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23 Feb 2015
SOME three months after he was conferred with his 11th honorary doctorate degree by the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), in appreciation of his remarkable works as a legal practitioner of 52 years standing and as an educationist and for his selflessness in seeing to the establishment of the university, the Founder and Chancellor…
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23 Feb 2015
IN today’s world, the stack reality is that for university graduates and other professionals, job competition and unemployment are becoming stiffer and tougher. Unfortunately, government’s response to the unemployment problem is slow, inadequate and not radical. Unemployment in Nigeria is one of the most critical problems the country is facing. The years of corruption, civil…
Moghalu
23 Feb 2015
FORMER Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sogato Strategies LLC, Dr Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu has been appointed a professor at Tufts University’s Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in Boston, Massachusetts.   Dr. Moghalu will be the Professor of Practice in International Business and Public Policy…
23 Feb 2015
The Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO) has empowered not less than 1.4 million clients with financial and social services loan worth N85.4million since inception.   Management of LAPO stated this when it rewarded 451 of its staff who have spent various lengths of years with the organisation.  According to the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of…
23 Feb 2015
HERE is the thing: I know you would like to get a job with the Shell Development Corporation.  For parents and guardians, I know you would like your ward to get a job with McKinsey and Company, but here is why she should work for Chimezie & Boys . . . first. Chimezie & Boys…
23 Feb 2015
ACCORDING to Josh Bersin, in Deloitte’s 2013 report, Talent Analytics: From Small Data to Big Data, 75% of HR leaders acknowledge analytics are important to the success of their organizations. But 51% have no formal talent analytics plans in place. Nearly 40% say they don’t have the resources to conduct sound talent analytics. Asked to rate…
23 Feb 2015
OIL prices fell yesterday as worries about oversupply in North America and a strong dollar pushed Brent futures towards $59 a barrel and U.S. contracts below $49 a barrel.   After an initial rise along with global markets on optimism that another euro zone crisis over Greek debt had been averted for now, prices began…
23 Feb 2015
JAPANESE business sentiment edged up in February and it is seen improving further, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday, underlining the economy’s gradual recovery from a slump although companies remain wary about sluggish demand. The Reuters Tankan - which closely tracks the Bank of Japan’s key tankan survey - backs this week’s GDP report which…
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18 Feb 2015
CONCERNED about the objections to implement certain aspects of the Yayale Ahmed Presidential Committee of Experts on Professional Relationships in the Public sector, the Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), has urged health workers to have a rethink.  MDCAN said the report, if implemented, would bring relative peace to the health sector.  President…
18 Feb 2015
NIGERIAN engineers have been challenged to make a mark in the world of science and technology while also making scientific discoveries, which is capable of earning them Nobel Laureates in science and putting the country in the world map of science.      They have also been urged not to see the acquirement of their…
18 Feb 2015
• 16 teams to develop innovative solutions to global challenges   THE Global Resilience Partnership yesterday announced 16 teams selected to  move forward in the Global Resilience Challenge.      Teams were chosen from among nearly 500 applicants across six continents.  In applying for the Global Resilience Challenge, teams were asked to submit their vision…
18 Feb 2015
THE Association of Retired Police Officers of Nigeria (ARPON) has commended the Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) on the ongoing verification of Police pensioners in the country.   The commendation was given at the weekend when the association executive led by its first Vice-President and former Governor of Rivers State, DIG Fidelis Oyakhilome (Rtd), paid…

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International law and finance expert, Dr. Jennifer Douglas, has been nominated for the Wintrade Global Award under the Woman Icon of the year category and would speak at the Wintrade Global Women in Business Summit at the London House of Lords, London, United Kingdom. Dr. Douglas, who made the list of 100 Most Reputable Africans,…
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Following the death of the Abia PDP gubernatorial candidate Prof. Eleazar Uche Ikonne on January 25, 2022, and the subsequent directive by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to conduct a fresh primary within 14 days to replace him, members of the Abia PDP State Caucus met today and zoned the vacant guber seat to Isiala Ngwa North Local Government Area, the home LGA of the late Prof. Uche Ikonne.
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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to direct Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Baba, to promptly, thoroughly and transparently investigate the reported attack on Labour Party...