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24 Dec 2015
FOR some 55 years now it seems that neither our governments at all level nor the people themselves understand what collective peace means and what engenders peace in a polity. And equally too, we as a people neither appreciate the need for the police force nor a standing armed forces. We are yet to see…
23 Dec 2015
The first order of business is fiscal in nature. Do we continue to peg our naira expenditures to our dollar intake or do we affix our domestic expenditure to a measure more apt to grow the economy?
22 Dec 2015
PROTOCOLS I am honoured and privileged to present the 2016 Budget proposal. This is my first address before this joint session of the National Assembly. I have come here today, not only to address members of the National Assembly, but also to speak directly to the men and women who placed us here. I know…
21 Dec 2015
THE fundamental issue in our education system is the content of instruction, developed for us since about 1900AD. The earlier authentic records and dates of European influence in Nigeria was 1472 when the Portuguese ships landed in Benin. However, the attempt to colonize any part of Nigeria by the Portuguese failed and this is why,…
21 Dec 2015
Text of a keynote address delivered by Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu at a memorial conference organised in honour of the late Dr. Bala Usman by the Centre for Democratic Development, Research and Training, Zaria, on December 18, 2015 at Arewa House, Kaduna, Nigeria
18 Dec 2015
15 Dec 2015
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all people are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness
11 Dec 2015
The primary examination is the first entry point in both Colleges, with applicants being medical graduates completing their National Youth Service Corp.
8 Dec 2015
I am extremely delighted to be invited by the Sponsors of the Frontiers on Medical Education (FME) to deliver this maiden lecture in honour of our revered icon, Professor Linus Nwachukwu Ajabor JP, FRCOG, OON, Hon DSc on this special occasion of the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics of Nigeria (SOGON).
27 Nov 2015
It is usually limited to his immediate family, and as a rule, he always like to have the day to himself and rarely receives visitors.
24 Nov 2015
Parents must be invested in our schools as institutions, not just in how their own children are performing. We must recognise how connected we all are.
16 Nov 2015
THOSE who scripted the 11-day rites of passage for the matriarch of Awolowo Dynasty, Chief (Mrs) Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo must have planned to realise the late Yeye Oodua’s dream of marking her centenary birthday anniversary in a grand style.


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Antigua and Barbuda prime minister Gaston Browne said the authorities will arrest a Nigerian couple who are thought to be fleeing to the country after pulling off a N22billion fraud in Nigeria. Antigua Observer reported that Browne spoke in response to claims that the Nigerian couple Bamise and Elizabeth Ajetunmobi had obtained citizenship from Antigua…
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Hundreds of secondary school pupils demonstrated outside the Democratic Republic of Congo's parliament on Thursday, calling for lessons to resume three weeks into a teachers' strike. "We want to study," the children chanted as they stormed up the steps and into the debating chamber. Videos shared by journalists on social media showed them being met…
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Initial applications for US jobless aid dipped again last week, falling to a new pandemic low, according to government data released Thursday. New unemployment claims fell 6,000 to 290,000, seasonally adjusted, in the week ended October 16, the lowest level since March 14, 2020 when it was 256,000. That was before the spread of Covid-19…
51 mins ago
The International Monetary Fund on Thursday forecast that Africa's economic rebound from pandemic-induced shrinkage would be weaker than in the rest of the world in 2021 and 2022. Low rates of vaccination against Covid-19 across the continent top the list of reasons for the slower recovery, the Washington-based institution said in a biannual report on…
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An FCT High Court sitting in Jabi on Thursday ordered that the former board chairman of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), Ngozi Olejeme, be remanded in the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s ( EFCC) custody, until Friday. The judge, Justice Maryam Hassan gave the order after listening to both counsel submissions on the defendant’s…