Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, December 13, 2018

BUSINESSDAY Opposition fragmentation and likelihood of defeat Lagosians hungry for freedom as guber campaign gathers momentum Investors eye Nigeria solid minerals fortune in new mining rush Digital technology, financial inclusion major successes for banking industry in 2018 Delayed 2019 budget shows signs of fiscal consolidation but doubts over execution November records highest POS, NIP transactions […]

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Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Obadjere Recounts Kidnap Ordeal in the Hands of Fulani Herdsmen.

It was indeed a horrible experience. An experience you wouldn’t even wish your bitterest enemy to go through. We thank God for miraculously shielding us from the barrage of bullets fired at us. We had set out that fateful day of November 6 en-route Uhiele-Ekpoma, in company of nine other priests. Two priests to a […]

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How Nigeria Govt. Ineptitude, Greed Promote Lawlessness in Oil Producing Communities by Omafume Amurun

Don Jazzy(nickname) is a community leader in oil rich Otumara,  Warri South West Local Government Area where Shell is planning to build a gas project.  Don Jazzy who knows that Shell do not want force to be used against oil communities, has confiscated Shell land acquired several years ago and it seems both the federal […]

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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, December 12, 2018

BUSINESSDAY Extortion, misuse cloud Trader-Moni ability to deliver economic boost LBS proposes finance-led growth hypothesis to increase Nigeria’s financial inclusion Nigeria’s oil palm import from Malaysia hits 215,654MT in eleven months Mercedes sets new sales record despite market volalility Ogbeh cautions beans farmers in IDPs against use of sniper Market garners N44bn as investors snap […]

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Harvard Study: How Early School Enrollment Harm Kids by Kerry McDonald

Every parent knows the difference a year makes in the development and maturity of a young child. A one-year-old is barely walking while a two-year-old gleefully sprints away from you. A four-year-old is always moving, always imagining, always asking why, while a five-year-old may start to sit and listen for longer stretches. Growing Expectations vs. […]

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Leaders from Frontline Communities Challenge Shell at UN Climate Talks

KATOWICE — Today, communities directly impacted by Shell’s abusive practices spoke out as fossil-fuel trade association IETA hosted representatives from the Big Polluter for an event at the U.N Framework Convention on Climate Change’s 24th conference of the parties (#COP24). The side event happened just days after a Shell executive bragged about the corporation’s influence […]

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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Tuesday, December 11, 2018

BUSINESSDAY Buhari, Atiku, like in the past, are making vague job promises Voter Education: A missing link in Nigeria’s electoral process Next president must think restructuring World Bank $200bn climate action targets renewable energy, others Gas to power value chain not viable What Buhari’s return in 2019 will mean to real estate sector in Nigeria […]

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Amended Electoral Bill: Buhari Lied About His Reason for Declining Assent – Agbakoba

Former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and a member of the Coalition of United Political Parties, Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), said Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari lied about his reason for declining assent to the amended electoral bill, but Minister for Information, Alhaji Lia Mohammad said, “it is for the best interest of Nigeria”. The […]

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METELE MASSACRE: Released Boko Haram Suspects Among Those who Killed 200 Nigerian Soldiers – Surviving Soldier

Surviving Nigerian soldier after the Metele massacre has claimed that contrary to statements by the Nigerian Army that 23 soldiers died in the recent attack by Boko Haram insurgents on the 157 Task Force Battalion in Borno State, no fewer than 200 people lost their lives in the incident. He also said that Boko Haram […]

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SHOCKER: How Atiku Prevented Tinubu from Scamming the Federal Government – Nasir El-rufai’s Book

One of my memorable early experiences in BPE was a political baptism of fire – an encounter that put me smack in the middle of ethnicity, politics and policy conflicts, involving a company that became globally notorious for its internal misgovernance and deception – the Houston-based Enron Corporation. Electricity shortage have become a way of […]

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