Former Minister of Finance Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is set to release a book titled “Fighting Corruption is Dangerous: The Story Behind the Headlines.” Okonjo-Iweala made the announcement on her Twitter, revealing that it was “risky” for her to write the book. The book provides insight into what it means to deal with corruption from the...
The Minister of Science and Technology Dr. OgbonnayaOnu has said the Ministry will modernise the production process of the Benin art work  so as to make it more efficient and cost-effective. Speaking while inspecting the ancient Benin work of art at Benin museum in Benin on Friday, Dr. Onu emphasised...
The North East Regional Initiative (NERI) in collaboration with Yunusari Local Government Council has organized a 10-day ‘Cash for Work programme” for 100 youths to forestall cholera spread in Garin Gada village, Yobe State. Declaring the sanitation exercise open, the Chairman of Yunusari Local government council, Yerima Lawan, said it...
The Presidential Committee on the North East Initiative PCNI in collaboration with the Centre for Crisis Communication (CCC) has organized a training workshop in Maiduguri, Borno State. The theme of the training workshop is “Conflict sensitive communication for the media and information officers of security and response agencies in...
Making a categorical statement, especially a negative one, on the social state or behavior of social groups such as ethnic, religious, racial, regional or age demographics is a tricky endeavour as it opens the person making such remarks to various forms of accusations-from being socially incorrect to making unsubstantiated...
Over three years of being in power, the ruling All Progressive Congress has scheduled it national convention for May, 2018. This comes shortly after the incumbent president of the federal republic of Nigeria made public declaration of his desire to reruns in 2019 general elections and also declared against...
The recent remark made by the president of the Federal republic of Nigeria, president Muhammadu  Buhari, about the Nigerian youths at the just concluded Commonwealth of nations meeting had resulted-in numerous contestation across sections of the youth residing in Nigeria and even some Nigerian youths in diaspora. Reports  on both...
By Professor MK Othman In the evening of Wednesday 18th April, 2018, I was going through the documents circulated at the emergency University Senate meeting of that date when I saw a kind of “news flash” from my phone, “Inna lilLahi wa inna ilaihir raji’un, Prof. I wish to condole...
Mrs Kemi Adeosun, Nigeria's Minister of Finance, on Friday, April 13, appointed Mary Uduk, as the new Director -General, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) following the redeployment of Dr Abdul Zubair, who had held forte since December last year, to SEC’s External Relations Department.. Oluyinka Akintunde, special adviser,...
A Chief Magistrate, Mohammed Balogun, has been sentenced to three years imprisonment by an Abuja High Court for demanding a bribe of N100, 000 from a litigant for the purpose of giving him favourable judgment. Balogun was charged before Justice Ishaq Bello by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other...