My focus will be on “Towards a resilient economy”, because virtually all the actions and policies that are required to help build a resilient economy are the exact same ones that will naturally take Nigeria well beyond today’s economic recession and unto a path of rapid and sustainable economic growth. If you aim for the skies you might end up at the ceiling. Likewise, if you do what is necessary to achieve rapid economic growth, then the chances are that you will at least attain modest growth, even where some plans fail.Read More
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The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has urged Nigerian youths to ‘quit whining’ and that no body owe them anything. Fayemi made this known in a lecture titled ‘The Successor-Generation: Reflections on Values and Knowledge in Nation Building’ at the 2017 UNILAG Convocation Lecture in Lagos, Monday. Fayemi who went on
Full Text of the sermon by Pastor Tunde Bakare of the Latter Rain Assembly, Ikeja on the state of the nation delivered on Sunday, 8 January 2017. The sermon has the theme: ‘Looking into the future with the eyes of faith’.
SCRIPTURAL TEXT: Isaiah 32:1–8; 15–20 and 33:10–16 (MSG).
Read full text of President Buhari’s speech at the presentation of the 2017 budgetRead More
President Buhari’s Address at the inauguration of Kalambaina Housing Estate, Sokoto November 5, 2016 4:56 pm by ismaila.chafe – Nigeria – ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA AT THE COMMISSIONING CEREMONY OF 500 HOUSING UNITS AT KALAMBAINA HOUSING ESTATE, SOKOTO ON SATURDAY, 5TH NOVEMBER, 2016 It is my
ARGUABLY, Legal luminary, elder statesman, and Chairman of The Patriots, Professor Ben Nwabueze, SAN, 85, is the oldest senior advocate in the country. Of the 13 SANs crowned in 1978, he is one of the two still alive.Read More
The National Judicial Commission (NJC) has accused the Directorate of State Services (DSS) of acting outside the bounds of due process and unconstitutionally, in the manner it carried out the arrest of judges in the ongoing anti-corruption exercise. It accused the DSS, being a department of the executive arm of government, of attempt to overawe and intimidate the judicial arm of the government.Read More
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has said that members of the legal profession should blame themselves for the harassment of judges by the security agencies.Read More
THE National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress,APC, Chief Odigie Oyegun has responded to a letter written to him by the party’s National Leader, Bola Tinubu, saying hat nobody has the kind of money that can buy his conscience.Read More
NOTHING strengthens deceit more than silence. And on an occasion like this, one often wonders why some people twist events and history in order to legitimize a mission. While ruminating over why this should be, it is not impossible to embark on introspection by thinking out so many possibilities that politics is replete with. This line of thought is informed by laughable events of the last few days.Read More
Plagiarism: Between me and Lai Mohammed ….SUE IF YOU WANT. My attention has been drawn to a threat from the Honourable Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed instructing his lawyers to seek legal action against me if I refuse to retract a publication that his “Change Begins With Me” is a plagiarized version of Mr. Akin
We have the instruction of Akin Fadeyi to write you this letter. Our client, Akin Fadeyi is the creator of the anti-corruption media campaign project “Not in My Country”. The ‘Not In My Country’ project has been the subject of a heated media exchange over allegations of copyright infringement and counter-allegations of blackmail between some actors and other concerned citizens who were privy to the ‘Not in My Country’ anti-corruption campaign project and the Hon. Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Alhaji Lai Mohammed. By this letter, we seek to state our client’s position for the first time in a public space, on the many issues thrown up by the media fray. It is our hope that upon reading this letter, Your Excellency will come to appreciate our client’s status as a partner in the pious goals of this administration and the need to thoroughly investigate the issues surrounding the media report.Read More
Today – 1st October is a day of celebration for us Nigerians. On this day, 56 years ago our people achieved the most important of all human desires – freedom and independence. We should all therefore give thanks and pray for our founding fathers without whose efforts and toil we would not reap the bounties of today.Read More
Following the six segments of a 90 minutes first U.S Presidential Debate held September 26th, between the Democratic nominee for president of the United States, Hillary Clinton, and her Republican counterpart, Donald J. Trump, America and the world were immersed in a dramatic debate that saw both sides trying to prove to the Americans why either he nor she would make a better U.S president.Read More
Read transcript of embattled leader of jihadist group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, who resurfaced in a video posted online Sunday.
He advised President Muhammadu Buhari to worship and fear Allah saying that he is worshiping cow. He also said that the People of Chibok, should prepare for a longer Bring Back Our girls campaign.Read More