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TELL Shines at WAMECA Awards

TELL Shines at WAMECA Awards

On a night meant to reward media excellence, TELL again proved its worth. Anthony Akaeze, the magazine’s former senior associate editor, stood out for his reporting as he was one of seven African journalists honoured at the West Africa Media Excellence Conference and Awards, WAMECA, in Accra, Ghana on Saturday, October 13. The event, organised


Why CBN Revoked Skye Bank License

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN says it revoked the license of Skye Bank after examinations and forensic audit that revealed that the bank requires urgent recapitalisation. Godwin Emefiele, Governor of the CBN also disclosed that Skye Bank can no longer continue to live on borrowed times with indefinite liquidity support from the CBN. According

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Nigeria, Japan In Crucial Talk On Power, Infrastructure Projects

The federal government of Nigeria has opened bilateral discussions with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for power and infrastructure development as well as some pipeline projects. Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun led the Nigerian delegation to the talks while the Senior Vice President of JICA, Hiroshi Kato, led the JICA delegation. A statement issued by the

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Nigeria, Cameroon Move Up FIFA Rankings

Nigeria, Cameroon Move Up FIFA Rankings Nigerian Super Eagles of have climbed once again in the monthly FIFA world rankings. In the latest rankings released on Thursday by the world football governing body, the Super Eagles moved up one notch to 38th position in the world and sixth in Africa. released on Thursday by the world

Trump Takes Charge

Nigeria, Three Others Get Trump’s $639 Million Poverty Aid

U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday promised 639 million dollars in aid to feed people facing starvation because of drought and conflict in Northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen. U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday promised $639 million in aid to feed people facing starvation because of drought and conflict in Northeast Nigeria, Somalia,

Terrorism: The Challenge Of Deadly Weapons

By Bobson Gbinije   “And Caesar’s spirit, ranging for revenge, With Ate by His side come hot from hell, shall in these confines With A Monarch’s   voice, cry ‘Havoc’ And let slip the dogs   of war”. — Shakespeare (in Julius Caesar)   Dogmatic blandishments, doctrinaire sophistry, religious extremism and systematic political indoctrination etc, have unleashed

British High Commission Hosts Winners of 2015 Future Awards

The British High Commission in Nigeria has hosted winners and nominees of The Future Awards Africa 2015 to a reception at his residence. The reception which  was held on Monday was anchored at the residence of the Ray Kyles, British Deputy High Commission. “We at the British High Commission understand the importance of recognizing the

The Oliver Twist Syndrome

These are lean times for Nigeria. And for our governors, who like to strut their gubernatorial status with imperial hubris, it couldn’t be worse. They have been reduced to carrying begging bowls to Abuja to ask for financial reprieve. Even the initial bailout that President Muhammadu Buhari approved for them about three months ago is

Why Nigeria Govt Will Stop Gas Supply to Ghana

Unless Nigeria accepts the plea of Ghana, the West African neighbour  may suffer a major setback in its electricity supply, beginning from today  Friday October 16, 2015. This is because Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC has threatened to cut off the gas supply to Volta River Authority, VRA, that country’s main power generation company. Nigerian

Pondering About Life and Suffering

The most predictable thing about life is its unpredictability. Life can happen to any one at any time. Cancer diagnosis, death, barrenness, poverty, demotion, hunger, divorce, stillbirths, miscarriages, stroke, dementia, adultery, arson attack, suicide, are examples of what can go wrong while alive. Click here to download our magazines As though the aforementioned were not

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