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5 Mar 2015
FINALLY, the PricewaterhouseCoopers Forensic Audit Report draws the curtains on the fifteen-month drama in which the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) was docked in the court of public opinion.  The allegations that NNPC was not faithful to its fiduciary responsibility to the Federal Government and the people of Nigeria began like a child’s play. Initial steps taken to douse the issue including the inter-agency…
5 Mar 2015
IS the current Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola angling for a third term in office – or is Asiwaju Bola Tinubu planning to stage a comeback (not that he ever really went away)...      I ask this because eyebrows are being raised at the extent of these two politicians’ involvement in the current gubernatorial…
5 Mar 2015
SIR: It was the late Nkemba of Nnewi, the late Chief Emeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, an icon in the annals of Nigerian history, who asserted boldly in the condolence register, after the death of Chief Obafemi Awolowo, that – “He was the best President Nigeria never had.” But these are strange times in political campaign and…
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5 Mar 2015
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4 Mar 2015
REPORTS that the authorities in Niger Republic are planning to construct a dam across the River Niger is a cause for worry among Nigerians given that the base load of Nigeria’s power generation still remains the Kainji and Jebba dams on the same River Niger.  Any attempt to erect a dam upstream in Niger Republic,…
4 Mar 2015
NUMEROUS media reports have surfaced indicating that the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) got N7 billion to enlist pastors to endorse President Goodluck Jonathan and campaign against the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), in the coming presidential election. The reports came in bits, and on the heels of…
4 Mar 2015
ON January 4, 1993, the Ogoni protest movement was launched under the leadership of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) with massive demonstrations in designated centres in Ogoni. Following the protests, Shell suspended operations in Ogoni three months later. Shell and the Nigerian government were held accountable by MOSOP for the…
4 Mar 2015
DEVELOPMENT of the transport sector is arguably one of the more interesting things happening in present-day Nigeria. It has taken various dimensions. One is the reconstruction of roads some of which, like the Benin-Ore road, the Abuja-Lokoja road and the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, may be regarded as iconic highways of national significance. Another is the construction…
4 Mar 2015
SIR: Since emerging as the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), former military strongman General Muhammadu Buhari has played the fox. The man, whose presidential ambition has seen him through three previous unsuccessful contests, simply offered himself like a lamb to Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the Yoruba APC apparatchik to be repackaged.…
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4 Mar 2015
4 Mar 2015
“TO live is to change and to have changed often is to be perfect.” This is the belief of some people. Another common slogan today is: “Be the change you want to see in others.” The clamour for change is not new. People are generally bored with permanence and duration. Before Socrates, “change” was one…
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3 Mar 2015
THE panic among electricity distribution companies (DISCOs) over the commencement of the Transitional Stage Electricity Market (TSEM) is understandable given the less than average performance by the firms since they came on stream roughly a year ago. Not meeting the set target and the sanctions, which such default could attract are enough causes for worry.…

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By Gbenga Okejimi, Country Manager, Nigeria and Ghana, WorldRemit ACCRA, Ghana, 4 October, 2022,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Teachers sit at the heart of the global education system as they bring the knowledge in textbooks to life through their lessons. The lessons they provide contribute immensely to the general improvement of everybody’s life.1 However, the efforts of many…
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The National Population Commission (NPC) in Bauchi State has urged stakeholders to support the commission to conduct a credible and acceptable census in 2023.
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The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the dismissal of seven senior Police Officers over gross misconduct.