The 2014 National Conference: Looking back, looking forward
IT is a pleasure I will always cherish, that when Professor Friday Okonofua thought of someone to deliver the Third Annual Dr. Abel Guobadia Memorial lecture, I was the one he approached. I am an admirer of the prowess he has displayed in the health sector, and have loved every opportunity to identify with and celebrate the four-square groundedness of his establishment of the Women’s Health and Action Research Centre in Benin City. Womens’ Health is the health of society.
Growing equity market for national development
Nigeria has topped the table for private equity deal value in Africa every year since 2012, attracting almost a third (31.4 per cent) of the total private equity investment on the continent over the past five years to 2014.
THE running mate of Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, was born in Lagos on March 8, 1957.A Professor of Law and a Senior Partner at a law firm, Osinbajo is a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN).He attended Corona School between 1969 and 1975 and Igbobi College Yaba for his primary and secondary education.
Elections 2015: Voting Guidelines
The card reader will prop up the bio-data of the voter, including his/her picture and fingerprints. If the voter card is genuine, the voter would be passed on to the next stage. If not, the possessor of the voter card would be asked to leave the polling station immediately or face forceful removal by security agents or arrest.
Gen. Muhammadu Buhari And His Top Political Quotes
GENERAL Muhammadu Buhari was born on December 17, 1942. He is from Daura in Katsina State. He ruled Nigeria from December 31, 1983 to August 27, 1985, after taking power in a coup. In December 1989, Buhari got married to his second and current wife Aisha (née Halilu), after divocing his first wife, the late Safinatu (née Yusuf).
President Goodluck Jonathan And His Top Political Quotes
After working as an education inspector, lecturer, and environmental protection officer, he entered politics in 1998 and was voted Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State from 1999 till 2006, when he became the governor following the impeachment of his boss, Dr. Diepreye S.P. Alamieyeseigha. In 2007, he was picked as the running mate to the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua in the presidential election, which they won. Upon Yar’Adua death on May 5, 2010, he became President.
We must change the way we live!
IIT is true that over the centuries, so much havoc was wreaked upon that old foundation in Benin city by dynastic disputes and the arrival of interminable slave-hunters’ wars which overtook and laid the people low even before colonialism barged into our spaces and laid the people lower. Let’s be straight about it: by the time European colonialism arrived, what was left of that entrepreneurial, developmental zeal had not only waned but was turned into a virtual curse. The colonizers’ determination to bring the people to their knees under absolute subjection consummated the decline.
Jonathan’s next four years: My vision for a Nigeria that works for all (2)
Modernize Agriculture for Economic Diversification and Wealth Creation IN the next four years, we will build on the successes to date and turn Nigeria into a global power house in food and agriculture. Nigeria will become a net exporter of food and other economic crops, livestock and fisheries, as well as ensure sustainable climate adaptation and green growth. We will put greater emphasis on the development of value-added products and expand Nigeria’s competitiveness in food and agricultural value chains.
Imo indigenes abroad pledge support for Okorocha
IMO State indigenes in the United States of America under tha egis of Imo Indigenes in the United States of America Inc, have resolved to give their total support to the Imo State Governor and standard bearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC), CHIEF Rochas Okorocha, and his deputy, Prince Eze Madumere, in their re-election bid in April 11 polls.