The announcement of Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as Nigeria’s nominated candidate for the position of the Director General of the World Trade Organization, which would now be vacant by September 1, 2020, and not 2021, following the incumbent’s decision to take … Read the rest
Ground pyramid in Kano in the 60s
It is advisable, even if for historically nostalgic value, to take a look at the past once in a while even as an annual academic exercise to celebrate the country’s gains and lament its losses.
President Muhammadu Buhari, a man … Read the rest
MKO Abiola with son Kola
Friday, June 12, was Democracy Day. It provided occasion for sober reflection on where we are as a country; whence we came and where we are heading. Aso Villa made all the right noises. The chattering classes did their part. … Read the rest
THE Yoruba folk tale reminds one of Godwin Obaseki and his court jesters. It is about a swaggering elephant and the choir behind him. They tickle him with their songs of praise, the drum rolls and the dances. His head … Read the rest
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the resuscitation of the Ajaokuta Steel Plant in Kogi State.
He made this known on Friday, in a national broadcast to mark 2020 Democracy day.
The President said this was in line with his administration’s … Read the rest
Come July, multiple experimental coronavirus vaccines will be subject to large-scale studies to find out whether they can really fend off the coronavirus, as the global vaccine race kicks up another notch. Moderna Inc, Chinese Sinovac Biotech and Oxford-AstraZeneca experimental … Read the rest
Valentina Mintah, founder West Blue Consulting
West Blue Consulting, the award-winning ICT consultancy that delivers innovative technology solutions to public and private sector entities across Africa, has expanded its product portfolio with the roll-out of its Epidemic Response Hub in Ekiti State, Nigeria.
The Epidemic Response … Read the rest
By Farooq Kperogi
A member of the House of Representatives from Benue State by the name of Kpam Sokpo was reported to have sponsored a bill this week titled “Geo-political Zones of the Federation Bill 2020,” which proposes that … Read the rest
Following the disqualification of the embattled Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, by the All Progressives Congress, the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, has said members of the party would determine its candidate in the forthcoming … Read the rest