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4 Jun 2015
THE nation continues to groan under chronic power supply shortage which has regressed from epileptic to comatose condition and defied all projections for improvement despite massive injection of public and private funds.
4 Jun 2015
THAT Nigeria has been bedevilled by numerous problems is not in debate. All these problems are rooted in source: a negation or even destruction of the structural foundation of the country which ought to be a genuine federalism.
4 Jun 2015
WE have just seen the extent to which CBN’s ‘long-throat’ for public sector oil proceeds (which have been replaced with freshly printed naira funds since 1971) has severely stunted the economy.
4 Jun 2015
4 Jun 2015
A WOMAN of reproductive age who has not conceived after one year of regular unprotected vaginal sexual intercourse is considered to be infertile. Infertility is a common clinical condition worldwide, with 10% to 15% of couples affected, that is, it affects more than 80 million couples worldwide.
4 Jun 2015
IR: Nigerian politicians, to me, have not learnt any lesson politically and progressively since Independence in 1960. Rather, what they have learnt are political violence and election malpractices.
3 Jun 2015
THE makers of the coup d’etat of December 31, 1983 offered as casus belli “the great predicament and uncertainty which an inept and corrupt leadership has imposed on our beloved nation for the past four years… Our economy has been hopelessly mismanaged; we have become a debtor and beggar nation.” Then General Muhammadu Buhari’s 20…
2 Jun 2015
2 Jun 2015
SIR: I need to draw the attention of all concerned to indecent and inhumane treatment that Multichoice Nigeria has been subjecting customers to. I find it very disheartening and totally embarrassing that GoTV will suspend my account despite the fact that I paid 4500 (1500 for three months) on March 31, 2015 few days after…
2 Jun 2015
IT is cheery news that officials  of the Consumer Protection Council (CPC) have expressed  their readiness to increase awareness about the rights of consumers. Unlike other economies where consumers are accorded well-deserved respect, businesses in Nigeria often ignore consumers’ complaints or shoddily respond to such. This kind of ill-treatment, of course, fails to take cognizance of the fact that without the consumers, businesses cannot thrive. And because of ignominy for consumers,  economic development is retarded. While the Council’s move…
2 Jun 2015
AS Nigerians across the different states rejoice over yet another smooth transition from one set of democratically elected administrations to another, it will be a different celebration in Abia State. Abians will sigh in relief in expectation that the siege laid on their state by two newspapers owned by one of their own will be…
SEC-ACTING-DG-GWARZO
2 Jun 2015
IN the three months he has been at the helm of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), first in an acting capacity and a fortnight ago as substantive Director General (DG) following his confirmation by former President Goodluck Jonathan, Mounir Gwarzo has mostly been out of the limelight. He has granted few media interviews. Apart…

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Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has said that his administration will provide the support necessary for the success of the 2023 Population and Housing Census in the state.
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Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says it has recovered 21,600 litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) known as petrol from pipeline vandals in Badagry, Lagos State.
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An organic hair care manufacturing company in Lagos, Mara Cruiz Limited, has unveiled an initiative to empower about 1,000 African women and giving them an opportunity to resell their products with low entry fee.
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The Rule of Law and Empowerment Initiative also known as Partners West Africa Nigeria, in collaboration with Ford Foundation, has kick-started a campaign for  survivors-centred policing of gender-based violence cases in Nigeria. The Executive Director, Partners West Africa Nigeria (PWAN), Kemi Okentedo, stated that the group works in  the areas of security, governance and criminal…
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The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) on Thursday disclosed that 300 corporate exhibitors would be participating in the 17th Abuja International Trade Fair (AITF). Director-General, ACCI, Victoria Akai, who disclosed this in Abuja, said the event is expected to be declared open by President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday. The 17th AITF is scheduled…