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Igbo take alleged marginalisation by Federal Government to United Nations
Nigerians of Igbo extraction yesterday took the case of marginalisation and exclusion allegedly orchestrated against them by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to the United Nations (UN)
‘Nigerians appetite for more enterprises will boost nation’s economy’
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said efforts to enhance ability of Nigerian enterprises to do more businesses locally and globally would boost the nation’s businesses and engender economic growth.
Xenophobic attacks: Fillet but no fish in South Africa
In the United States of America, the government gives the indigent cooked fillets but also teaches them how to fish. They do not make them eat freebie fillets forever but teach them how to be resourceful, move to jobs so they can be free. Not in Africa and in this instance South Africa.
U.S. marks 400 years since first Africans arrived as slaves
The United States of America is marking the arrival of the first enslaved Africans to the English colony of Virginia 400 years ago. Hundreds of thousands of Africans from what is now known as Angola soon follow. The commemoration comes at a time when the U.S. president is accused of creating a culture where white nationalism and racism can flourish.
University of Lagos: Smeared but not sinking
I walked through the main gate of the University of Lagos into its expansive belly sometime in April 1982 and for those 37 plus years, I have remained glued to and consequently appreciative of its values, culture and norms with religious flavor. In the almost four decades, I have taught Kings and Queens, Governors and…
The amazons didn’t come
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…
2019 election: Passengers stranded at Lagos Airport
Many passengers were on Saturday stranded at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, following restriction of movement during the ongoing 2019 Presidential and National Assembly elections. Some of the passengers who arrived the Airport from countries like the United Arab Emirates, the United States of America (US), the United Kingdom and South Africa, among others,…
Why international community cares about Nigeria’s political stability
There is no doubt that the United States of America (USA), the European Union (EU) and United Kingdom (UK) among few other foreign nations have always shown great interest in what happens in Nigeria.
Yobe varsity gets robotics, artificial intelligence centre
Yobe State University is set to become the centre of Robotics & Artificial Intelligence after signing a memorandum of understanding with the ICT University, Louisiana, United States of America in Damaturu. The ceremony was held at the Senate Chambers of the university with the Vice Chancellor of Yobe State University, Prof. Yakubu Mukhtar and the…
Come clean on travel ban to U.S., APC tells Atiku
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has challenged the presidential candidate of the People Democratic Party (PDP) Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to come clean on the alleged ban on him from traveling to the United States of America (USA) over corrupt practices. The party also insisted that the Dubai meeting attended by Atiku and other PDP…
Hope in our democratic future
The people of the relatively stable democratic nations of the world would find it rather difficult to understand why democracy should be causing so much pain in our nation. Even when they had a horrible history of their own, not a few will find it difficult to rationalise the essence of incessant communal strife, corruption,…
Stakeholders to discuss oil, gas product manufacturing challenges
Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode and other local and international players in the oil and gas sector will next week discuss solutions to the challenges confronting oil and gas product manufacturing in Nigeria and Africa. The Institute of Oil & Gas Research & Hydrocarbon Studies, which disclosed…