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I’m still being treated as third-class citizen 11 years after returning home – Ogbonnaya

February 22, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Barrister Francis Ogbonnaya is a Senior Advocate of France (SAF). He lived in France for 32 years, where he bagged two Masters’ Degrees in Law and Estate Management. In this interview with EGWUAGHA AMARACHUKWU, he speaks on how Ebonyians crippled his initiative to create employment for youths in the state, among others How will you describe Engr. Dave Umahi’s style Read More

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Why WAEC blacklisted 47 Kogi schools

February 14, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Last week, WAEC blacklisted 47 secondary schools across Kogi state for examination malpractices, poor standards, and compromises, among other ills. OYIBO SALIHU writes on this and the measures being put in place by the state government to address the problem Examination malpractices Examination malpractices have been a cankerworm that has eaten deep into the fabric of Nigeria’s educational system. Obviously, Read More

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ARIAN reads riot act on unlicensed insurance agents

December 15, 2017 Editorial IV 0

No fewer than 10,000 unlicensed agents are still transacting business in the nation’s insurance industry, while less than 10,000 are fully registered with the Association of Registered Insurance Agents of Nigeria(ARIAN) this, the association has discovered. The President, ARIAN Gbadebo Olamerun, made the disclosure at the 2017 Yearly National Conference AGM,Election & Award Ceremony tagged Insurance Agencypreneur: The Dynamics Of Read More

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AFDB to create 25m jobs

November 29, 2017 Editorial IV 0

President of the African Development Bank Group (AFDB), Akinwumi Adesina, has launched the Presidential Youth Advisory Group (PYAG) to provide insights and innovative solutions for job creation for Africa’s youth. The Jobs for Youth in Africa initiative aims at creating 25 million jobs and impacting 50 million youth over the next ten years by equipping them with the right skills Read More

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Nigeria on path of greatness again – Obasanjo

November 6, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Umar Bayo Abdulwahab Ilorin Former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo at the weekend, assured that in spite of the daunting challenges confronting her, Nigeria is on the path to greatness again. Obasanjo, who spoke at the 52nd annual service songs of the 1st ECWA Church, Ilorin, Kwara state, assured Nigerians that no matter the difficulties and challenges the nation was Read More

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Bakers task FG on wheat bread initiative

October 30, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By AbdulRaheem Aodu Kaduna The Association of Master Bakers and Caterers of Nigeria (AMBCN) has called on the federal government to work on wheat bread initiative as a policy to create wealth, employment and reduce the cost of bread. According to the Master Bakers, bread industry is the second largest employer of labour in Nigeria and large part of most Read More