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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...

ABBA KYARI And The Fifth Columnists

By Oluchi Joseph The suggestion that the chief of staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari, has taken over the role of the President represents a classic demonstration of crass ignorance about the inner workings of government in presidential democracy...

Sowore’s Detention: Decree 2 By Subterfuge

By Richard Akinnola But how did the judiciary rise to the occasion under the various military governments when people were variously detained under various detention laws?   Most statutes, particularly one that circumscribe the liberty and fundamental rights of individuals, have to...
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  Passengers  arriving Nigerian airports will undergo enhanced health screenings out of concern over a new coronavirus that has killed two people in...
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What VP Osinbajo Said on The ‘Senseless’ Killing of CAN Leader

  “Words fail me as I share my heartfelt sympathy with the family of Rev. Lawal Andimi. The senseless killing of the bishop despite ongoing...

U.S Set to Expand Travel Restrictions to Nigeria, Sudan, Others – Target ‘Birth Tourism’

  The Trump administration is set to add Nigeria and six other countries to a group of nations subject to travel restrictions, Per Second News...

NNPC GMD, Kyari announces HDDT to check pipeline vandalism 

  As part of measures to monitor and check pipeline vandalism, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is to deplore Horizontal Directional Drilling Technology (HDDT). NNPC's Group...

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