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17 Sep 2019
Princes of the Umu Obi Obahai royal family in Ogwashi Uku, Delta State have debunked a statement that Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala violated traditions by announcing the death of her father, Prof. Ben Chukwuka Okonjo, the Obi of Ogwashi Uku and also his successor.
25 Aug 2019
Despite a flurry of unusual activities and groundswell of opinion on the politics of post-cabinet-portfolio allocations, the rise and rise of a Chief of Staff to the President and our notorious G-77 reportedly...
1 Jun 2019
Guardian Woman celebrates Mrs Priscilla Ekwueme Eleje, the first woman to append her signature on Nigeria’s banknotes, as she is appointed the Director of Currency and Operations of the Central Bank of Nigeria
29 May 2019
When Nigeria failed to win a single medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games, the country’s sports officials came to the conclusion that something drastic must be done to arrest the steep slide in the nation’s sports fortunes. Heeding calls by stakeholders, the then Sports Minister, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi convinced President Goodluck Jonathan to convene…
22 Feb 2019
Telecommunications operators have called on the Federal Government to review the Tax and Levy Amended Order 2015. Under the aegis of Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), the operators said the 2015 order, which was signed by the Minister of Finance in the Goodluck Jonathan administration, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, created lot of confusion…
25 Jan 2019
A few weeks ago, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former minister of finance in both the Obasanjo and the Jonathan administrations, spoke of the need for federal and state governments to pay some urgent attention to the development of the rural areas. Matters are getting worse there and for the country as a whole, obviously. Did anyone…
5 Dec 2018
When General Sani Abacha (1943-1998) took over from Chief Ernest Oladeinde Adegunle Shonekan on November 17, 1993, he pegged the official rate at N21 to $1US dollar. In the black market it was running close to N50 per $1US dollar, that is if you could get it to buy. The official rate of N22 per…
Goodluck Ebele Jonathan
23 Nov 2018
The Presidency yesterday refuted the claim by former President Goodluck Jonathan that there is more corruption in the country today...
18 Jun 2018
Father of the former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Prof. Chukwuka Okonjo, will on Thursday, June 21, turn 90 years. Okonjo is the traditional ruler of Ogwashi-Uku, Delta State and author of over 100 articles and books including “University Tertiary Education for All”, a 2017 publication by Safari Books. The academia was crowned Obi…
4 Jul 2016
There is nothing dialectically new in the present economic hardship the country is facing that we were not warned of. Actions must come with corresponding consequences...


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Stakeholders in the digital ecosystem, on Tuesday, set the stage for a synergy between the public and private sectors, to facilitate digital inclusion and set Nigeria on the path to sustainable economic development. Held in Abuja, the formative dialogue was the first run of the Policy Innovation Centre’s (PIC) ‘Inclusive Digital Transformation Programme’, sponsored by…
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There are fears that lives may have been lost and several others injured after jets belonging to the Nigeria Air Force (NAF), were reported to have bombed Kunkuna village, in Safana Local Government Area of Katsina State. The incident reportedly took place at about 11:00 pm on Tuesday, shortly after President Muhammadu Buhari's advance team…
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President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday visited the Medium Security Custodial Centre, Kuje attacked by terrorists, where he expressed disappointment with the nation’s intelligence system.