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Daily Archives: July 31, 2018

Obasanjo meets with Jonathan again in closed-door meeting

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, met with ex-president Goodluck Jonathan and his wife, Patience at their residence in Otuoke, Ogbia Local Government Area, Bayelsa state this morning. The former presidents held a closed-door meeting with other dignitaries including the governor of Bayelsa, Mr. Seriake Dickson. Obasanjo who arrived Yenagoa, the state capital yesterday with other notable personalities for this month’s ... Read More »

Dangote, Gates partner to reduce malnutrition in Nigeria

Aliko Dangote Foundation and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have expressed commitments to reduce malnutrition in Nigeria through improved quality fortification of foods. They made the pledge during the Food Processing and Nutrition Leadership Forum in Lagos where chief executives of leading food processing companies committed to adequate fortification in major food staples by 2020. Larry Umunna, Country Director, TechnoServe ... Read More »

Electricity price drops by 6% in Kenya

There has been a reduction in the retail price of electricity by 6 per cent, subsequently cushioning 3.6 million users in Kenya. Kenya’s Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) announced the reduction. According to ERC, the overall unit cost of power will reduce from Kshs 17.77/($0.18)KWh in 2017/18 to Kshs 16.64($0.17)/Kwh 2018/19 representing an overall reduction of costs by 6% over the ... Read More »