The equities market rounded off the year yesterday in a positive note much in line with analysts’ expectations.
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Ortom: Why I left APC to join PDP
Samuel Ortom, right , during the campaign By Philip Dzeremo/MakurdiGov Samuel Ortom has said that he chose to pursue his governorship ambition on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party because it was a more credible alternative for him to achieve his policies. Ortom stated this on Monday in Makurdi, during the
C-River monarchs swear on oath to stop conflicts within their domain
CALABAR — TRADITIONAL rulers in feuding villages of Odukpani Local Government Area of Cross River State have used the New Year eve to swear an oath that they would stop incessant inter-communal conflicts in the area and maintain the peace, beginning from the new year.
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Ebola outbreak in DRC may get worse, WHO warns
The protracted outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, may get worse and reverse progress against the virus if fighting continues around the disease hotspots of Beni and Butembo, the World Health Organisation, WHO, has warned.
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Psychiatric Hospital, Yaba declares war against drug abuse in Lagos
Wife of the Lagos State Governor, Mrs Bolanle Ambode, recently tasked new graduates of the International Centre for Credentialing and Education of Addiction Professional (ICCE) to utilise their acquired knowledge to curb drug addiction among Nigerian youths.
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Tough times ahead for Nigerians in 2019
NIGERIA in the context of global economic slow down. In a global village, no country is immune from the universal economic downturn which is already underway. Allan Greenspan, who for more than ten years controlled the e world’s economy as the Chairman of the US Federal Reserve Bank was on CNN in December to warn us that the global economy will shrink in 2019. In fact, the deceleration is already in progress in the USA – the world’s largest economy and China, the second. Europe and other Asian countries are already bracing up for what is expected to be a tough period.
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The Prof Richard Akindele saga: A postscript
AN Urhobo folklore relates the story of how the legendary tortoise (he is always invariably involved in mischievous stories in our folklore) had an amorous relationship with a married woman and was caught red-handed. He was beaten to pulp, and tied to a stick in the village square. The day was a market day, and the women going to the market at dawn, passing through the village square, rained abuses on tortoise. They spat on him and even threw sand on him as a final act of humiliation. Tortoise was finished.
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For a happy 2019
AS Nigerians mark the New Year festivities today, it is trite to say that governance has not actualised its raison d’être, namely a means for actualising happiness for the people. This goal is encapsulated in the sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo’s credo of Life More Abundant. On the contrary, in the outgone year, governance served as […]
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NANS faults Sarafa Ishola’s appointment as APM’s campaign DG
Sarafa Ishola By Funmilayo AdeyemiThe leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has faulted the appointment of Alhaji Sarafa Ishola, the Baba Adinni of Yoruba as campaign Director General (DG) of Allied People’s Movement (APM), Governor Ibikunle Amosun’s party. NANS made its position known in a statement signed by Mr