Border closure: Benin Battle For Economic Survival As Price Of Rice Drop

An investigation by Daily Trust has shown it is not an easy economy downturn for the people of Benin Republic currently as a result of Nigeria’s policy on border closure. Mostly affected in the neighbouring country are rice, chicken, turkey and textile shop owners, it was learnt. According to the […]

NIGERIAN BORDERS’ CLOSURE: A BLESSING OR A Curse? By Lateef Adewole

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  There is this scenario that sometimes happen on the football playing ground among children. Whenever the ball belongs to a boy, who probably is not a very good player, the others are compelled to select him, whether they like it or not. And in the course of the play, […]

Abba Kyari: The untold story of President Buhari Chief of Staff.

There is a popular saying that has since gained traction in the social media, which is to the effect that if you want to know how difficult it is to govern Nigeria, create a Whatsapp chat group and become its administrator. It is only then that one gets to see […]

Stop Harassing Young People Who Carry Laptops: Buhari Warns Police

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President Muhammadu Buhari has warned men of the Nigeria Police Force against harassing young Nigerians who carry laptop computers. The warning was given by the president in his keynote address at the opening ceremony of the conference and retreat for senior police officers on Monday in Lagos. The president, who was represented […]

Senate President speaks on scrapping Reps

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Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said Nigeria should maintain a bicameral legislature consisting of the Senate and House of Representatives as presently constituted. He said the adoption of a bicameral legislature by the framers of the constitution was intended to address the country’s diversity and ethnic composition to ensure justice, […]

OLOYEDE AND JAMB LEADERSHIP: A METAPHOR FOR POSSIBLE NIGERIA

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  By Lateef Adewole It was a great delight watching the budget defence of the Ministry of Education on Tuesday, when they came to do so before the Joint Committee of Senate on Tertiary Education and Services. The Honourable Minister, Mr. Adamu Adamu led the delegation. He did the major […]

Search Bread seller appointed as SSA to Governor of Zamfara state

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A bread seller has been appointed as Senior Special Assistant, SSA on Social Media to the Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle. The bread seller identified as Abdulmalik Saidu Maibiredi, however vowed to continue selling bread after office hours, Daily Nigerian reports. In a letter dated September 24, 2019, Mr Matawalle […]

KWARA STATE: HOME OF SUGAR? By Adetola Kehinde

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After reading, Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq speech headlined “Nigeria Must Look Beyond Oil”. These got me thinking and I saw great potentials and benefits in Kwara State through investments in sugar production. Over the years, Kwara state has been known as the home of sugar production in Nigeria, courtesy […]

FG to review wages, allowances for governors, others

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The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has said there are plans to review the wages of all political office holders in the country. “The last holistic wage review took place in 2011 and a new one is being planned,” Ngige told members of Nigerian Union of Local Government […]

Nigeria Must Look beyond Oil Says Kwara Gov

  Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Wednesday called for urgent diversification of the Nigerian economy to lessen national reliance on crude oil, saying the country must invest in agriculture and small and medium scale enterprises. “The theme of your study tour —Economic Diversification and National Development in Nigeria —is […]

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