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4 May 2020
The regime of fuel subsidy came into Nigeria since 1973 to cushion the impact of importation at a time the government failed to maintain the nation’s refineries despite growing demand for petroleum products. With the introduction, government fixes pump price and balances.....
24 Feb 2020
Monopoly in politics, many believe, is a disservice to economic growth and development of any nation. In Nigeria’s situation, many are of the opinion that there is absence of shared values and a unified vision of nationhood.
6 Nov 2019
Recent happenings in the polity have reminded us that there seems to be a mix-up when it comes to playing politics and public service. They are not the same thing.
5 Oct 2019
Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court, yesterday, admitted the detained convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore, to bail in the sum of N100million.
26 Jul 2019
The former presidential candidate of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN, Oby Ezekwesili, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of plagiarizing a part of her manifesto. "Did @MBuhari not recently copy my manifesto by saying he will Lift millions of Nigerians out of Poverty?" Ezekwesili said on Twitter "Did he not say he wants to Lift…
26 Jul 2019
Nigeria's former education minister Obiageli Ezekwesili has said the Central Bank of Nigeria's foreign exchange policy on milk importation is dangerous to the poor. "Child Poverty is even worst in a country that holds the ignoble record of being the World’s Capital of Extremely Poor People, our @NGRPresident @MBuhari should be fleeing from Policies that…
6 Jul 2019
To overcome developmental challenges confronting African countries, stakeholders have charged leadership of underdeveloped countries in the continent to rally and decide on the type of economic philosophy they desire......
5 Jul 2019
Foemer Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has called for an inclusive educational system to bridge the gap between the rich and the poor in the country.
6 Jun 2019
The progress of the nation’s educational sector cannot be measured without a look at the contributions of individuals that played major roles in its development.
2 Apr 2019
In the Guardian of August 14, 2018 I had written an article titled “The Amazons are coming.” In that piece I named five women who had threatened to take President Muhammadu Buhari’s job from him. They were Oluremi Sonaiya, a Professor of Linguitics who had contested for the office in 2015 and flunked. Others were…
10 Feb 2019
The just concluded ‘presidential’ debate is incontrovertible proof that Nigerians must cast revolt vote to throw out the two geriatric contenders, Muhammadu Buhari, All Progressives Congress Congress, APC, and Abubakar Atiku, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in next month’s poll. They failed to show up before Nigeria to evince their eligibility for our trust. That is…
9 Feb 2019
"Megbele" crooner, Omawumi in a recent interview has revealed who she would have voted for in the forthcoming presidential election. The songstress disclosed that former presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Obiageli Ezekwesili would have been her choice if she did not pull out of the race weeks ago. She said, “She (Ezekwesili) was a former…


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Major oil producers are expected to stick to their current output strategy or even slash production further when they meet on Sunday in the face of falling prices, a potential Russian oil price cap and an embargo on Russian crude shipments.
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Elton John will bring the curtain down on his final UK tour with a debut performance at Glastonbury next June, organisers of the legendary music festival said Friday.
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The Naira on Thursday exchanged at 445.83 to the dollar at the Investors and Exporters window, a depreciation of 0.12 per cent, compared with the 445.30 it exchanged on Wednesday.
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*As agency receives 1, 100 reports of SGBV in 10 months As Nigeria joins the rest of the world in marking 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, (SGBV), the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking, (NAPTIP), has decried growing cases of child abuse and child abandonment in the Federal Capital Territory, (FCT), Abuja.…