I Have a Hopeful Outlook On Nigeria’s Future – Peggy Dulany

[Premium Times] Peggy Dulany Rockefeller, the founder of Synergos Institute, has worked in the past five decades on issues of philanthropy globally, over three decades of which has been as the Chair of Synergos, a global non-profit organisation bringin…

[Premium Times] Peggy Dulany Rockefeller, the founder of Synergos Institute, has worked in the past five decades on issues of philanthropy globally, over three decades of which has been as the Chair of Synergos, a global non-profit organisation bringing people together to solve complex problems of poverty, and to serve as catalyst for creating opportunities for individuals and their communities to thrive.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Russia 2018: Why Nigeria Is Now in Trouble

[Premium Times] There will be no hiding place for the Super Eagles of Nigeria when the world’s most glamorous sporting event, the world cup, opens in Russia in 2018. The Nigerian side will actually be the team to beat as other countries who have qualif…

[Premium Times] There will be no hiding place for the Super Eagles of Nigeria when the world's most glamorous sporting event, the world cup, opens in Russia in 2018. The Nigerian side will actually be the team to beat as other countries who have qualified have started redoubling efforts to overawe the Nigerian side should they be drawn together on December 1 when the draw is made in Russia. The gang up against Nigeria is not because it qualified from its group even with a match to spare. It's also not because in its round

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The Widening Debate On Oil Exploration in the North

[Premium Times] Like a planned incident, last week, three stories were coincidentally published by different newspapers on this subject; one by this author, deepening the debate on the viability of the renewed push for oil exploration in the frontier b…

[Premium Times] Like a planned incident, last week, three stories were coincidentally published by different newspapers on this subject; one by this author, deepening the debate on the viability of the renewed push for oil exploration in the frontier basins in the North.

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Anambra Election – Jonathan, Fayose, Wike, Others Campaign for Obaze

[Premium Times] former President, Goodluck Jonathan; Governors of Rivers and Ekiti states, Nyesom Wike and Ayodele Fayose; among others visited Anambra State on Thursday for the grand finale campaign for Oseloka Obaze. [Photo credit: Emmanuel Ngini]

[Premium Times] former President, Goodluck Jonathan; Governors of Rivers and Ekiti states, Nyesom Wike and Ayodele Fayose; among others visited Anambra State on Thursday for the grand finale campaign for Oseloka Obaze. [Photo credit: Emmanuel Ngini]

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The African State Is Fast Resizing

[Monitor] Last night and this morning, the army in Zimbabwe took drastic measures to rein in on Robert Gabriel Mugabe, the 93-year-old incumbent, who has been planning to hand over power to his wife Grace Mugabe, 52. The path to the presidency was litt…

[Monitor] Last night and this morning, the army in Zimbabwe took drastic measures to rein in on Robert Gabriel Mugabe, the 93-year-old incumbent, who has been planning to hand over power to his wife Grace Mugabe, 52. The path to the presidency was littered with one landmine Emmerson Mgnangwa, the first Vice President and former Justice minister, a sprightly 75.

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Dogara Seeks Regional Synergy Against Money Laundering, Terrorism Financing

[Guardian] Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has advocated a regional collaboration against money laundering and terrorism financing. He made the call at the 28th plenary meeting of the Inter-Governmental Action Group against Mone…

[Guardian] Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has advocated a regional collaboration against money laundering and terrorism financing. He made the call at the 28th plenary meeting of the Inter-Governmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA).

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IMF Raises Fresh Concerns Over Nigeria’s Public Debts, Others’

[Guardian] Abuja -From the International Monetary Fund (IMF) yesterday again came a warning on Nigeria and two other African Nations’ rising public debt stock, projecting that a whopping 60 per cent of these Countries’ revenue may be used up for debt s…

[Guardian] Abuja -From the International Monetary Fund (IMF) yesterday again came a warning on Nigeria and two other African Nations' rising public debt stock, projecting that a whopping 60 per cent of these Countries' revenue may be used up for debt service with only a paltry 40 per cent to contend with running of Government and service delivery.

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NHRC Tasks Govt On Issues of Missing Persons

[Daily Trust] The Acting Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Mrs. Oti Ovrawah has charged the Federal government to pay attention to the issues of missing persons in Nigeria and the rights of their families to know the f…

[Daily Trust] The Acting Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Mrs. Oti Ovrawah has charged the Federal government to pay attention to the issues of missing persons in Nigeria and the rights of their families to know the fate of their loved ones.

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Local Musicians Perfom at Free Voter Registration Campaign Concert

[The Herald] Organisers of a voter registration campaign concert that will be held at Hellenic Sports Club this afternoon have secured shuttle buses that will ferry students from various colleges around the city to the venue. In addition to carrying st…

[The Herald] Organisers of a voter registration campaign concert that will be held at Hellenic Sports Club this afternoon have secured shuttle buses that will ferry students from various colleges around the city to the venue. In addition to carrying students, there will be a lot of fun on the buses as performing artistes will get personal with their fans during the journeys to the Sports Club.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe