Business

NDDC: Feathers may ruffle over alleged N1trn fraudulent contracts

There are indications that those who ran the affairs of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) between 2017 and 2019, maybe called to explain the award of 1,921 emergency contracts valued at N1.3 trillion within seven months in 2019. Mr Nsima Ekere served as NDDC managing director after taking over from the former acting managing […]

Interviews

2018 Africa SME Roundtable: We’re fully ready to host Africa — DG, Bayelsa MEDA

Bayelsa State is set to host global leaders storming Yenagoa, the state capital, within the week for the 2018 Africa SME Roundtable. Mr Ebiekure Jasper Eradiri, Director-General of Bayelsa State Microfinance and Enterprise Development Agency (BYMEDA), briefed newsmen on the three-day event. For the benefit of those who have never heard of or had contacts with […]

General

Chekhov’s Three Sisters gets Nigerian reboot Xraying Biafran war

UK-based Nigerian playwright Inua Ellams gives Anton Chekhov’s classic play ‘Three Sisters a radical new setting: 1960s Nigeria during the Biafran War. Ellams’s play explores the experiences, loves and losses of three sisters stranded in a small eastern town as war encroaches and throws their lives into disarray. The conflict was fought by the Nigerian […]