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Christopher Kolade

29 Dec 2022
President Muhammadu Buhari says he shares in the joy of celebrations with elder statesman, Dr Christopher Kolade, on his 90th birthday. In a congratulatory message by his media aide, Mr Femi Adesina on Thursday in Abuja, Buhari rejoiced with the academic, broadcaster and diplomat for his influence in every area of service to the nation,…
28 Dec 2022
Today, elder statesman, Dr. Christopher Kolade turns 90. An eminent citizen, diplomat, broadcaster extraordinary, career civil servant, academic, boardroom guru, a leader par excellence and indeed a man worthy of honour anywhere.
6 Dec 2022
Foremost pro-good governance organisation, Enough is Enough Nigeria (EiE) will make history on the 12th day of the 12th month in its 12th year, as it hosts a public presentation of its book of 12 chapters that reflects on its history through the eyes of its founders and partners. Titled, Footprints: Past. Present. Future, Christopher Kolade writes the foreword and the contributors are as diverse as Aisha Yesufu and Tunde Bakare to 2Baba and Seun Onigbinde.


The alleged treason case filed by the Federal Government against a former Presidential candidate of the African Action Congress, Omoyele Sowore was stalled on Tuesday at the Federal High Court, Abuja due to the absence of the judge. Sowore is standing trial before Justice Emeka Nwite on allegations of treasonable felony. The News Agency of…
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The Education Minister, Prof Tahir Mamman and the Minister of State for Education, Dr Yusuf Sununu, have applauded President Bola Ahmed Tinubu's over the double-digit 2024 budget proposal for the Education sector, describing the development as a significant improvement over the last couple of years. According to the two ministers, this underscores the premium Mr…
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Britain and Rwanda signed a new treaty on Tuesday in a bid to revive a controversial proposal by London to transfer migrants to the east African country. The agreement was signed by Rwandan Foreign Minister Vincent Biruta and British interior minister James Cleverly, who travelled to Kigali to salvage London's stalled bid to send migrants…
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The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said the commencement of negotiation of the new National Minimum Wage in 2024 would be based on the prevailing cost of living in the country. Mr Joe Ajaero, NLC President, said this at the ongoing 19th edition of the NLC 2023 Harmattan School, organised by the Congress on Tuesday…
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As human traffickers continue to evolve tactics luring young people into their nets, Director General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, (NAPTIP), Professor Fatima Waziri-Azi, has caution the youth to beware of individuals always posing as helpers because that is a major effective tactics employed by human traffickers.
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In a stunning surge, pop icon Taylor Swift has dethroned industry giants to claim the No. 5 spot on Forbes' annual ranking of the Most Powerful Women in the World. This meteoric rise from No. 79 in 2022 marks a historic moment for the singer-songwriter, solidifying her reign as a cultural force and shrewd businesswoman.…
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Female journalists in Imo State have been urged to champion the promotion of Thirty-five percent affirmative ction inorder to encourage meaningful women involvement in appointive and elective positions of the country. The call was made by a non-governmental and human right group, Alliances for Africa (AfA) during a one-day media round table interactive meeting organised…
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The Debt Management Office (DMO), on Tuesday announced the offer for subscription of four Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) bonds valued at N360 billion through auction. According to a statement issued by the DMO, the first offer is April, 2029 FGN bond valued at N90 billion, at interest rate of 14.55 per cent per annum…
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Under-fire Erik ten Hag is confident he retains the backing of Manchester United's players after the club were angered by reports he had lost some of the dressing room. The Dutchman's challenging second campaign in charge continued on Saturday when his team fell to a meek 1-0 defeat at Newcastle. A 10th defeat of the…
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The Federal Government has reiterated the urgent need for collaboration among stakeholders to curb human rights abuses in the country.