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2 Dec 2018
Absence of quality, implementable plans has been identified as the bane of Nigeria’s development and not non-implementation of policies, often adduced by commentators on national issues. Country Director, Development Alternatives Inc., Dr. Joe Abah said this at the 2018 edition of Niger Delta Development Forum (NDDF) organised by Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in Niger Delta…
26 Nov 2018
From the capital market stakeholders, come a strong call for a strict adherence to business ethics, which include setting a clear line between business operations and politics, as a measure to stimulate confidence and investment.   Besides, they warned bank chiefs and captains of industry, who engage in political activities, while occupying seats at top…
1 Oct 2018
Text of national broadcast by His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on the 58th Independence anniversary, October 1, 2018 Fellow Nigerians, Today is a day of celebration and solemn reflection. It is the anniversary of the day Nigerians realised one of the most cherished of human desires – the desire…
18 Sep 2018
Experts have expressed worry over Nigeria’s level of social development, insisting that unless the country doubled current efforts, meeting global projections will remain elusive.      A Worlddatalab report shows that 40 out of 50 countries worldwide, which are currently off-track in achieving the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are in sub-Sahara Africa. As a…
31 Aug 2018
Many African economies offer huge growth opportunities for local companies and global players alike. Tapping this potential and promoting growth and prosperity on the African continent requires new, strong partnerships across borders. Europe can play a crucial role in this. However, that requires new ways of thinking, new ways of politics and strong, trustful collaboration…
31 Jul 2018
The effects of joblessness go well beyond the inability of individuals to meet his daily needs, the society also suffers when a large chunk of its citizenry are idle. In most societies, unemployed persons are labeled various ‘names’ that are degrading. They also have few associates with family members and friends keeping their distance owing…
Paul Arkwright
26 Jul 2018
The British High Commissioner in Nigeria, Ambassador Paul Arkwright has described African countries as great in potentials but lacking in good leadership system.  Arkwright, represented by Brigadier Charles Calder of the British Armed Forces said recently at the valedictory programme for the 2018 final year students of Thomas Adewumi International College, Oko (TAICO) in Kwara…
18 Jun 2018
Erstwhile Minister of Interior, Comrade Abba Moro, has called on the people to shun divisive tendencies and work for the development of Benue State. He made the appeal at the weekend in Makurdi during an awards ceremony. The minister noted that under-development was endemic in the state due to the divisiveness of the people on…
14 Jun 2018
Gov. David Umahi on Thursday suspended the state Commissioner for Solid Minerals Development, Chief Francis Orji, indefinitely for gross misconduct. Sen. Emmanuel Onwe, the state Commissioner for Information and State Orientation, disclosed this to newsmen during a joint press briefing with other state Executive Council (EXCO) members. Onwe said that Orji committed acts embarrassing to…
9 Jun 2018
Extracurricular activities are quite essential for the growth and development of children. They can benefit them through personal, educational and social means, because it involves learning and developing the skills and talents they already have and can teach them new ones. A child who is involved in such activities will also learn to understand time…
6 Jun 2018
The Chancellor, Igbinedion University, Okada, Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion, has constituted the 5th governing council of the institution. He charged the members to improve on the gains of previous councils, and further take the school’s development to another level. The former Edo State Governor, Lucky Igbinedion, who is also the Deputy Chancellor of the university, represented Igbinedion, who…
10 Apr 2018
One of the factors that determine growth and development in a democratic government is based on the quality and the commitment representatives elected to coordinate the political affairs of the electorate.     In most advanced countries, where democratic government is driving force to growth and development, quality representation either in the parliament or congress,…

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