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Safety of the child first, in any engagement

By Funmi Ajumobi …as the nation cannot afford to continue to lose children to negligence The future of a country is its young people. We cannot afford to continy to lose our children, our future to negligence of whatsoever and whoever is involved in  incidents. In as much as children will want to explore their […]

Rochas Okorocha is killing Imo

By Azu Ishiekwene AFTER calling out the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, twice in ten months, I gave up. The governor has the whole of Imo as his duchy and he will do what he will do. So, what’s the point? President Jacob Zuma of South-Africa, Governor Rochas Okorocha (1st right), Mrs Jacob Zuma (1st […]

President Buhari and the anti-corruption war

By Obadiah Mailafia CORRUPTION is a major challenge for our country as it is for many parts of the world. It thrives best where controls are lax; in an eco-system in which institutional state capture by powerful groups encourages a politico-economic alliance between the state and the private sector in a manner that robs both […]

Freemasonry places premium on charity —Taiga

Olorogun Moses  Taiga is the District Grand Master of Grand Lodge of  Freemasonry, Nigeria. He speaks on the activities of the organisation at its 300 years anniversary of the United Grand Lodge of England. *Olorogun Moses Taiga WHAT is the significance of this celebration? The significance is that many years ago, there were many private […]

NERC fines Ibadan DISCO N50m over misuse of loan

…Probes 10 other DISCOs’ use of N213bn loan THE Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, has slammed the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IEDC with a fine of N50 million for alleged giving out of loan worth N6 billion from the N11.367 billion it received from the Nigeria Electricity Market Stabilisation Fund, NEMSF, granted by the Central […]

Oil Sales: India dumps Nigeria for US

By Prince Okafor There are indications that Nigeria’s crude oil biggest buyer, India has started looking up to the United States for the product. According to Platts, “Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) issued a tender for one Suezmax or VLCC cargo of US crude loading in December, along with one Suezmax or VLCC of West African […]