It is sad that they have now placed value of cows above human beings and that is unheard of in the twenty first century that cows are being preferred to human beings. This calls for weeping, somebody should declare national mourning, and people should mourn, cry and grieve because this is not done anywhere.
‘Firms, engineers should not be spared for doing shoddy jobs’
The Nigerian Institution of Structural Engineers (NISTRUCT) has been in the forefront of efforts to mitigate building collapse which caused over 175 deaths in 2015. In this interview with BERTRAM NWANNEKANMA, the 19th President of NIStructE, EDDY ATUMONYOGO, outlines some measures initiated to address the menace as well as other programmes that the institute will…
‘For Nigeria to industrialise, we need renewable, reliable, affordable services’
A former Director General, United Nations Industrial Organisation (UNIDO) and a presidential candidate in Sierra Leone, DR KANDEH YUMKELLA, was the keynote speaker at the just-concluded 15th lecture and International Leadership Symposium organised by Centre for Values in Leadership (CVL), in Lagos. He spoke with BENJAMIN ALADE, on the need for African leaders to manage…
‘Benue livestock guards not trained to carry arms’
Alhaji Aliyu Tershaku, Coordinator of the Benue State Livestock Guards, charged with assisting the Police and other security agencies to ensure peaceful and smooth implementation of the anti-open grazing law...
‘Childhood for me was a very challenging period’
I am excited, even though I still wonder if it is true or not, because when we were in our 20s and 30s and people mention age 60, we usually exclaim, ye arugbo, meaning old one. We didn’t know we were walking towards it.
‘Our refinery will help reduce dependence on fuel import’
Dr. Eruani Azibapu Godbless is a medical doctor and businessman. He is the founder of Azikel Group, a conglomerate with investment interests in dredging, aviation...
Bowsan: INEC should deal with demons that rob its processes of credibility
I think the upsurge can be attributed to the current discontent with political leadership and dissatisfaction with governance. This has raised a consciousness for citizens to participate in governance especially as regards those who represent them.
‘Nigerian students want to drive Mercedes cars than read books’
From the word go I was the national cordinator of a World Bank assisted project a year before I came, up till 2013 June. I always pointed out to any person that came my way that what is happening in our educational system is not something that we should allow outsiders to hear.
‘Engineers engaging in property valuation will stir mispricing of assets’
Professional Indemnity Insurance as the name indicates is actually an insurance product designed for professionals and organisations, which covers them in the eventuality of certain outcomes during the course of their usual business practice.
‘Nigerian law school has outlived its usefulness’
The first feeling is one of happiness, satisfaction and gratefulness to God for keeping me in the same position for so long. I had my ups and downs, but by 90 per cent, I have enjoyed what I’m doing.