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21 Jun 2015
BLAME it on politics, stupid! Rephrasing former Bill Clinton’s great quip, blame it on economy, stupid, is about the best way to describe the loss of cash and socio-economic traction in various states of the federation. Alas, Osun State, where the governor ruffled feathers with his dialectical imputation of a State of Osun, has become…
20 Jun 2015
Opeyemi Agbaje is a strategy and business consultant, a former Head of Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Business Environment at the Lagos Business School. In this interview with DAVID OGAH and TEMILOLUWA ADEOYE, he attributed the current challenges facing states to the ineptitude of handlers, saying Federal bailout should be the last option. Many States are indebted…
20 Jun 2015
IT is like a well-kept state secret. Nobody in government talks about it. Former Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan and his commissioners were very tightlipped about it. The state of the indebtedness of Delta is, no doubt, a no-go area. Not even incumbent Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, a former Secretary to the State Government under Uduaghan is ready…
14 Jun 2015
Ordinarily sipping locally brewed bootleg whiskey popularly known as Ogogoro in the Niger Delta has for ages been seemingly a harmless indulgence, until it turned into a nightmare that claimed the lives of scores of persons in Bonny island, Bodo, Woji and other parts of Rivers State.
14 Jun 2015
Chukwudi Obi, 45, and his wife, Amara, 39, are living with Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Chukwudi got infected with the virus through blood transfusion. He was transfused with unsafe blood two years ago after losing so much blood during a fatal motor accident. Unfortunately, Chukwudi infected his wife with the virus…
7 Jun 2015
FOOD provides energy to do work. It is one of the most important needs of man. Despite its importance, some people leave their homes early in the morning without eating or not having the time to prepare food. The reason, most say, is to gain time to get to their workplaces. Knowing this, some business…
7 Jun 2015
This is really a unique occasion for me in many respects. In the first place, it is not a usual thing in the civil service for civil servants to pass any comment that goes beyond social compliments on their bosses.
1 Jun 2015
AS the issue of states indebtedness to workers and other institutions continue to make the news, the Imo State Government has said it owed civil servants in various ministries only for the month of May. The Chief Press Secretary to Governor Rochas Okorocha, Mr. Sam Onwuemeodo, told The Guardian on Thursday that Imo State only…
24 May 2015
THE challenge before the All Progressives Congress (APC) is to mix oil and water. That is the onerous task Muhammadu Buhari would face when he gets inaugurated later this week as the fourth democratically elected president in Nigeria’s Fourth Republic.
24 May 2015
THE President-elect, Gen Muhammadu Buhari (retd), is in a dilemma. There’s little use in denying it. Unlike the campaigns, which brought everybody together, the search for the president’s men has caused kerfuffle.
24 May 2015
Senator Adeleke Olorunnimbe Mamora was the deputy campaign director of the Buhari/Osinbajo Presidential Campaign Council. He told ADAMU ABUH that APC government would surely live up to the expectations of Nigerians. 
24 May 2015
BEYOND the political sloganeering, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in few days time would shed the toga of opposition and firmly sit in the driver’s seat, piloting the affairs of the nation.


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Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of a Lagos Special Offences Court, Ikeja, has exonerated former Managing Director of American International Insurance Company (AIICO) Capital Limited, a subsidiary of AIICO Plc., Lanre Fabunmi, of stealing and dishonestly converting N1.7 billion belonging to the firm. Others acquitted with him are: Onome Odometa, Olajumoke Akano and Olabode Ogunlere. The trial…
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Tony Blevins, vice president of procurement at Apple, is apparently leaving the maker of iPhones, MacBooks, and other consumer electronics after making an offensive remark that went viral on TikTok. In a video posted on September 5, Tiktok star Daniel Mac approached Blevin. In his series, he questions people who own expensive cars about their…
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The Federal Government has pledged to improve the welfare of Nigerian workers as the country marked its 62nd independence.
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A suicide bomber attacked an education centre in the Afghan capital on Friday where hundreds of students were preparing for university exams, killing at least 20 people, most of them young women.
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The US Congress approved $12.3 billion in aid Friday to help Ukraine battle its invasion by Russia as part of a stopgap spending bill that averts a chaotic government shutdown ahead of a midnight deadline.