Ikpeazu, Obi Canvass Use of Local Products

[Guardian] Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, and immediate past governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, have advocated for continuous use of products made in Nigeria, stressing that this would help the country to overcome the current lingering eco…

[Guardian] Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, and immediate past governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, have advocated for continuous use of products made in Nigeria, stressing that this would help the country to overcome the current lingering economic recession.

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Could Financial Crimes Commission be Reformed?

[Guardian] President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Abubakar Mahmoud (SAN), has called for an immediate reform of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC…

[Guardian] President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Abubakar Mahmoud (SAN), has called for an immediate reform of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC), as well as, other anti-graft agencies for effective and efficient performance.

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Condemnation Trails Jammeh’s Rejection of Election Results

[This Day] Condemnation has trailed President Yahya Jammeh’s rejection of the results of Gambia’s election held on December 1. Jammeh had initially accepted the results and conceded defeat to his rival Adama Barrow, preparing to cede power after 22 yea…

[This Day] Condemnation has trailed President Yahya Jammeh's rejection of the results of Gambia's election held on December 1. Jammeh had initially accepted the results and conceded defeat to his rival Adama Barrow, preparing to cede power after 22 years as the leader of the West African nation of less than two million people.

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Man Gets 25 Years For Student’s Murder

[Guardian] Justice Minta Abimbola of the Oyo State High Court, last Thursday, sentenced one Akinwunmi Adisa to 25 years imprisonment with hard labour for the murder and roasting of one Anwal Bala Shanono, a 500-level student of Ahmadu Bello University.

[Guardian] Justice Minta Abimbola of the Oyo State High Court, last Thursday, sentenced one Akinwunmi Adisa to 25 years imprisonment with hard labour for the murder and roasting of one Anwal Bala Shanono, a 500-level student of Ahmadu Bello University.

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Soyinka, ‘Wolexit’ and Hero-Bashing

[This Day] In this article, I want to explicate on two significant assertions that has been at the heart of my confrontation with the Nigerian national project for a long time, and especially with the intellectual capital that I suspect is a very signi…

[This Day] In this article, I want to explicate on two significant assertions that has been at the heart of my confrontation with the Nigerian national project for a long time, and especially with the intellectual capital that I suspect is a very significant part of rehabilitating Nigeria to greatness. First, Nigeria has a fundamental problem with her intellectuals, and most especially her heroes and heroines. Second, Nigeria's heroes and heroines have a fundamental problem with Nigeria. These two assertions may appe

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Govt Wants Position of Oil Firm Tenured

[This Day] The federal government has proposed in the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) which is currently before the Senate for legislative consideration that a tenured term of office be established and legalised in the bill for the Chief Exec…

[This Day] The federal government has proposed in the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) which is currently before the Senate for legislative consideration that a tenured term of office be established and legalised in the bill for the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Oil Company (NOC) that is intended to emerge from the process to replace the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

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Lagos Proposes Expansive 2017 Budget

[Guardian] For residents in Lagos, the year 2016 was a good year. Despite the nationwide economic recession, the state witnessed tremendous growth especially in the areas of infrastructural development and in the economy.When the State Governor, Akinwu…

[Guardian] For residents in Lagos, the year 2016 was a good year. Despite the nationwide economic recession, the state witnessed tremendous growth especially in the areas of infrastructural development and in the economy.When the State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on December 17, 2015 presented the N662,588b 2016 Budget, tagged 'The Peoples Budget,' he was very optimistic that not only would the Budget propel the state to greater development, but would also work for all Lagosians.

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Ogun Government Propose ‘Ambitious’ Budget

[This Day] Determined to consolidate on the gains of the previous years, Ogun State government has proposed an ambitious budget with spirited moves to bolster the revenue base with a view to supporting the aspiration, reports Kunle Aderinokun

[This Day] Determined to consolidate on the gains of the previous years, Ogun State government has proposed an ambitious budget with spirited moves to bolster the revenue base with a view to supporting the aspiration, reports Kunle Aderinokun

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