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    The type of educational system Nigeria needs

The type of educational system Nigeria needs

I must say that Bunmi Lawson is someone that I appreciate among the young generation of Nigerian women who do a lot in their various spaces. Bunmi ran FATE Foundation and moved on to run ACCION Microfinance Bank through which she achieved a lot in financial inclusion and now, she is the pioneer in the sector of education finance and [...]

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    Olonisakin: Insecurity threatening Nigeria’s existence

Olonisakin: Insecurity threatening Nigeria’s existence

Abayomi Olonisakin, chief of defence staff (CDS), says the prevailing insecurity across the country is threatening its existence.Olonisakin was speaking on Saturday at the closing ceremony of the joint campaign planning course at the Defence Intelligence College in Abuja.The CDS said the security challenges must be tackled through collective efforts.Represented by Paul Ohemu, deputy director of training, Olonisakin lamented the gap [...]

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    $9bn judgment debt: Nigeria to know fate on June 14

$9bn judgment debt: Nigeria to know fate on June 14

Nigeria’s quest to stop the enforcement of a monumental $9 billion arbitration award will now be heard by the English Commercial Court on June 14.The case could not be heard on May 20 as previously scheduled because of an administrative hitch.TheCable learnt that the court is likely to make a pronouncement on the merit of Nigeria's defence at the next sitting.Process [...]

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    Who will be Nigeria’s last president?

Who will be Nigeria’s last president?

I have this hunch that by the time President Muhammadu Buhari leaves office after his second term, there may either be no Nigeria as properly so called or the nagging questions of our existence would have led to the ultimate violent resolution of our identity and leadership crises. Two issues that cropped up during the week that just ended cemented [...]

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    Nigeria misses cricket World Cup slot in rain-washed qualifier

Nigeria misses cricket World Cup slot in rain-washed qualifier

Nigeria's men team, the Yellow Greens, have finished in 3rd place at the ICC T-20 World Cup Qualifier, Africa finals in Lugogo and Kyambogo, Uganda as the rain washed away fixtures of both Namibia and Uganda games.The persistent rainfall at the venues allowed only three playing days in the tournament, resulting in points sharing by teams and preventing the Yellow Greens [...]

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    ICYMI: Nigerians living in the US can now register for NIN

ICYMI: Nigerians living in the US can now register for NIN

Nigerians living in the US will be able to register for national identification number as from May 28.Aliyu Aziz, director-general of Nigerian Identity Management Company (NIMC), made the disclosure in a statement made available to TheCable.He said the extension of the registration to Nigerians abroad is in line with NIMC’s mandate to ensure that all Nigerian citizens are enrolled in [...]

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    Buhari: How the elite hold Nigeria for selfish interest

Buhari: How the elite hold Nigeria for selfish interest

I have heard and read about Elite Consensus and how it has been used at different epochs from time immemorial to save a society. In many countries of the world, the elite across the divides have had to work to change course of history and fortune of their nations for good. In South Africa, it was the elite Consensus that ended [...]

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    Buhari calls on wealthy Nigerians to invest in critical sectors

Buhari calls on wealthy Nigerians to invest in critical sectors

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on wealthy individuals in the country to develop more confidence in the nation’s economy by massively investing in critical sectors in order to boost job and wealth creation.Buhari was speaking when he hosted members of the business community and leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to Iftar (breaking of the Ramadan fast) at the [...]

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    MTN Nigeria’s shares record first loss — six days after listing

MTN Nigeria’s shares record first loss — six days after listing

Shares belonging to MTN Nigeria recorded its first price loss on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Friday after its listing on May 16.NAN reports that the stock dipped N9 to close at N140 per share following profit taking.The telecommunications company had listed 20.35 billion shares at N90 per share which recorded steady growth to hit N149 per share.The market [...]

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    Who are the five strikers to win U20 World Cup for Nigeria?

Who are the five strikers to win U20 World Cup for Nigeria?

We finish our profiles of Nigeria's 21-man FIFA U20 World Cup squad by looking at the forwards that coach Paul Aigbogun has picked for Poland 2019.Looking at the squad, it is clear that up front is where Nigeria have their strongest talent, and if the forwards are on form then the Flying Eagles can be a challenge for any nation.With [...]

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    Oby: University fees in Nigeria so low… it’s compromising quality

Oby: University fees in Nigeria so low… it’s compromising quality

Oby Ezekwesili, former minister of education, says the cost of tertiary education in Nigeria has been reduced to the extent that quality has been compromised.Speaking on Thursday at the launch of Edfin, Nigeria's first educational microfinance bank, she advised that the federal government find a solution that does not compromise the quality of education."There is a matter of how do [...]

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    Zenith becomes first Nigerian bank to ‘consecutively audit’ its carbon emission

Zenith becomes first Nigerian bank to ‘consecutively audit’ its carbon emission

Zenith Bank Plc was presented with a certificate for Greenhouse Gas Auditing by V4 Advisors after successful completion of its Greenhouse Gas Audit for the 2018 Financial Year.The presentation of the certificate and the report of the Auditors was done by V4 Advisors at the Zenith Bank Head Office on May 21, 2019.Temitope Fasoranti, the executive director, who [...]

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    Nigeria Governors’ Forum: Dawn of new vision

Nigeria Governors’ Forum: Dawn of new vision

BY SUNDAY A. ANIYI The election of John Kayode Fayemi, the indisputable dean of the intellectual conclave of Nigerian politics, did not come to those that have their hears to the ground as a surprise. It is an idea well foreboded by his character and conduct as an emerging charismatic political icon. His rising profile as the unifying and ambidextrous political [...]

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    Nigeria sitting on a time bomb, says Yari on population explosion

Nigeria sitting on a time bomb, says Yari on population explosion

Abdul’aziz Yari, governor of Zamfara state, says, the increasing rate of unproductive population in the country constitutes a time bomb.Yari, who is the former chairman of the Nigeria Governors' Forum (NGF), spoke during the valedictory session of the national economic council (NEC) held at the state house, Abuja on Thursday.The governor said urgent actions must be taken to address the [...]

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    Falana: How Jammeh ordered execution of nine Nigerians heading to Europe through Gambia

Falana: How Jammeh ordered execution of nine Nigerians heading to Europe through Gambia

Femi Falana, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), says Yahya Jammeh, ousted Gambian president, ordered the execution of 50 persons, including nine Nigerians, in 2005.  In a statement on Friday, the human rights lawyer said his law firm had been able to identify Omozemoje Paul Enagameh as one of the Nigerians killed by the Jammeh regime.Following Jammeh’s removal, the Human Rights Watch [...]

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    WATCH: YouTube ranks top Nigerian wedding dance entrances

WATCH: YouTube ranks top Nigerian wedding dance entrances

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