News

Views articles

Dr. Bukola Saraki Photo

Speech Delivered By Bukola Saraki At The Northern Senators Forum

Speech Delivered By Bukola Saraki At The Northern Senators Forum

SPEECH DELIVERED BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, HIS EXCELLENCY (DR.) ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI, CON, AT THE NORTHERN SENATORS FORUM RETREAT HELD IN KATSINA ON DECEMBER 12, 2017. Speech Delivered By Bukola A   PROTOCOL.   My Distinguished Colleagues, it is wonderful to be in Katsina, the Home of Hospitality itself. I feel very welcome indeed, and it is

Russia 2018: What Nigeria Owes The World 

To be sure qualifying for the most important football event in the world is a big deal. After all only 32 countries get to participate in fun-filled and skill driven reverie of the World Cup out of hundreds of nations that started the race. Therefore the Euphoria that greeted the qualification of Nigeria for its

What Piece of Information Did Tinubu Gift President Buhari in Cote d’Ivoire?

It was quite gratifying seeing President  Muhammadu Buhari display rare strength and character recently in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire’s capital.  Strength because without betraying any sign of tiredness or weakness, he was engaged in one bilateral meeting after another, lasting well past midnight for the duration of the conference. And character as evidenced in the currency and

Robert Gabriel Mugabe Photo

Whither Zimbabwe

By Martins Agbonlahor How are the mighty fallen, indeed! When war veteran, Robert Gabriel Mugabe assumed the throne as president of Zimbabwe thirty seven years ago, we had high hopes especially when His Excellency himself in building a wholly participatory, all-inclusive, non-racial government urged the white population of Zimbabwe to ‘stay with us…in this country and

Professor Pai Obanya Photo

Don Advocates De-Corrupting Of Education System

Pai Obanya, an emeritus professor of the Institute of Education, University of Ibadan, U.I., has identified de-corruption of the education development process in Nigeria as the only sure means through which the country can achieve it desired growth. He said this on Thursday, why delivering a lecture on the topic, Education, and Corruption, at the

Emmanuel Ayisire , VGN ACG Photo

Why Community Policing Matters

Whenever governments or nation states are confronted with the issues of terrorism, one thought that assails the mind is the significance of intelligence as a counter-terrorism instrument. This could mean the gathering of intelligence information by relevant security agencies about the next terrorist attack. Such information could lead to nipping such existing plot in the

Akinwunmi Ambode Photo

Lagos Bans Motor Parks Along Ikorodu Road

eginning next week, interstate buses and vehicles with parking lots along Ikorodu road, Lagos will no longer be allowed to operate from them. They will instead operate from Ojodu Berger and Ojota Motor Parks. This was revealed by the Lagos State government through its commissioner for Information, Steve Ayorinde. The disclosure was made after Ayorinde

CBN

My Bank Of Industry Experience

I arrived Bank of Industry, BOI with 25 years of fast-paced experience gained from reputable institutions such as KPMG, Guaranty Trust Bank, GTBank, Ecobank, Universal Trust Bank (acquired by Union Bank), United Bank for Africa, UBA Group and Heirs Holdings. I had run the largest Strategic Business Group in UBA successfully and led the regional

Ben Lawrence

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs, Panacea

Our leader, President Muhammadu Buhari, deserves a million full-throated guffaws for scaling the first hurdle in his pledge to battle joblessness. The news is that 200,000 unemployed graduates have been drafted to teach in, schools and work in the agricultural sector. Does it not prove that government is the engine of growth in any economy,

SEGUN AINA

Why We Must Fix Education In Nigeria

  BY SEGUN AINA It is my pleasure to address this distinguished audience on the eighth convocation ceremony of the Premier University of Education in Nigeria. I consider it a great honour to be found worthy for conferment of an honorary doctorate degree of D.Sc Business Education (Honoris Causa) by this unique University. In this

Top News