Finally, President Jonathan declares State of Emergency in certain parts of Nigeria

President Goodluck  Jonathan of Nigeria recently declared a State of Emergency in certain parts of Nigeria. Find the speech below. ———————————– 1. Fellow Nigerians, it has become necessary to address you on recent events in some parts of the country that have threatened our collective security and shaken the foundations of our corporate existence as […]

Finalists: #Top10NigerianStartups 2011

A wonderful journey has come to an end, as we now have the list of the #Top10NigerianStartups for 2011. Thanks to our judging panel at @StartUpNG as well as the 293 votes recorded, we have come out with ‘The List’.  The complete list of nominees had 18 startups, but here’s our Top 10.                      From a combined score awarded by the […]

Techloy Versus Webtrends Nigeria….And the Winner is…

Next on our list on CP-Africa Versus is Techloy versus Webtrends Nigeria. (We recently announced Versus… a series of posts we will be published throughout New Years’ eve on interesting brands, tools or products that have been fascinating in the past year. You can read our post about it here). See also Linda Ikeji Versus […]

“I am not against the poor” – Fashola

Governor Fashola of Lagos recently rejected notions that his Government is pro-elite. Speaking directly in response to criticisms about the Lekki- Epe Expressway toll, the Governor said that though he would love to reverse to the toll, he was contractually bound by prior agreements with the Lekki Concession Company. He also made his comments in […]

“Why refineries are not working” – Jonathan

Refineries in Nigeria are not working because of defective Turn Around Maintenance (TAM) said President Goodluck Jonathan at a recent media chat. According to President Jonathan the Federal Government wants to eventually leave the operations of the refineries to the private sector so that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) will be concerned primarily with […]