Daily Archives: November 12, 2012

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I am not the copyright owner of the above headline. As many know, it belongs to the maverick Afro-beat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. When the Olusegun Obasanjo administration despatched fully armed soldiers to blow up Fela’s residence, a government panel set up

Business ebele-jonathan

The African Union has concluded plans to put together an African Cabotage regime that will ensure that only vessels owned by African trades within its coast. This grand plan is a way of checkmating foreign dominance of shipping firms, which has relegated indigenous vessels t

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It was fortuitous that I came across a copy of the new book authored and publicly presented by the Coordinating Minister of the Economy and the minster of finance, two weeks ago. Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala launched her new 198-page Reforming the Unreformable,

COVER Lam Adesina's burial

Kolawole, who was by his hospital bed when he died, said Adesina called Mogaji Soji Akanbi and Alhaji Isamotu Oke-Ado, two of such associates, who parted ways with him following the picking of Senator Abiola Ajimobi in the last Action Congress of Nigeria governorship primaries

Politics andy uba

In 2014, Anambrians of voting age will go to the polls to choose Governor Peter Obi’s successor. Though the guber contest is two years away, Anambra politicians interested in the state number one seat are already behaving as if the exercise is in two months time. The state’s political

Opinion Jonathan-2

“Terminating innocent lives through terrorist acts is primitive, so perpetrators and sponsors of terrorism through Boko Haram cannot be anything but uncivilized.” Those were the words President Goodluck Jonathan uttered in Dutse on Tuesday, November 6, during a two – day visit

COVER Lam Adesina

Alhaji Adesina has remained a political potentate and power-broker in his home state, leading the ACN into which AD transmuted, to massive victory in the last general elections