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Agbakoba, SAN files class action against FG over official negligence of S/East


Mr. Olisa Agbakoba has filed a Fundamental Rights Class Action against the Federal Republic of Nigeria for himself and on behalf of the South East Zone on grounds of discrimination pursuant to Section 42 of the 1999 Constitution. This action was by Originating Summons supported by an affidavit of 99 paragraphs and a statement. The grounds of Mr. Agbakoba’s application ...

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Full Text of Gov Obiano’s speech at the flag-off of Anambra International Airport city project at Government House, Awka on Tuesday, April 11, 2017

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Ndi Anambra, Three years into my first term in office, I stand before you today to answer the call of history. In Christian numerology, the number 3 is the number of perfect manifestation. So, three years into my administration, the Lord God Almighty has given us a new VISION and a new SONG! Umu nnem, our elders say that na ...

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Time to tell enemies of Hadiza Usman’s reforms @ NPA that enough is enough

Hadiza Usman, NPA

By Sylvanus Ekpo   Not too long ago, a quiet revolution took place in the chambers of power in Lagos with the appointment of a BBOG activist and first woman to head the Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman. The decision to appoint her to that position was taken by President Muhammadu Buhari on the recommendation of trusted aides. Nine ...

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The mentality of wining is driven by self-reinforcement—Austin Okere

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The thing about winning and losing is that they are both self-reinforcing. The Gunners as a metaphor As an Arsenal football club fan, how do I convince anybody that the team is good or that coach Arsene Wenger is doing a good job, given the long spate of trophy draught and inexplicable losses in the current season both in the ...

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Hadiza Usman, MD of NPA deserves support in her fight, reforms against corruption

Hadiza Usman, NPA

In a scorched earth attack on the management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and in particular its Managing Director, those arrayed against it showed scant regard for the interest of the NPA and by extension the interests of Nigeria; their concern is personal and pecuniary, period!. When you hear talk of the fight against corruption, places like the NPA ...

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Yudala presents useful tips to escape depression during recession for business chiefs

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In what can best be described as a rare show of Corporate Health Responsibility (CHR), emerging leaders in online and offline retail chain have examined clinical issues bordering on causative factors in mental health disorders and developed tested tips to cope. First of all, have you ever heard people refer to some illnesses as “White people problem”? Treating some ailments ...

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New technologies reducing oily diets health risks


The application of technologies in everyday life is growing worldwide as scientists’ keep on discovering more solutions. It is a well-known fact that too many fats and oils in your diet can increase one’s risk for a number of potential health challenges including obesity, heart disease or cancer. In continuation with its knowledge-sharing series, Yudala – the largest online and ...

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Again, saving the naira: Using that Soludo option


Since the introduction of free-flotation of Naira by the Central bank of Nigeria (CBN), the value of the currency in the face of global currencies had been on a steady but momentarily up and sustained fall. However, By Dan Agbese, a seasoned analysts and writer look at naira in retrospect, remembering how former CBN chief maneuvered and got it right ...

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Welcome Address by Minister of Environment at the Green Bond Conference @NSE

Protocol I am highly delighted to welcome you all today to this Stakeholders Investment Conference, an idea which was born during our first Advisory Group Meeting in September 2016. The Green Bonds process is an attempt by the Environment sector to contribute to this Administration’s efforts to diversify the economy, create jobs, improve security, provide a framework for Sustainable Development ...

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Can emerging Public Private Partnership in Lagos really cleanup the state?


Whereas indications are becoming clear that the age long Private Sector Participatory (PSP) approach in dealing with waste management in Lagos State is becoming out of date and grossly ineffective, it is important to look at the new model being canvassed by the Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode. The current arrangement is highly cumbersome- LAWMA in its role as regulator is ...

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