Shonga and Nigeria’s Quest for Food Security

[Leadership] The adoption of international best practices in ensuring food sufficiency has become more imperative now than ever. In this piece, ANDREW ESSIEN, highlights the success of the Shonga project initiated by the current President of the Senate…

[Leadership] The adoption of international best practices in ensuring food sufficiency has become more imperative now than ever. In this piece, ANDREW ESSIEN, highlights the success of the Shonga project initiated by the current President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, during his tenure as governor of Kwara State, as an example to ensuring food security.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Fresh Vista for ICT Literacy Through DBI Campuses

[Leadership] Abuja -It has been proven and commonly accepted that information and communication technology (ICT) is the engine room of the 21st century and beyond as it charts the economic, religious, cultural, legal and social life of nations, particu…

[Leadership] Abuja -It has been proven and commonly accepted that information and communication technology (ICT) is the engine room of the 21st century and beyond as it charts the economic, religious, cultural, legal and social life of nations, particularly those of developing countries.

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Dwindling Cargoes, Policy Threaten Govt’s Revenue At Seaports

[Leadership] Lagos -Dwindling of importation of cargoes into the country would impact negatively on the federal government’s revenue generation at the seaports due to the government policy on importation, high exchange rate and poor port access roads.

[Leadership] Lagos -Dwindling of importation of cargoes into the country would impact negatively on the federal government's revenue generation at the seaports due to the government policy on importation, high exchange rate and poor port access roads.

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Our Achievements Unprecedented – Lai Mohammed

[Leadership] Minister of Information Alhaji Lai Mohammed, in this interview speaks on some of the achievements and challenges of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration since it assumed office two years ago. MUYIWA OYINLOLA met him.

[Leadership] Minister of Information Alhaji Lai Mohammed, in this interview speaks on some of the achievements and challenges of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration since it assumed office two years ago. MUYIWA OYINLOLA met him.

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Minister Bathabile Dlamini Launches Child Protection Week, 28 May

[Govt of SA] South African children experience and/or witness multiple forms of violence in the home, family, community and school, usually at the hands of someone they know. Violence affects children of all ages. Children under the age of five are mos…

[Govt of SA] South African children experience and/or witness multiple forms of violence in the home, family, community and school, usually at the hands of someone they know. Violence affects children of all ages. Children under the age of five are most likely to be abused and killed in the home, while teenage boys are at increased risk of being killed in the context of male-on-male interpersonal violence.

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Resuscitate Medical Centre, Specialist Doctors Told

[The Herald] The National Social Security Authority (NSSA) has challenged local specialist doctors to group up and operationalise Ekusileni Medical Centre in Bulawayo, which has been lying idle for the past 13 years.

[The Herald] The National Social Security Authority (NSSA) has challenged local specialist doctors to group up and operationalise Ekusileni Medical Centre in Bulawayo, which has been lying idle for the past 13 years.

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Bauchi Seals $27.5 Billion Deal to Boost Power Supply

[Leadership] Bauchi -Bauchi State government is set to sign a partnership agreement worth $27.5 billion investment in solid minerals to explore selected minerals and establish a Pithead power plant project that will contribute 3,500 megawatts of electr…

[Leadership] Bauchi -Bauchi State government is set to sign a partnership agreement worth $27.5 billion investment in solid minerals to explore selected minerals and establish a Pithead power plant project that will contribute 3,500 megawatts of electricity to the national grid in partnership with a Chinese consortium of investors.

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Nigeria Ranks Fifth Largest Insurance Market in Africa

[Leadership] Lagos -Despite the low insurance adoption, penetration and acceptance in the country, Nigeria’s insurance industry is ranked fifth in Africa. The top five insurance markets on the continent are said to have overall market share of 85 perce…

[Leadership] Lagos -Despite the low insurance adoption, penetration and acceptance in the country, Nigeria's insurance industry is ranked fifth in Africa. The top five insurance markets on the continent are said to have overall market share of 85 percent of premiums across Africa.

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Mid-Term Assessment – Nigeria’s Economy Under Buhari’s Watch

[Leadership] President Muhammadu Buhari’s tenure as the president of Nigeria started at a time that the country stared recession in the face. It is however in the public courts with two sides dissipating energy on who and what caused the recession.

[Leadership] President Muhammadu Buhari's tenure as the president of Nigeria started at a time that the country stared recession in the face. It is however in the public courts with two sides dissipating energy on who and what caused the recession.

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