Developing Nigeria’s local content
27 September 2017 | 4:20 pm
The chairman, house committee on Local Content Development in Nigeria Emmanuel Elon says the regulators of the oil and gas sector need to collaborate more to grow the research and development value chain.
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Twenty-two soldiers of the Nigerian Army killed in an ambush by bandits in Niger state have been buried.
Corporal punishment has long been a fact of life for Nigerian schoolchildren. In Katsina State, officials say school attendance improved after the practice was banned.
A year ago, Russia stopped gas flows to the EU via the Nord Stream pipeline to inflict pain on the bloc for its overwhelming support for Ukraine. The weaponization of its gas supplies has ended up hurting Moscow more.
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As it's back-to-school time in France, we take a look at the many challenges facing the nation's education system. We also discuss a dilemma over the burning of the Koran in Denmark and Sweden. On the environmental front, Le Monde discusses our plastic problem. Finally, a new study discovers the possible health benefits of sulphur dioxide, the smelly gas in farts. Tiny amounts could help us age better.
President Bola Tinubu was elected in a closely contested poll in February. The losing candidates have challenged the results citing irregularities.
The Biden administration has scrapped oil leases in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge on the basis of "legal deficiencies". The leases awarded by the Trump administration had been widely criticised by environmental groups. However, the White House's move comes after it approved an oil drilling project in another Alaskan reserve a few months ago. Also in this edition, China's trade slump persists and our Taiwan correspondent Lucie Barbazanges meets with insiders from the semiconductor industry.
Talk about unexpected U-turns. And it is that José Peseiro is back like he never left as a head coach of the Super Eagles. And of course, that conversation is there for the taking alongside a preview of the all-important games against São Tomé and Príncipe on Sunday.
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Nigeria made their debut at the recent Invictus Games. Dismissed by critics as a cynical, expensive spectacle, the Games are a chance for participants suffering from physical and psychological trauma to exchange ideas.
Ile Ife is the cultural center of Nigeria's Yoruba people. Our guide is the leader of the Yoruba king's personal band.
Nigerian President Bola Tinubu said on Tuesday he was seeking to re-establish constitutional order to address political and economic problems in neighboring Niger following a July coup and welcomed any support for the process.
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