December 14, 2019
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Adelabu and His Futile Chase in Oyo

by on December 2, 2019 0

By Achilleus-Chud UchegbuAfter reading the 98-page judgment, including the dissension, of the Court of Appeal in the appeal by the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, Adebayo Adelabu, challenging the electoral victory of Seyi Makinde, one is left with no option than a declaration that Adelabu’s continued chase to...

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Nigeria@59: A peep into power sector

by on September 30, 2019 0

Nigeria@59: A peep into power sector A News Analysis by Constance Athekame, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Power generation is considered one of the key parameters used in measuring the extent of development of any nation even as research has shown correlation between electricity consumption and Gross Domestic Product. International Energy Agency notes that...

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Nigeria: 59 Years of Resilience

by on September 30, 2019 0

By Emmanuel Afonne, Ifeanyi Nwoko and Femi Ogunsola, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Nigeria, the most populous Black country in the world is often referred to as the creation of the then British colonial administration. The country came into existence in its present form via the 1914 amalgamation of  Northern and Southern Protectorates by...

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What to expect from the September FOMC meeting?

by on September 19, 2019 0

By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst Some semblance of stability is returning to financial markets ahead of the hotly anticipated Federal Reserve rate decision and press conference on Wednesday evening UK time. The Fed is widely expected to cut interest rates by 25 basis points and anything outside this will come as a major shocker to investors,...

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Nigeria Becoming A Strategic Failure and Irrelevant to the World

by on August 31, 2019 0

By Princeton Lyman Princeton N. Lyman, the former U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria and South Africa, delivered a very poignant speech on the panel titled “The Nigerian State andU.S. Strategic Interests” at the Achebe Colloquium at Brown University, USA. Thank you very much Prof. Keller and thanks to the organizers of this conference. It is...

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Words of Leaders Matter!!!

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By CMPImedia Correspondent on August 08, 2019 in Articles By Christabel Unuobe Two years ago, the world watched with horror a display of hate and white supremacy in Charlottesville. Until then, such gory display of Nazi-style evil would have been unthinkable in a modern and civilized society like the United States. With the 2016 presidential election however, these groups have become...

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R2P Monitor applies the Responsibility to Protect lens to the following situations of concern in Nigeria

by on July 16, 2019 0

ANALYSIS Since 2011 various transitional governing bodies have failed to restore peace and stability to the country. While the conflict has been presented as a battle between secular, moderate forces and their extremist Islamist rivals, in reality it is dominated by shifting personal, tribal and regional enmities and alliances. The UN-facilitated peace process faces...

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The Global Economy’s Just About Due for a Rebound

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Finally. Soon many of the world’s laggards can enjoy faster growth. By Conor SenJuly 2, 2019, 11:30 AM GMT+1 Conor Sen is a Bloomberg Opinion columnist. He is a portfolio manager for New River Investments in Atlanta and has been a contributor to the Atlantic and Business Insider.R China and the U.S. gave signs over...

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The garden helping to heal the pain of pregnancy loss

by on July 1, 2019 0

By Dougal ShawBBC Stories A unique garden is helping Canadians to break a taboo that exists in many societies. It is allowing parents to talk openly about miscarriage. After Debbie Balino gave birth to her first child, she and her husband looked forward to a future with a large family. It was something they...

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In the Far-Flung African Diaspora, Writing by Women Flourishes

by on June 16, 2019 0

By Barbara Crossette Margaret Busby, editor of a new anthology, “New Daughters of Africa,” includes writers across the world from more than three dozen nations, many based in Africa or the Caribbean. The book builds on a 1992 compendium.   Margaret Busby is a pioneer in the literary world. In 1967, she became the...

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