Category: Editorial

Amehnews reviewing Aiteo Group and NFF Deals

R-L: Aiteo’s DMD, Francis Peters and NFF’s President Amaju Pinnick.  The Aiteo Group, one of Nigeria’s leading indigenous energy firms, recently signing of a 5-year sponsorship and support deal with Nigeria Football Federation, NFF and soccer in Nigeria. Amehnews is of the opinion that the massive N2.5bn deal, is the first of it kind and in-country financial support…

Mechanized Agriculture: Nigeria below 50 tractors per 1000 squarekilometres 

The drive by the Federal Government for Nigeria to attainfood sufficiency may still be a mirage after all unless drastic measures aretaken to overturn the current trends. This is because Nigeria is still far fromthe global standard in terms of the number of tractors per land area thatfarmers own. This revelation was made by Mr.…

Lawyers for South Korea’s Park reject questioning, prosecution says

Lawyers for South Korean President Park Geun-hye have rejected a plan by a special prosecutor investigating a graft scandal to question her, citing a media leak, a spokesman for the prosecutor’s office said on Thursday. The plan was to question Park on Thursday at an undisclosed location, Lee Kyu-chul, spokesman for the prosecutor’s office, told…

The ‘largest crisis on the continent’ is happening in Nigeria, to Nigerians

* Actor, Djimon Honsou, visits Maiduguri to bring attention to urgent malnutrition crisis * Oxfam calls for greater provision of emergency food assistance The ongoing crisis in Northeast Nigeria has been described by the UN as “the largest crisis on the African continent.” According to Oxfam, there are currently 1.2 million internally displaced people in…

CBN Gives NEXIM Bank N300bn Export Stimulation Fund

 CBN Gives NEXIM Bank N300bn Export Stimulation Fund The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday approved a N300 billion export stimulation fund for the Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM). The bank’s Managing Director,  Robert Onya said  during a visit of the Hon. Jones Onyereri- headed House of Representatives Committee on Banking and Currency, that the bank…