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Enugu airport upgrade gets inauguration c’ttee

ENUGU—IN keeping with his administration’s promise to facilitate the speedy upgrade of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport Enugu for safety and security of lives and property, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State on Tuesday, inaugurated an action committee.

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The final return of Atiku Abubakar

THE drab Nigerian political environment has lightened up. The expected ‘unexpected’ happened. Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President of Nigeria was elected at the PDP primaries held in Port Harcourt recently. It looked like this was never going to happen. Not just that this was the fifth and to my mind the final attempt of Atiku to become presidential candidate, but so much obstacle was put on his way by seen and unseen forces. As if those forces were not strong enough, the competition became even stiff in his new ‘old ‘ party. For the first time in the history of PDP, there were twelve solid contestants, each who could easily have become a formidable presidential material. 

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When lie telling may not be criminal (2)

Last week I introduced a discussion of how lie telling can be categorised and how given some circumstances, lie telling may or may not be criminal. This week I intend to relate the background already made to recent events in the world and particularly Nigeria’s political climate. It is however important to firstly state that there are instances where the law expressly criminalises the conduct of lie telling.

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Nigeria’s digital economy to generate $88b by 2021 – Adebayo, ALTON Chairman

The Nigerian digital economy appears to be growing from strength to strength despite problem of infrastructure deficit. In fact, it is expected to generate up to $88 billion and three billion jobs for Nigerians before the end of 2021, if the statistics given by the Chairman of the Association of Licensed Telecoms Companies of Nigeria, ALTON, Engr. Gbenga Adebayo, is anything to rely upon.
In this interview with Emeka Aginam, Adebayo also spoke on a number of industry issues, including the abysmal growth of financial inclusion in Nigeria.

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