June 13, 2024
…Gov, Senators hail Dangote on impactful facility By Emmanuel Kwada Leadership of the Senate at the weekend unveiled the multi-million dollar world-class Dangote Sinotruk West Africa Ltd CKD Plant established by the business mogul, Aliko Dangote with a call on other eminent Nigerians to emulate him in using their wealth to benefit the nation. This […]Continue Reading
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Key Points: Local manufacturing, key to Africa’s growth Africa now exports raw materials but import poverty Dangote invested $25bn in Africa in 7 years Plans to supply refined products to West, Central and South Africa By Abiodun Alade Africa is a resource-rich continent but relatively poor in terms of the manufacturing of goods. According to […]Continue Reading
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Key points About 250 killed between February and early April, 2024 12 Local Government Areas under siege Ultimatum to foreign herders to leave fall on deaf ears ‘Governor does not visit victims’ ‘Crisis can’t end until government comes up with a data-based economic policy’ He is doing his best – spokesman By Charity Roberts On […]Continue Reading
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By Emmanuel Kwada President Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday, April 3, 2024, signed into law the Student Loans (Access to Higher Education) (Repeal and Re-enactment) Bill, 2024. The Act is of historic proportions as it seeks to guarantee sustainable higher education and functional skill development for all Nigerian students and youths. The presidency disclosed this in […]Continue Reading
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By Theophilus Abbah Not desperate, never agitated, not rebellious, not a mischief-maker, Chief (Architect) Gabriel Aduku exited this world of desperation, agitations, rebellion, and mischief on March 10, 2024, few weeks after his 80th birthday. He was an unexplored treasure to humanity, a rare human resource and a man with a candle that shone in […]Continue Reading
Clement Adeyi Prince Adewale Laoye is the founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Aafin Ilu. His stage name is Drummer of Peace. He is a drummer of Yoruba descent preoccupied with promotion of African and Yoruba cultural and and traditional values and heritage. In this interview, he spoke glowingly on the virtues of his […]Continue Reading
BY Mike Ozekhome, SAN, CON, OFR, Ph.D, LL.D, D.Litt, D.Sc. I celebrate you, a living legend and uncommon African icon, Chief (Dr) Olusegun Mathew Okikiola Obasanjo ( OBJ), on your 87th birthday, which took place on March 5,2024. On paper, you are 87, having been born on March 5, 1937. But, you have maintained to […]Continue Reading