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Update: Nigeria’s Adesina emerges AfDB president

Update: Nigeria’s Adesina emerges AfDB president

Nigeria’s outgoing minister of agriculture Dr Adewumi Adesina on Thursday emerged the 8TH president of the African Development Bank (AfDB). He succeeds Donald Kaberuka of Rwanda, and assumes duty on... Read more

UPDATED: Buhari to Jonathan: You've chosen the path of honour

UPDATED: Buhari to Jonathan: You've chosen the path of honour

    •president-elect gets handover notes President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, says President Goodluck Jonathan has chosen the path of honour with his decision to accept defeat in the... Read more

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Why I can’t enter the government house Jang built - Lalong

Why I can’t enter the government house Jang built - Lalong

Barrister Simon Bako Lalong is governor-elect of Plateau State. In this interview, Lalong now fondly called the ‘miracle governor’ speaks on...

The magic of body language

The magic of body language

In a few days Nigerians will experience an event as extraordinary as it is unprecedented. A peaceful handover of power from an elected natio...

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FIFA Congress: CAF favours May 29

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has opposed any postponement of the 65th FIFA ... Read more

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Senior lawyers yesterday backed the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) on the appointment of the Chief Judge of Bayelsa State to swear into office the governor-elect of Rivers State, Nyesom ...

05.26.2015

Clement Nwankwo, human rights lawyer, democracy expert and Executive Director, Policy and Legal Advocacy Centre, PLAC, is Convener, Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room. In this interview, he speaks ...

05.26.2015

Mounting a flat screen TV on the wall can be expensive and time consuming - and makes it very hard to redesign your room. However, LG believes it has a solution: The electronics giant has shown off ...

05.25.2015

Manufacturing is the titanic old guard of the economy. The relationship between inventions – which invariably always involve manufacturing or fabrication of some sort to bring them to life - and the ...

05.25.2015

While Nigeria’s over 45% local fruits keep wasting away, South African farmers are making speedy advances in adding value to their farm produce-a situation that has made Nigeria one of the largest ...

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Prince Godwin Tortya is the Benue State FADAMA III project coordinator. In this interview, he explains the implementation and achievements of the programme so far in the state as well as highlighted ...

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Toyin Saraki is the founder of Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA) focused on maternal health. She speaks on the primary healthcare and the need for more comprehensive and innovative financing ...

05.26.2015

The International Committee of the Red Cross is appealing for an additional $65 million (N12.9bn) in international donations to double response to humanitarian crises in the Lake Chad region.

05.26.2015

Trade Union Congress (TUC) of Nigeria has advocated the need for the incoming administration of General Muhammadu Buhari to ensure independence of the country’s judiciary.

05.25.2015

The Ministry of Labour and Productivity has called on trade unions and managements to shift from adversarial and confrontational approach to industrial relation issues, to developmental approach ...

05.25.2015

Mrs Jumai Ahmadu is the President, Helpline Foundation for the Needy, Abuja. In this interview she speaks on saving culture in the home, economic empowerment and her charity work.

05.22.2015

The coming together of two or more people forms one relationship or the other. Relationships be it mariage, courtship, in the office as colleagues or even as just friends has some tricks if at all ...

05.22.2015

The Muslim Student Society of Nigeria, Unilorin branch, has held its annual Jihad Week programme.

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The ever busy campus of the University of Ilorin which was usually beehive of academic activities has lately recorded low turnout of students to lectures due to the prevailing fuel scarcity.

16 hrs 45 mins ago

As you assume office as President and Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic in the next two days, Nigerians from all works of life will be expecting you to bring in the magic ...

05.27.2015

The controversy trailing the N9.3 billion contract awarded by the Federal Executive Council for the purchase of clean cook stoves and wonder bags is far from being over as efforts to procure and ...

05.20.2015

Less than two weeks to the expiration of the tenure of the present administration, local contractors in Kano State are grumbling over N60 billion owed them by the state government, saying the debt ...

05.25.2015

The President-elect, Major General Muhammadu Buhari announced in his acceptance speech a “covenant” with Nigerians touching on issues of National Security; Economic Development; Food, Health & ...

05.25.2015

Steadfastness with wealth and Allah’s blessings

05.22.2015

“The number of months in the sight of Allah is 12 (in a year) - so ordained by Him the day He created the heavens and the earth; of them four are sacred: that is the straight usage. So wrong not ...

05.22.2015

A very high percentage of women are carried away with the excitement of starting a new business rather than getting information on how to make the business a household name and stand the test of ...

05.22.2015

The place of women in a nation’s economy is very important because it enhances their participation in development which is essential not only in achieving social justice but also in reducing ...

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Kwara moves against thuggery

For daring to raid their hideouts, some suspected drug addicts in Ilorin, Kwara State invaded the residence of two officials of Nigeria’s anti-narcotics agency, burning and looting their properties, with...

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