Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Politics of the Economy

Cardinal Heenan, Biafra and Christendom.

  Biafra moved the Christian world like no other conflict before it.The Christian world came together and held the first interdenominational service for Biafra on...

Yemi Osinbajo’s speech at #Biafra50 could usher in a new era...

  The Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Foundation today held a conference to mark 50 years since Nigerian experienced the Biafran War. The event was tagged ‘Memory...

How Africa can stop the World from continuously plundering her wealth

  The Honest Account report released on 25th May to mark Africa Day confirms what has already been known that Africa as a continent is...

25 May: Africa Day 2017

The Continent of Africa observes and celebrates in a special way the 25 May. The day is known as “Africa Day.” Africa Day is promoted...

NAF Jets Destroy Logistics Base of Boko Haram Terrorists in Sambisa

  The Nigerian Air Force Component of Operation LAFIYA DOLE conducted an Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) mission in the Sambisa general area, as part...

Bola Tinubu pays air fare to fly back the body of...

  A National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, on Monday bankrolled the freight fare of late Nollywood actress, Moji Olaiya from...

Want to join the Nigerian Army ? Please Read this!!

  The Nigerian Army, through the Chief of Administration, Major-General I. M. Alkali, has announced its zonal screening for the 76th regular recruitment intake for...

OSINBAJO:SIGNS 3 SIGNS EXECUTIVE ORDERS TO EASE BUSINESS & BUY LOCALLY...

OSINBAJO SIGNS 3 FAR-REACHING EXECUTIVE ORDERS TO EASE BUSINESS, FAST TRACK BUDGET SUBMISSIONS & PROMOTE MADE IN NIGERIA PRODUCTS In exercise of the presidential authorities...

IF NIGERIA FAILS TO RESTRUCTURE,THERE MIGHT BE CONSEQUENCES

There has been calls for Restructure lately and this has reached a crescendo that it can't be ignored. In some quarters like the Eastern...

APC CAN’T WIN ANAMBRA — Ezeife

  “APC can’t rig election in Anambra. We will organise to resist it. Nobody is afraid. “Some people from our side are planning along with some...

Yemi Osibanjo : Can he demonstrate a sufficient will power ?

Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for the truth. ~Benjamin Disraeli. This statement is in tandem with what the...

EKWEREMADU AT 55: A STATESMAN IN POLITICS

  “A politician thinks of the next election, a statesman, of the next generation.” - James Freeman Clark The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu,...

EFCC To Appeal Dismissal of N190m Fraud Charge against Oronsaye

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is to appeal the ruling today by Justice Olasumbo Olajumoke Goodluck of the FCT High Court, Abuja...

NIS Debunks Scarcity of International Passport Booklets

  The attention of the Comptroller General of Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, MFR has been drawn to some media reports of persistent scarcity of Passport...

EMMANUEL MACRON’S VICTORY IN FRANCE REIGNITES A CALL FOR MORE YOUTH...

The people of France have decided that Emmanuel Macron will be their next president. 66.06 percent of the votes went to Mr Macron while...

Biafra & Nigeria : Why we must find a lasting economic...

    Nnamdi Kanu has been released, glasses of champagne has been clicked in the Eastern part of Nigeria and some parts of the Niger Delta...

THE POLITICAL INTRIGUE BEHIND IPOB LEADER NNAMDI KANU’S BAIL

Tuesday, April 25, a federal high court in Abuja, presided by Justice Binta Nyako, granted Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the indigenous people of Biafra,...

…And these are the 15 Reasons Why Anambra Workers Celebrate this...

    In Anambra... Workers Are Blessed!!! That is what many workers across the federation said! you can call it envy, you can call it admiration,...

Lagos State finalizes plan to relocate Computer Village !!!

The Lagos State Government has concluded plans to relocate the Otigba market popularly called Computer Village in a bid to reduce the gridlock that...

FG declares Monday May 1 as public holiday to observe workers’...

The Federal Government has declared Monday May 1, 2017 as public holiday to commemorate the 2017 workers’ day celebration. The Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen....

FG To Support Family Of Quintuplets With Housing Under Fish Programme

As part of efforts to ensure the welfare of Nigerians and Civil Servants in particular, the Federal government at the weekend, promised to support...

Joint Security Operatives Conducts Cordon and Search Operation in Oyi LGA,...

Following intelligence report, Operatives of the Department of State Security Services Anambra State Command and a Patrol Team from 302 General Support Regiment Onitsha,...

THE FOLLOWING ARE 8 WAYS TO BE POOR AND STAY POOR

  I got this from a friend, and I thought it worthy of sharing with you this beautiful Tuesday morning. I hope someone gets inspired... THE...

93 Days of Internet Shutdown in Cameroon: Advocacy Lessons Learnt

  April 20, 2017, was  the 93rd day of the Internet shutdown in the English speaking regions of Cameroon. On January 17, 2017, the Cameroonian...

Recycling: Perfecting The Act In Nigeria By Politicians

Globally, everybody is encouraged to go green, if you cannot go green, then recycle. But, there are thing that should be recycled  and from...

We are more than HR Outsourcing Firm, We Have Evolved  –...

  Olalekan Olude, cofounder, Jobberman, explains the motive behind Jobberman, the strides and training facilities the organization offers apart from traditional labour outsourcing which Jobberman is...

THERE ARE DOUBTS SURROUNDING JAMB’S READINESS TO CONDUCT THE 2017 UTME

The 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, is set to take place as from May 13 to May 20. It was initially scheduled to...

“Last Real Estate”

I am not very sure about other people presently constituted as “Nigerians” but I am sure of my own people, the Igbo. An Igbo...

HOW ELECTRONIC VOTING WILL CHANGE THE FACE OF NIGERIA’S FUTURE GENERAL...

On the 31st of March, 2017, the Nigerian Senate passed the Electoral Act No. 6 2010 (Amendment) Bill 2017 into law. This bill gives...

Ghana, Gabon More Developed Than Nigeria

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has released its 2016 human development index report which rated Gabon, Ghana and a host of other countries...

Nigeria lags behind ECOWAS countries on arms marking

  The Presidential Committee on Small Arms and Light Weapons (PRESCOM) has said that Nigeria is lagging behind other ECOWAS countries the tracing, marking, security...

APPRAISING THE EMIR OF KANO’S CALL FOR AN END TO POVERTY...

The Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, has called on religious and political leaders in northern Nigeria to do more in addressing the twin...

My Mission is to Bridge The Education Gap Between The Northern...

  Emir Sanusi, the current Emir of Kano, Nigeria’s foremost Northern city and Islamic symbol in Nigeria. Sanusi, is a clear departure from the line...

FG LAUNCHES IMMIGRATION REGULATIONS 2017

The Federal Government has formally presented the Immigration Regulations 2017 designed to enhance the protection of the nation’s borders from migratory crimes. Making the presentation...

NIGERIA TO PURCHASE MILITARY AIRCRAFT FROM AMERICA IN A DEAL WORTH...

Ngeria’s fight against extremist sect Boko Haram will receive a boost following plans by US President’s Donald Trump to sell up to a dozen...

About 3 million Children Are Beggers In Kano State

Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, the state governor of Kano observed that there are about three million out of school children, roaming the streets of the...

FROM BREXIT TO COMMONWEALTH: AFRICA NEEDS TO PREVENT “EMPIRE 2.0”

  Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May activated Article 50 of the European Union, a process which actively commenced the UK’s exit from the European Union (EU),...

CAPITAL FLIGHT OR REPARATION : HOW MONEY FROM NIGERIA FUNDS FLAMBOYANT...

  The rise of the flamboyant real estate in the village of Miziara in Lebanon has been attributed to the inflow of revenue from Lebanese...

In resolving the standoff between the executive and the legislative, President...

After several episodes of the drawn battle for supremacy and a needless flex of power muscles between the Executive and the Legislative, the presidency...

The Fulani Herdsmen: Modernism, Nomadic  and Stealth Destruction

  “Fulanis from across the country and neighbouring countries gathered here last week and they requested for my permission to go and retaliate but I...

CRUDE OIL (Petroleum), “The Mother Of All Commodities” and what Nigeria...

  Our needs increases on a daily bases; these needs are influenced directly or indirectly by the availability or price of crude oil. More so,...

CHAIRMAN OF STANBIC IBTC BANK RESIGNS

  On Tuesday, 21st March 2017, Mr. Atedo Peterside, Chairman of Stanbic IBTC Bank, sent a letter to the board stating that he would be...

Wear or Don’t Appear: Ali Goes to Court For Interpretation

  To wear or not to wear uniform seems to be the major discourse going on in the Nigeria Senate. This matter has been raging...

Nigeria: Rising inflation dampens consumer confidence

But despite the potential side effects these measures could have had, GDP grew by 4.9%, the naira traded at N150 to the dollar and...

The Nigerian Oil Sector: The Lack of Ownership and Visionary Leadership

  Oil is now $51 per barrel. Nigeria on my mind. We must STOP our leaders from negotiating for political power with economic items they...

Sexual Harassment Is What I am Used To As a Director...

In this interview with Chima Okereke, a seasoned practitioner and director in the Nigerian motion picture industry known as Nollywood. He discussed the challenges...

Biafra: Why lasting Solution Must Be Found Using Economics

Biafra, has turned out to be that proverbial bee that has perches at the Nigeria’s scrotum. Allow the bee,it stings the hell out of...

‘The Hard Facts To Rescue The Nigerian Economy’

By Chukwuma Soludo Introduction: Let me thank the leadership of Vanguard Newspapers for inviting me to lead the discussion on “The Hard Facts to Rescue the...

A Cursory Look at Nigeria’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan

Nigeria’s GDP performance improved slightly in the 4th quarter of 2016, and showed us a route to recovery. The current recession has affected all...

Agriculture not the best way for diversification in Nigeria

  Go back to the farm, youths must farm and operation feed the nation. I know must of us must have come across these jingles...

FG To Power Tertiary Institutions With Solar Energy

The Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Usman Jibril has disclosed that the Federal Government was set to power nine Universities in the country...

FG releases Economic Recovery Plan

  The Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) which unveils a road map for Nigeria’s economic recovery, growth and sustainable development has been released. It...

NCS Provides Update on Customs Duty for Vehicles

  In response to public complains and suggestions, the Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd) has approved the adjustment of points of payment...

GE Partners with The Tony Elumelu Foundation on Lagos Garage

    The partnership results from the mutual interest of both organizations to foster economic growth and empowerment in Nigeria by building a skilled workforce and...

Customs Duty: NCS Gives Deadline for Vehicles Owners

Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd) has approved a grace period of one month, between Monday 13th March to Wednesday 12th April...

At last, Government Announces the Closure of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport

The Federal Government has formally announced the closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. According to the government, the airport would be shut down...

Where the minorities marginalised by Igbo in 60s?

A Cross Riverian (A Calabar man) Some weeks back on one of your posts I made a rebuttal about the erroneous and mischievous rants of...

A CBN Director Has Explained Why They Can’t Regulate Bitcoins

    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said that unlike it is being touted in some media quarters, they are not against financial innovations....

Dangote Foundation commits N200m for Kano Specialist Hospital rehabilitation

  The Foundation handed over to the hospital management a renovated maternity ward, two ultra-modern maternity laboratories, upgraded water supply system Eclampsia ward, theatre and...

Andela: Tech startup questions why Nigerian engineer was detained at JFK

"What is an abstract class and why do you need it?" "Write a function to check if a Binary Search Tree is balanced." Those are the...

PDP and the burden of nemesis

By IKE ABONYI This story is original to a Russian author but retold by a German, Frederick Gietz. The Russian author told about the time...

ABUJA HOSTS, FPG TECHNOLOGIES EVENT, TAGGED BUSINESS AGILITY WITH CONFIDENCE

  FPG Technologies & Solutions Limited, one of Nigeria’s foremost IT company known for providing mobile, cloud and IT security solutions to various sectors of...

FG to hire 350,000 more unemployed graduates

The federal government has announced plans to hire 350,000 more unemployed graduates under the N-Power Volunteer Corps. The Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity...

Court, CBN Asked to Wind Up Heritage Bank Over Insolvency, Distress...

CBN The Federal High Court in Abuja and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) have been asked to wind up and revoke the operational...

New British Deputy High Commissioner for Lagos arrives Nigeria

The British High Commission in Nigeria has announced the arrival of Laure Beaufils, appointed as British Deputy High Commissioner for Lagos, Laure is the...
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