Aso Villa Reads for 17/11/17


Every day, we bring you the best stories the media is reporting about the Government of Nigeria.

Vanguard reports that the Nigerian Navy has established Maritime Safety Information portal for mariners safety which will enable prompt information that will aid safe navigation by mariners through the nation’s water and the Gulf of Guinea.

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) announced that the country’s power transmission capacity had increased by 600 megawatts after it recently energized the second Asaba-Benin 330kV transmission line, so reports Punch.

According to Business Day, “Nigerian retail sector hits $125bn. The report said that “Russell Hughes, Commercial Director, Clarion Events West Africa while quoting the Global Retail Index said there has been an impressive growth of independent market retailers, multiple online and department retailers in Nigeria thanks to the growing middle-class, young demography and rising consumer incomes. Hughes said that the numbers show that Nigeria’s retail market is the largest in the sub-Saharan Africa.”