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  • China to produce 2 Nigerian satellites free of charge

    …FG targets local, African markets From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja The China EXIM Bank and the China Great Wall have agreed to bear fully the cost of $550 million for the production of two satellites (NigComSat) for Nigeria. The Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu, made the disclosure while briefing State House correspondents after a closed door…

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  • Burden of leadership deficit in Africa

    By Victor Ikem Until recently, the United States of America had the unique role of shepherding the world through deliberate policies and actions using the instrumentality of well established and organized global institutions like the United Nations and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO), among others. Little wonder, the US was referred to as the world’s…

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  • The Bar and hijab brouhaha

    By Carl Umegboro INDEED, what goes around comes around! Criticisms and diverse opinions have continued to pour from the public over the recent quagmire involving a student of the Nigerian Law School, Amasa Firdaus, that insisted on wearing Muslims’ Hijab contrary to the policy of the Council of Legal Education (CLE), and as a result,…

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    Ayade, Ambode’s trillion naira budgets

    By Fred Nwaozor On Thursday, November 30, 2017, the Executive Governor of Cross-River State, Prof. Ben Ayade categorically presented his administration’s 2018 appropriation bill to the state’s legislators. To the people’s utmost surprise, the execution of the proposed budget tagged ‘Kinetic crystallizations’ was estimated to cost 1.3 trillion naira. The budget had over 200% increment…

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  • New breath of life in ASCETA

    By Livinus K. Okore It is quite unfortunate that at a time when all well-meaning people are supposed to rally round the management of Abia State College of Education (Technical) Arochukwu (ASCETA) to salvage the school from the ruins of the past, some disgruntled elements used to the corrupt past, are bent on not only…

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  • Ramaphosa’s emergence as new ANC leader

    The emergence of Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa as the new President of the African National Congress (ANC) of South Africa is in many respects a new dawn for the Rainbow country, the African continent and, indeed, the black race. In a very keenly contested election, Ramaphosa defeated Mrs. Nkosazama Dlamini-Zuma, the estranged wife of President Jacob…

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  • 2017 carnival: Large crowds overwhelm city of Calabar

    In what was a total shutdown of the city of Calabar, over a million revellers thronged the 12-kilometre route to watch an endless stretch of carnival bands that were on hand to interpret this year’s theme of “Migration Through Drama and Dance.” Apart from the crowds that greeted the biggest street party in Africa, there…

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  • Southern Sun holds year end cocktail

    Southern Sun Ikoyi clocked off the year 2017 with invitation to friends, guests and customers as they gathered for the annual year-end cocktail. The event which always serves as a great networking opportunity, brought together the crème of the thriving business and corporate community in Lagos. Welcoming guests to the venue, Mark Loxley, general manager,…

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  • Wanted: Holiday culture for Nigeria

    There is no doubt that Nigeria is yet to get a sufficient foothold on how to drive tourism business. We talk so much about tourism yet do not see to its manifestation in every area of our life. Nigeria prides and wallows in tourism deception and pretense, making a mockery of an industry that other…

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  • Tips for surviving tough January

    …After Christmas and New Year celebrations, the days ahead come with challenges; only the prepared pull through unharmed By Job Osazuwa For fixed income earners, January, the first month in the Gregorian calendar, seems the toughest and the longest. Many have come to see it that way. So, among the 12 months in the year,…

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