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Perfidy Shrouded in Respectability

Perfidy Shrouded in Respectability

Until the Lions have their own historians, the history of the hunt will always glorify the hunter – Chinua Achebe (1930-2013) In his analysis of Africans, Lord Lugard wrote the following in page 70 of The Dual Mandate by F. D. Lugard, 1926. “In character and temperament, the typical African of this race-type is a happy, thriftless, excitable person.

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THE DAY OF INFAMY By Nosa Igiebor

Since after the Civil War, which threatened the continuing survival of Nigeria as one nation, whenever we are faced with serious challenges, we kick them far than the road. And we just move on. We are always moving on. But the question is, moving on to where? Anytime Nigeria moves on, it’s going backwards and

UBA LAUNCH 3: l-r: l-r: CEO, UBA UK, Mr. Patrick Gutmann; GMD/CEO, UBA Plc, Mr. Kennedy Uzoka; President, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote; Group Chairman, UBA Plc, Mr. Tony O. Elumelu; President, Afreximbank, Dr. Benedict Oramah; and CEO, UBA Africa, Mr. Victor Osadolor at the launch of UBA UK in London on Thursday.

Elumelu Launches UBA In London, New York

The chairman of the United Bank for Africa, UBA, Tony Elumelu has launched the UBA UK in London. The bank had earlier announced that its London subsidiary had obtained regulatory approval to carry out wholesale banking activities in the United Kingdom.  Following the authorization, UBA is now the only sub-Saharan African bank to conduct banking

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Scientists Achieve Breakthrough In Banana, Plantain Varieties In Africa

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, IITA, says a team of scientists has achieved a major breakthrough in their efforts to develop improved banana and plantain varieties that are resistant to banana streak virus (BSV).The virus is one of the diseases hampering the crops production in Africa and threatening the food and income of millions

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The Entrepreneurship Programme That Is Changing Africa

No doubt, Africa is rising. And one of the special purpose vehicles for this is the Tony Elumelu Foundation, TEF Entrepreneurship Programme – celebrated as the only African funded entrepreneurial catalyst of its kind. On January 1, 2019, the foundation began to accept online applications for the fifth circle of the programme from where 1,

Interview: We have learnt our lessons — Bala Mohammed

Bala Muhammed, former minister of Federal Capital Territory, FCT is one of former president, Goodluck Jonathan’s trusted aides. He said that Jonathan made the historic call to Buhari conceding victory without the knowledge of his kitchen cabinet. Had Jonathan consulted, maybe the story would have been different. Muhammed regrets that lack of internal party democracy;

I’m honored When Africa Recognizes me – Angelique Kidjo

Angelique Kidjo, Beninese multi award winning singer and songwriter, has said that she is especially honored whenever she receives award from fellow Africans who recognise music excellence. This, she said, recently in Cotonou, the capital of Republic Du Benin during a ceremony where she was presented with two trophies for Best Female Artiste West Africa

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