TAN Wasn’t Funded With Government’s Money’
Dr Patrick Ifeanyi Uba, National Coordinator of the Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria (TAN) spoke to select journalists in Abuja on the outcome of the 2015 general elections, place of the Igbo nation and TAN’s impact on the campaigns and other issues. Our Abuja Bureau Chief, MADU ONUORAH was there.
Nigeria, China collaborate to develop anti-cancer agents from marine organisms
Anene Moneke, a professor of bioprocess physiology, is the Head of Department of Microbiology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State. His research interests are in the optimal exploitation of production organisms in the advancement of bioprocesses, microbial ecology and biogeochemistry in oil polluted environments, bacterial degradation of aromatic compounds and man made environmental pollutants, evaluation of local raw materials in brewing and food industries and studies on biotransformation systems for the generation of useful compounds. In this interview with EMEKA ANUFORO, he speaks of his department’s recent pact with the Department of Pharmacology, Capital Medical University, China to develop cancer and other drugs using marine agents. Excerpts:
Okowa’s Election Good For Delta, Says Bozimo
Alaowei Broderick Bozimo, a former minister of Police Affairs, speaks on the present state of the nation and the political atmosphere in Delta State, saying the political strategy of the Urhobo have not been very impressive and their leaders should stop destroying the Urhobo Progressive Union (UPU), as well as the election of Senator Ifeanyi Okowa as governor-elect, among other sundry issues.
‘Timeframe For Election Petitions Limits Fair Hearing’
Banji Alabi, a constitutional lawyer re-assesses the process of the last election and offers a predictive opinion on the capacity and possible attitude of the Election Tribunals to determine disputes arising from the 2015 Election
‘Nigerians Should Appreciate President Jonathan For Conceding Defeat’
Comrade Sunny Ofehe, a Dutch-Nigerian activist and founder, Hope For The Niger- Delta Campaigns (HNDC) speaks about the just concluded presidential election, Buhari’s victory, and other issues.
‘Jonathan’s Response To Buhari’s Victory Was Statesman-Like, But He Is No Statesman’
Notwithstanding I was really impressed by his response. I know from the intelligent reports that there were hawks urging him not to accept the result of the elections, but he chose to ignore all of them. That he could summon such courage at the most critical moment in Nigeria history, and choose to be his own man was commendable.
‘Passage of Cyber security bill will enhance online retail business’
Although online retail business is thriving in Nigeria, lack of a well defined regulatory policy is still affecting its growth. In this interview with Bankole Orimisan, the Chief Executive Officer of phonekings.com.ng, one of the leading online retail stores in Nigeria, Tayo Olusanya said that passage of cyber security bill would enhance online retail store. Excerpts
Chibok girls one year after: Hope is all we have, Ezekwesili
On April 14, 2014, over 200 school girls were abducted from their secondary school in Chibok, Borno State, the hotbed of Boko Haram insurgency Yesterday, an emotionally distraught former Minister of Education, Mrs Oby Ezekwesili, who has been leading the#BringBackOurGirls campaign aimed at rescuing the abducted school girls spoke to Abuja Bureau Chief, Madu Onuorah and Itunu Ajayi on telephone on the journey so far. . Excerpts.
Uduaghan has improved Delta State’s fortunes, says SSG
IN about two months, the life of this government would come to an end. How would you describe your experience thus far? As for me, it is a very rewarding experience. I have gained so much indeed in term of administration. I have really gained politically. My understanding of governance has been further deepened and…