Thursday, September 20, 2018

Tag "Chatham House"

    UI at 70: VC speaks at Chatham House, says less than 6% of high school leavers in Nigeria get into varsities

UI at 70: VC speaks at Chatham House, says less than 6% of high school leavers in Nigeria get into varsities

Idowu Olayinka, the vice chancellor of the University of Ibadan, says less than six percent of secondary school leavers get into universities in Nigeria.Speaking at Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, UK, on Thursday, the vice chancellor said for Nigeria to develop sustainably, the country has to do more in investing in its tertiary education."We know that higher education [...]

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    Femi Adesina: Buhari never promised not to receive treatment abroad

Femi Adesina: Buhari never promised not to receive treatment abroad

Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari, says the president never promised not to receive medical treatment abroad.He said this in reaction to a statement in circulation quoting Buhari as making the promise while speaking as a presidential candidate at Chatham House, London.Buhari was alleged to have asked: “What is the difference between me and those who elected us to [...]

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    VIDEO: Stranded Rivers students confront Wike in London

VIDEO: Stranded Rivers students confront Wike in London

Some Rivers state students whose scholarships have been withdrawn by the state government recently staged a protest at the Chatham House in London on Monday.The students trailed Nyesom Wike, governor of the state, who had rounded off a speech inside the building, demanding explanation over the cancellation of their bursary scheme.Obviously angry over their action, Wike said: “You think if you [...]

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    Negative media coverage keeps investors away from Africa, says Elumelu

Negative media coverage keeps investors away from Africa, says Elumelu

Tony Elumelu, chairman of Heirs Holdings, says the stereotypical image of Africa portrayed in the media is the continent's greatest challenge as it discourages investors from investing in the continent.Elumelu made this statement while speaking at a gathering of policymakers and development experts hosted by UK's foreign policy institute at the Chatham House.He said: "I believe that the greatest challenge [...]

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    Onigbinde, BudgIT CEO, to speak at Chatham House on transparency ‘innovation’

Onigbinde, BudgIT CEO, to speak at Chatham House on transparency ‘innovation’

Oluseun Onigbinde, co-founder and CEO of BudgIT, a civic organisation for transparency in governance, is billed to speak at renowned UK-based think tank, Chatham House.Onigbinde will be speaking on “Accountability through Innovation: How Transparency can strengthen governance”.The event, scheduled to hold at Chatham House London on February 22, 2017, is a convening of governments, the private sector, civil society and Chatham [...]

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    ‘Resting’ Buhari meets Cameron in London

‘Resting’ Buhari meets Cameron in London

Despite travelling to the United Kingdom for "a much-deserved rest", Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria’s incoming president, met with David Cameron, British prime minister (PM), at 10 Downing street, the official residence of the PM, on Saturday.When Buhari left for Britain on Friday – his first trip outside the country since winning the March 28 presidential election – Garba Shehu, head of his media team, [...]

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    APC: PDP stunned by Buhari’s Chatham show

APC: PDP stunned by Buhari’s Chatham show

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned, in the strongest possible terms, "the needless resort to sheer hysteria" by the PDP and the Jonathan administration over the globally-acclaimed appearance of Muhammadu Buhari at the Chatham House in London on Thursday.In a statement issued in London on Friday by Lai Mohammed, its national publicity secretary, the party said even when it [...]

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    PDP: GMB’s Chatham House speech a truthful lie

PDP: GMB’s Chatham House speech a truthful lie

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the speech of Muhammadu Buhari, presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at Chatham House in London on Thursday as a “truthful lie”, saying the main opposition party is chasing shadows.In his speech, Buhari had stated that waste and corruption were the two ills militating against the economy of Nigeria, and promised: [...]

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    Chatam House: Buhari will speak on Thursday

Chatam House: Buhari will speak on Thursday

The Royal Institute of International Affairs (RIIA), better known as Chatham House, has confirmed that Muhammadu Buhari, presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), will be speaking at its event billed for Thursday.According to information posted on the Chatham House website, Buhari will speak on 'Prospects for Democratic Consolidation in Africa: Nigeria's Transition', on Thursday February 26 between 10:00 am and 11:00 amThe [...]

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