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Massive quake in Police hierarchy: 7 DIGs sacrificed for new Acting IGP Muhammed Adamu

A REPORT on Monday that Ibrahim Kpotu Idris had been retired as the Inspector  General of Police, IGP, sent shock waves across the country, with the social media, as usual, in the lead in disseminating the announcement.  And even before the report was confirmed, speculations were rife as to who was going to be his successor. 

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Policy Imperatives for Diversity Management: Nigeria in Comparative Perspective

Restructuring the Federal System: There is a notable similarity between the re-organisation of constituent units in India and Nigeria.  Just as the number of constituent units of the Nigerian federation has increased from three at independence to the current 36, the number of states in India has increased from 12 at independence in 1947 to 29 in 2018 – the 29th was created in 2014.  Strikingly, the mix of cultural diversity management, promotion of national unity and enhancement of economic opportunities across the country’s territorial area that is emphasized as factors for state creation in India are broadly similar to those in Nigeria.

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5 years of spreading luck: Everyone needs a little help by Tony Elumelu

In business, the role luck plays in success and personal achievement is rarely discussed. If luck is mentioned, it is done with slight condescension, and usually dismissed as a product of hard work, not deserving significant attention. While hard work is paramount— and I have written extensively about the importance of working hard— history and my own experiences show that there is often a large element of success that hard work alone cannot explain. It is simply not true that “you make your own luck.”

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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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2019: Nigeria faces a turbulent year without seismic shifts

AT the beginning of every year, analysts daringly make predictions. Some never come to pass because they are over-optimistic, too pessimistic or simply offered as much in hope as in expectation. Of course, it’s difficult to predict the future with exactitude. Yet, this hasn’t stopped analysts from making new year predictions. I want to follow in that tradition by giving my take on how things might pan out for Nigeria this year.

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Politics in 2019: Dilemmas of a people

THE year 2019 presents a lot of challenges to Nigerians ranging from the economy and growing insecurity to hunger, but it is politics, or the politics of the these challenges that will reign supreme. The first two months will be dominated by the February general elections while no matter who emerges winner, the next ten months will be expended on post-election politics including settling scores.

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16% completion of 2nd Niger Bridge: The facts on ground

FRESH hope on Niger Bridge Passing through the River Niger Bridge from Asaba, capital of oil-rich Delta State to Onitsha, the commercial nerve-centre of Anambra State, penultimate Wednesday, it was difficult to recognise that major works are ongoing on the much trumpeted Second Niger Bridge, which groundbreaking was performed by former President Goodluck Jonathan.

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