According to available statistics, out of the more than 800,000 workers of the textile industry during its peak, only 100,000 were on its payroll by 1995. The number further dropped to 50,000 in 2004 and 30,000 in 2006.
Editors comments and blogs
I am tired of reading calamity reports from Nigerian newspapers. Why is it so difficult to fact check and edit stories before publishing it.
The media are divided, while some questioned the decision, others hailed it as a welcome relief and 'good riddance' to the NFF.
The 2010 FIFA World Cup has started and it is supposed to be a great boost to Africa, it's an African World cup.
Nigeria had in the past few months been taken over by hoodlums and power crazies, the citizens have been treated like fools and hoodwinked with lies, until one woman broke rank and exposed all the lies.
The cost of flights to South Africa for the FIFA 2010 World Cup have exposed the long-time sufferings of African travellers in the hands of Western-owned airlines.
Happy New Year all. Nigeria's former first Lady Maryam Babangida passed on last week and since then i have read so many articles about the former 'Queen of Aso Rock'.
Whilst preparing this piece for NewsPulse this week, I came across this article written by Farooq Kperogi on his blog aptly titled "10 Most Annoying Nigerian Media English Expressions".
One of the major challenges facing Nigeria since the return of democracy in 1999 is the capacity of core stakeholders in the various aspects of democratic governance.