higher than Tuesday’s 24,202.87. Accordingly, investors gained N130 billion as market capitalization stood at N12,743 trillion or […]


Customs generates N117.8bn from Tin Can port

The Tin-Can Island Port Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has generated N117.8bn between January and April 2020. According to a statement signed by the Public Relations Officer, NCS Tin Can Island Command, Uche Ejesieme, the revenue was achieved by deploying Time Release Study tool to aid trade facilitation and revenue generation. Customs Area Controller, […]


Covid-19: Cross River lifts suspension on public worship

Religious organisations can now hold public worship sessions in Cross River State, south-south Nigeria from May 24th, 2020. Governor Ben Ayade gave the conditional order on Wednesday’s evening in Calabar, the capital city. Governor Ayade acknowledged the support of the religious leaders in the fight against the Coronavirus, saying ”their cooperation has enabled the state remained […]


Covid-19: Osun Governor commissions 160-bed Isolation Centre

The Osun State Governor in Southwest Nigeria has commissioned a 160-bed isolation center. The health facility located at Mercyland hospital in Osogbo, the State capital was renovated by a non-governmental organisation, the Coalition Against Covid-19 (CACOVID). The coalition also donated 100 beds with equipment and consumables, in addition to 60beds donated by the state government. Governor Adegboyega Oyetola said ”the same […]