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30 Aug 2019
Many challenges are facing Nigerian universities. They range from brain drain, poor funding, examination malpractice, unstable academic calendar, and the low global ranking, among others. Over the years, the issue of ranking has become important to many universities in the country and beyond. Reviewing the important discourse in the life of our educational aspiration is…
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9 Apr 2015
More action against sexual violence, workplace discrimination, and demands for a higher quota for women in key positions in the corporate and political landscape were perhaps the most discussed issues for this year’s International Women Day (IWD) celebration.
8 Apr 2015
THE March 28 Presidential election outcome has thrown up an interesting dimension to the nation’s march towards greatness. The people now have the ability to vote in, and vote out a president as they wish. It has shut the doors against the traditional political rabble-rousers who decimated the socio-political environment for their selfish advantage. The presidential poll has put forward a cream of Progressives that are expected to give Nigerians a clean break from the past and usher in a more robust positive change laden with economic growth and prosperity at the federal level.
4 Apr 2015
WITH the expiration of the Teal colour in 2014, Chemical and Allied Products (CAP) Plc, makers of Dulux brand of premium paint, a subsidiary of UACN Plc group and the technological licensee of AkzoNobel, the world’s largest paints and coatings company, has named ‘Copper Orange’ as the 2015 Colour of the Year.
4 Apr 2015
Should we help him feel like a “conqueror”? Allowing men to take the lead sometimes helps men stay committed to the relationship. Helping a man feel like a conqueror will help him want to stay committed. It may sound odd to women, but it can be easier than you may think.
4 Apr 2015
LATE Mrs. Grace Eziaku̞ Ogbulogo was born to the royal family (Ezindinze) of Ndu̞kwe Okenchi Agadangwo of Amaedo, Eziama Achara Imeobi, Uturu in 1937, ten years before the landmark event of the 1947 eclipse of the sun. Her mother, U̞lo̞o̞maU̞gu̞ru̞ belonged to the Uhu Ukwu (the great compound) lineage of Owere Akpu̞kpa Uturu. Though happily married to Ndukwe, Ulooma was better known with her maiden name. There was even a children’s version of her name, Mmo̞o̞ma which eventually overshadowed her original name-U̞lo̞o̞ma, Janet Ndukwe.
2 Apr 2015
THE Igbos ventured into the sale of electronic appliances many years ago, paying exorbitant rents for cramped up spaces in Broad Street, Lagos, which then was busy and noisy as one loudspeaker sought to outdo the other, the then Lagos State Governor moved them to Alaba Market which today is the largest electronic market in Africa
2 Apr 2015
Being the Third Annual Dr. Abel Guobadia Memorial Lecture delivered by ODIA OFEIMUN on 5th February, 2015 at the auditorium of the Women’s Health and Action Research Centre, Benin City.
1 Apr 2015
Nigeria's president-elect Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday warned Boko Haram of a concerted fight-back to defeat the militants after their six-year rampage in the country's northeast.


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Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue on Saturday charged National Assembly members of the state’s extraction to revisit a contract awarded by deceased President Umaru Yar’Adua for the dredging of River Benue but was not executed.
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Housing is regarded as a significant economic asset because it plays an important role in most societies' socio-cultural, but more importantly, economic status. Without mincing words, the provision of decent housing should be the hallmark of every civilized society and one of the criteria for measuring development. Unfortunately, despite the policies, institutions, and regulations put in place by various administrations since independence, the availability of decent and affordable housing in Nigeria remains one of the most difficult challenges the country faces.
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Since its inception in 2005 by virtue of the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) microfinance policy which made provision for short-term financing to MSME’s, microfinance banks have played a significant role in the growth and development of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises, which in turn has boosted the operations of these businesses in terms of capacity and growth
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Iran is awaiting the release of about $7 billion in funds frozen abroad, state media said Sunday, after it allowed an Iranian-American to leave the country and released his son from detention.
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The vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Delta’s Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa says the crisis within the party would soon be resolved.