246 Arrested in Mushin, Surulere Black-Spots

[Guardian] The Lagos State police command on Wednesday night raided hideouts used as haven for criminals in the dreaded Akala, Mushin, and Itire, Odu-Eran canal, Surulere areas of the state, where hoodlums who killed a police sergeant attached to Area …

[Guardian] The Lagos State police command on Wednesday night raided hideouts used as haven for criminals in the dreaded Akala, Mushin, and Itire, Odu-Eran canal, Surulere areas of the state, where hoodlums who killed a police sergeant attached to Area D command, Mushin, were hibernating.

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Dapchi and the Agony of Refusing to Learn Lessons

[Daily Trust] On the evening of Monday, February 19th, 2018 Boko Haram terrorists attacked the Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, in Yobe State and kidnapped 110 out of the 926 students in the school. What happened subsequently was…

[Daily Trust] On the evening of Monday, February 19th, 2018 Boko Haram terrorists attacked the Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, in Yobe State and kidnapped 110 out of the 926 students in the school. What happened subsequently was shameful. In the days following the abduction, various conflicting accounts emerged of the number of missing female students, ranging from 50 to 111. Nigerians were told that that over 40 girls who fled into the bush in the aftermath of the attack had returned in small nu

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Ethiopian Airlines Wins Award

[Guardian] Ethiopian Airlines has been honoured with an award of excellence in aviation at a recent ceremony organised by African Institute for Leadership Excellence in Lagos.

[Guardian] Ethiopian Airlines has been honoured with an award of excellence in aviation at a recent ceremony organised by African Institute for Leadership Excellence in Lagos.

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National Railways Revival Welcomed

[The Herald] Revival of National Railways of Zimbabwe comes as one of key economic deliverables that will set many companies on a recovery trajectory as it has potential to significantly lower heavy industries’ transport costs, Confederation of Zimbabw…

[The Herald] Revival of National Railways of Zimbabwe comes as one of key economic deliverables that will set many companies on a recovery trajectory as it has potential to significantly lower heavy industries' transport costs, Confederation of Zimbabwe Industry (CZI) Bulawayo chapter president Joseph Gunda has said.

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NDDC Seeks German Collaboration for Cancer Centre

[This Day] Warri -The Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr. Nsima Ekere, has declared the preparedness of the interventionist agency to collaborate with the government of the Federal Republic of Germany in setting up a…

[This Day] Warri -The Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr. Nsima Ekere, has declared the preparedness of the interventionist agency to collaborate with the government of the Federal Republic of Germany in setting up an enduring and functional world class cancer centre in the Niger Delta region.

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Good Leadership, Effective Economic Management As Elements of Good Governance

[Guardian] The qualities and credentials needed for good leadership can readily be identified. The primal credential is good education, such as would enable the leadership to combine “ideas and power, intellectualism and politics.” Leadership is a crit…

[Guardian] The qualities and credentials needed for good leadership can readily be identified. The primal credential is good education, such as would enable the leadership to combine "ideas and power, intellectualism and politics." Leadership is a critical part of Nigeria's problem of governance because the educational qualification prescribed for our political leaders by section 131(d), as amended by the National Assembly in 2010, and section 318(1) of the Constitution does not equip them to be able to combine "idea

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