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15 Aug 2015
For many years, no other country from any other region has been able to break into the league of the world’s ten poorest countries dominated by Africa countries. Despite various interventions, including those of the World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF) as well as, other sub-regional economic groups, the situation remains endemic in these countries: Malawi, Burundi, Central African Republic, Niger, Liberia, Madagascar, Democratic Republic of Congo, The Gambia, Ethiopia and Guinea. Various studies and economic discussions seem to have largely left these countries untouched, even as many other African countries are barely on the fringe of joining the world’s ten. What then is left for the continent, as well as, other global stakeholders to do in changing this narrative? Prof. David Abdulai is former CEO of the University of South Africa (UNISA) Graduate School of Business Leadership, Midrand, South Africa, and currently the president and CEO of the African Graduate School of Management and Leadership, Accra, Ghana. He spoke to KAMAL TAYO OROPO on why the African poverty situation remains unchanged despite the continent posting one of the fastest economic growth in recent years.
15 Aug 2015
Alhaji Shehu Gabam, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), said President Muhammadu Buhari has good intentions for the country and urged the opposition to support him.
14 Aug 2015
FOLLOWING his emergence as the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), General Muhammadu Buhari did not hide his disdain for corruption.
14 Aug 2015
A joint meeting between officials of Abia and Ebonyi states to resolve disputes along their mutual boundary held last week in Umuahia and after a long deliberation that touched every aspect, noted seven issues to be addressed and adopted twelve resolutions.
14 Aug 2015
THE South-East South-South Professionals of Nigeria (SESSPN), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) which claimed to be “engaged in promoting good governance and rapid, sustainable and inclusive development” in the two geo-political zones of the country
14 Aug 2015
Factors responsible for the inadequacy of enforcement of the laws The factors responsible for the inadequacy of enforcement of the laws on corrupt practices lie in insincerity, partiality, self-interest and downright perversion or subversion on the part of the authorities.
WADA-GOV
13 Aug 2015
Governor Idris Wada of Kogi State is seeking re-election in the state’s November 21 governorship election. He believes his government has achieved enough to secure him second term. Seye Olumide reports.
13 Aug 2015
ALMOST all available socio-economic indices on Kogi State point to a troubling steady slide in the quality of life for the majority of the three-and-half million people living in this potentially rich but regrettably poor state.
Nwabueze
13 Aug 2015
IT is a measure of the importance attached to the Code of Conduct that the oath of office prescribed for the President (and State Governor) in the Seventh Schedule to the Constitution requires them to swear not only to “preserve, protect and defend the Constitution,” but specifically to “abide by the Code of Conduct.”
AMBODE-1
12 Aug 2015
The Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday reaffirmed his commitment to support and engage the youth to maximise their potential
12 Aug 2015
CHIEFTAIN of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and leading aspirant in the November 21 governorship poll in Kogi State, James Ocholi has ruled out the possibility of religious and monetary consideration determining the outcome of the exercise
12 Aug 2015
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital yesterday granted the request of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) and its candidate, Prince Gboyega Nasir Isiaka more days to inspect electoral materials used for April 11, this year election.

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