The Zoo Nigeria ranks low in Global Innovation Index

Nigeria was placed in the 110th position out of the 143 countries polled in the Global Innovation Index report released in Sydney, Australia yesterday. Switzerland, the United Kingdom and Sweden topped this year’s Global Innovation Index in annual rankings published by Cornell University, INSEAD and the World Intellectual Property Organization. No African country made the…

Abuja no longer the same

The Commissioner of Police, Federal Capital Territory Command, Joseph Mbu gave a bizarre order  last week: henceforth, any resident of Abuja who wishes to refill his gas cylinder would have to obtain a permit from the police as movement of gas cylinders from one place to another in the Federal Capital Territory has been banned!…

Nigeria’s oil exploration drops by 12%

Oil exploration activities in Nigeria and other African countries have dropped by 12 per cent between May and June, this year. The drop, according to Global oil industry analysts at Baker Hughes, reflected in the rig count during the period under review. The implication of the finding means that the continent may be producing at…