CONTROL OF NDDC: Battle shifts to NASS

Going by the pronouncement of Senate President Ahmed Lawan, penultimate Tuesday, the Dr. Pius Odubu-led 15-man Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Board, confirmed November 5 by the Senate, would have since taken over the interventionist agency from the Interim Management Committee, IMC, but 10 days after, it is palpable that something is amiss. Continue reading …

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NSIL and International Law at a Crossroad: The Critical Foreign Policy Implications for Nigeria

By Bola A. Akinterinwa When the Nigerian Society of International Law (NSIL) focused its attention on ‘Security, Human Trafficking and International Law’ at its 41st Annual Conference, held in Benin, Edo State, in 2018, it did not quickly foresee that International Law might be moving fast towards a crossroads. The concerns then were essentially about …

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After Lagos, Ogakwu’s Illimite goes to Enugu

Tribune OnlineAfter Lagos, Ogakwu’s Illimite goes to Enugu Artist Chinedu Ogakwu’s ‘Illimite-II’ showcases works unhindered by space and time It would be a great return to his south-east roots for artist Chinedu Ogakwu on December 6, 2019, when his solo exhibition, ‘Illimite-II’ opens at Temple Avenue, Enugu. Born and raised in the south-east, Ogakwu launched …

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223 participants for Bauchi Quranic recitation competition — Daily Times Nigeria

 No fewer than 223 participants from 20 local government areas are taking  part in the 34th edition of the Bauchi state Qur’anic Recitation Competition holding in Ningi from Nov. 16 to Nov. 23. CBT proprietors laud JAMB for using biometric for examination Malam Mustapha Illehlah, the Chairman of the state Quranic Competition committee, disclosed this …

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A Strong Endorsement for e-Voting

The manual voting system is too vulnerable to abuse. Electronic voting will help in conducting peaceful and transparent elections Advocates of electronic voting in Nigeria got a strong endorsement on Friday from former President Goodluck Jonathan. Describing the violence that preceded yesterday’s gubernatorial elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States as rather ‘disturbing’, he said things …

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REJOICE: 12 hours praise not enough (Pt1)

The word praise comes from the Latin word translated “price,” or “value,” and may be defined generally as an ascription of value or worth. Praise may be bestowed upon unworthy objects or from improper motives, but true praise consists in a sincere acknowledgment of a real conviction of worth. Continue reading REJOICE: 12 hours praise …

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Expert identifies solution to energy crisis

Ambrose Nnaji   Founder, SmartFlow Technologies Limited, Dolapo Adeyeye has identified automation, digitalisation and smart solutions as criteria for the growth of oil and gas business in the country. Adeyeye, who spoke with The Nation exclusively on the sideline of the just concluded Oil Trading & Logistics (OTL) Expo 2019, in Lagos said the company …

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Appeal Court judgment, Makinde and Oyo’s medley of songs

Moses Alao On October 29, Governor Seyi Makinde ticked off the fifth month on the 48-month calendar of the administration’s term of four years. On that day, there were no drums or fanfare, as not much attention is given to landmarks like five months in office. But there were songs, even if they were acapella. …

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Ondo 2020: Why I’m challenging Akeredolu

Following his recent endorsement by socio-political group, Ondo State Youth for Good Governance (OSYGG), Adeyinka Egunjobi, who had contested for the ticket of Akoko North East state constituency, has opened up to Taiwo Alimi on his ambition for the governorship seat and why Ondo APC needed a breathe of new life During the last Ondo …

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