Why Nass Did’t Pass Yar’Dau’s PIB-ERA

August 27, 2012 Watchdog Reporters 0

Nigeria’s foremost environmental rights advocacy group, Environmental Rights Action (ERA) has explained why the National Assembly (NASS) did not pass the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) — NEWS IN DETAILS

Apple’s Victory Could Mean Fewer Phone Options

August 26, 2012 Watchdog Reporters 0

SAN JOSE, California—A  jury’s conclusion that Samsung stole the innovative technology used by Apple to create its revolutionary iPhone and iPad could mean fewer smartphone — NEWS IN DETAILS

Bill Gates Commits $370M to Invent Toilet of Future

August 26, 2012 Watchdog Reporters 0

SEATTLE, Washington—These aren’t your typical toilets. One uses microwave energy to transform human waste into electricity. Another captures urine and uses it for flushing. And — NEWS IN DETAILS

Nigeria Fuel Union Calls off Strike over Subsidy-Reuters

August 24, 2012 Watchdog Reporters 0

A Nigerian fuel union called off Friday’s planned nationwide strike over the government’s non-payment of fuel subsidies after fraud investigations into the country’s gasoline subsidy — NEWS IN DETAILS

Four Foreign Oil Workers Kidnapped off Nigeria Freed

August 24, 2012 Watchdog Reporters 0

Four foreigners working for Netherlands-based Sea Trucks Group who were kidnapped by pirates off the Nigerian coast on Aug. 4 have been released, the company — NEWS IN DETAILS

Nigeria Frets over Kenya ICT

August 22, 2012 Watchdog Reporters 0

There are fears that Nigeria is being left behind in information and communications technology (ICT) development after US computer services giant IBM elected to build — NEWS IN DETAILS

RIM trains Nigerians on BlackBerry apps

August 22, 2012 Watchdog Reporters 0

Research In Motion (RIM), maker of BlackBerry smartphones has trained 70 Nigerian youth entrepreneurs on how to develop mobile applications in its BlackBerry 10 developer — NEWS IN DETAILS

Group Accuses Lagos State AG of Fresh Plot to Frustrate Daily Times Take-off

August 22, 2012 Watchdog Reporters 0

Written by Chuks Ehirim A group which calls itself South East Forum for Justice and Economic Empowerment[SEFOJE], has alleged that the Attorney General of Lagos — NEWS IN DETAILS

Group Accuses Agip, Says It’s Politically Subversive

August 22, 2012 Watchdog Reporters 0

The Italian oil major in Nigeria, Agip, is currently on the political spot. A group, Niger Delta Indigenous Movement for Radical Change (NDIMRC) is accusing — NEWS IN DETAILS

World No. 2 Coke Bottler Profit Hit by Austerity, Costs-Reuters

August 21, 2012 Watchdog Reporters 0

Coca-Cola Hellenic (CCH), the world’s second-largest bottler of Coca-Cola Co. soft drinks, shed 25 percent of profit in the first half as expected, hurt by — NEWS IN DETAILS