OPEC projects challenging H2, moves to balance market supply
Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), yesterday, said it faces a challenging second half (H2) of 2019, with demand-dampening...
Skill acquisition: Key to economic development
Every human being needs diverse kinds of skills to live a meaningful life. Skills are required both for individuals to live meaningful and successful lives as well as to develop nations. Unfortunately, many people and countries do not place a lot of emphasis on skills acquisition leading to failures in life, mediocrity and underdevelopment. In…
Where is Africa in the new world?
As forces of globalisation, disruptive and innovative technologies are shaping country and global competiveness...
Before NASS creates 80 varsities, polys and COEs - Part 3
Not a few have quoted this message, which has been consistently attributed to a university don in South Africa, Africa’s leading nation...
Macron calls for global cooperation to cut off funds to extremists
French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday called for more cooperation to deny jihadist movements the financing they need to carry out attacks, as dozens of ministers met to discuss how to cut off funds for extremists.
416 donors to IS identified in France
French authorities have identified 416 people who gave money to the Islamic State (IS) group, France's top anti-terror prosecutor said Thursday, as dozens of ministers met to discuss how to cut off funds for extremists.
What Nigeria’s signing of the OECD’s multilateral instrument means for taxpayers
When the international community agreed there was a need to fix the international tax rules through the BEPS project, one of the problems they had to address was how to ensure that the recommendations from the project....
Expert links genuine passion to effective teaching
The Chief Executive Officer, Standard Mandate International (SMI), Mr Nelson Ayodele has posited that for teachers to deliver effectively in classrooms, they must have strong passion for the subjects they teach.
Restructuring Nigeria: Decentralisation for national cohesion
A presentation by John Nnia Nwodo, President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo on behalf of the organisation on the current agitations for restructuring of the Nigerian federation at the Royal Institute of International Affairs...