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Nigeria Ports Authority: From a failed government agency to a bastion

  Swinging from failure file to an emerging better run, biggest and efficient regional ports in Sub-saharan Africa, the story of a hitherto ailing and mismanaged Nigerian ports now enjoying a new lease of life and fillip is replete with...

Alleged NCAC financial infractions: Who is lying?

    By TOMO  AKOSA     Since its creation in 1975, the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) – Nigeria’s foremost public agency charged primarily with the regulation of the different ramifications of arts and cultural development, has never been under the...

Paper Presentation: DEVELOPMENT OF SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE FOR RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

By Prince Clem Ikanade Agba   I am pleased to be here with you as a Guest of Honour at this National Conference. I have been intimated to the goal of this conference, which is to analyse the current infrastructure policy direction, develop method of building sustainable infrastructure and industrial growth required to propel our national economy. I commend...

Buhari is ignoring Nigerian judges, we must not let him get away with it

By Kolawole Olaniyan   President Muhammadu Buhari’s government record on the rule of law is chilling. Since assuming power on May 29, 2015, Mr Buhari has showed a stunning disregard for the rule of law and human rights, ignoring Nigerian judges...

YEMI ADEBOWALE: WHY NOT LEAVE BICHI AND DSS ALONE

Since the Omoyele Sowore Saga, I have read several commentaries and recently, attacks on the DSS. A more recent one was that of Yemi Adebowale published on the 16th November, 2019 edition of Thisday online. From his title The...

Abia: Ikpeazu Retools Govt Machinery

Simon Nwachukwu   Undoubtedly, the task of governance in a state as Abia is a daunting challenge. Residents of a state like Abia which literally cries for infrastructural development, urban renewal and economic upliftment among others, would have little patience with...

A Glance At The Mandate And Operations Of The Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission

  BY CELESTINE TORUKA The Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), is the apex national regulatory body for Christian pilgrimage in Nigeria. It is the only government Christian agency that has direct link with the federal government. The Commission was statutorily established by...

Nigeria/Russia Relations: The Missing Link

By Hussaini Monguno   On November 15, 1884, 14 mainly European countries gathered in Berlin for a meeting which lasted to February 26, 1885. The aim of that conference was to split the continent of Africa and share it to the...

Nigeria’s Opposition is Missing – Shehu Garba

  By Garba Shehu   Last week, the Nigeria's senate majority leader reintroduced anti-sexual harassment legislation to parliament, following a serious exposé by the BBC of a sex for grades scandal at the University of Lagos. The bill had been tabled before –...

Demystifying Cabal Rulership at Power Centres: Kyari As A Case Study

  By Segun Awoniyi   Cabals exist everywhere and at all levels of authority, tiers of government, organizational administration even at community levels. Bad commentaries and pouring invectives on the leadership at any level are to say the least, denigrating, demoralising and...
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Epidemic of Fear: Addressing Misinformation and Panic in Infectious Disease Outbreaks – Dr. Oreh

  By Dr Adaeze Oreh A few weeks ago,Masaka,the last patient receiving treatment for Ebola, the deadly viral haemorrhagic disease was discharged in the Democratic Republic...

Obasanjo donates his 32-room Hilltop mansion for COVID-19 isolation centre 

  In a rare magnanimity, Nigeria's former President Olusegun Obasanjo has handed over his 32-room mansion at Presidential Hilltop, Abeokuta, Ogun State, to the state government with immediate...

US not recruiting foreign medical professionals – US Embassy Nigeria

  The U.S Mission in Nigeria Friday said the United States is not recruiting foreign medical professionals to assist COVID-19 response. The US Embassy said the...

NNPC, Upstream operators, announce N11bn intervention to combat COVID-19

  An intervention fund of N11 billion ($30 million) has been announced by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and 31 players in the upstream...