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By Vera Olubi On Sunday, October 1st, 2017
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Nigeria at 57: So far so what?

Obinna Ezugwu On October 1, 2017, Nigeria officially clocked 57 years as an independent nation. It is yet another milestone for the world’s most populous black nation and activities were lined up in celebration. More...

By Vera Olubi On Sunday, October 1st, 2017
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Operation Python Dance: Relative peace belies palpable uncertainty in Abia

From PETER OKORE, Umuahia Since the Python Dance military operation which led to a confrontation with the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, and its eventual proscription by the government, relative peace seems More...

By Vera Olubi On Sunday, October 1st, 2017
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Govt must invest in research to overcome our food value chain challenges

Food is not just a necessity to human survival. Mr. Akindele Faleye, Managing Director, WUFAS AGRONet, a food processing consultancy firm, believes food processing, if properly harnessed, could become a major contributor More...

By Vera Olubi On Sunday, October 1st, 2017
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Tinubu and the future of Nigeria

Last week, Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu, national leader of the APC, added his voice to the southern agenda for the future of this country and its political survival. His intervention which had been expected but lacking More...

By Vera Olubi On Saturday, September 30th, 2017
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Commendations as Saudi Arabia lifts ban on women driving

RUME OYITSO King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia has issued a decree allowing women to drive for the first time in the oil-rich country. The lifting of the driving ban comes after last week Tuesday’s More...

By Vera Olubi On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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MPC retains monetary policy levers

FELIX OLOYEDE   | Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central of Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday September 26, 2017 retained major monetary policy  levers despite the call of manufacturers and financial analysts More...

By Vera Olubi On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Operators seek viable road network for inclusive growth

The Managing Director, Lafarge Africa Plc, Mr. Michel Puchercos, has said that Nigeria needs a viable road network to boost economic development. The roads, he said, will be the second largest in the South of the More...

By Vera Olubi On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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CIBN’s forum on Collateral Registry Act holds September 28

 The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria Centre for Financial Studies (CIBNCFS), a subsidiary of The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), has concluded plans to organize a breakfast session on More...

By Vera Olubi On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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70 per cent of frozen chicken consumed in Nigeria smuggled – Analyst

SESAN LAOYE The Data Analyst and Farmer Satisfaction Representative, Amo Group of Companies, Mr. Alaba Yunusa, has said that 70 per cent of the chicken consumed in Nigeria is imported. He made the statement while More...