Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Tuesday, February 19, 2019

    BUSINESSDAY Political uncertainty drives real estate sector further into recession in 2018 How Lagos power tussle cost Nigeria ABAT truck terminal at Orile-Iganmu, others There is high investment appetite for Nigeria’s gas sector ‘ Mama Who are those elected to serve Nigerians Investors sell Nigerian assets on election delay External reserves decline to […]

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The problem is beyond elections postponement by FRANCIS ANEKWE OBORJI

    Quoting from an Igbo proverb in his famous novel, “Things Fall Apart”, Chinua Achebe says, “A man who cannot tell where the rain began to beat him cannot know where he dried his body.” In his last but parting classical book, “There Was a Country”, Achebe tells us that to make Nigeria work […]

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Nepotism as Buhari’s Albatross – The North Will One Day Pay the Price – by Jaafar Jaafar

    The loud-mouth, complacent supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari seem oblivious of the facts on ground. The president’s cyber, run-of-the-mill hero-worshipers appear even more upbeat without taking time to weigh their candidate’s weight on the facts and figures scale. Many a Buhari supporter in the North hardly see beyond the North in his political […]

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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Monday, February 18, 2019

      BUSINESSDAY Parties defy INEC, to resume campaign today Election postponement: Buhari, APC NEC meet to review strategy 2019 budget, new minimum wage, other bills suffer setback as NASS postpones resumption How Tranos emerged as Nigeria’s manufacturing giant General T.Y. Danjuma and the other generals with nine lives Diaspora Nigerians sent $277bn home […]

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STUPID EARTHMEN! The Five Universal Laws of Human Stupidity by Carlo M. Cipolla

      In 1976, a professor of economic history at the University of California, Berkeley published an essay outlining the fundamental laws of a force he perceived as humanity’s greatest existential threat: Stupidity. Stupid people, Carlo M. Cipolla explained, share several identifying traits: they are abundant, they are irrational, and they cause problems for […]

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INEC Mysterious Agenda? DOPF Wonders Why Voters Education Started Late: Media, Observers Accreditation Was Done in Secret

        The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, had been blamed over the postponement of the elections as it was initially scheduled to hold from the February 16, 2019, based on the timetable released two years ahead of the date by the commission. Reacting to the postponement, the Delta Online Publishers Forum, DOPF, […]

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Science Confirms The Power of Silence. Environment Noise Reduces Lifespan

      The Facts:Studies have shown that excessive environmental noise not only decreases one’s quality of life and cognitive function, but also reduces lifespan. The good news is that spending time in silence can reverse these effects. Reflect On:Are you living in an environment that is consistently loud? Do you take much time for […]

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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Sunday, February 17, 2019

      BUSINESSDAY Widespread condemnation trails election shift Only partnerships can solve Africa’s health challenges ‘ co-founder of ABCHealth Lagos’ new boost for the physically challenged Providing cleaner, better world for communities Make security paramount, Ikpeazu tasks newly appointed commissioner, TC bosses IMO Council: As Nigeria looks to return to Category C FIRS suspends […]

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APC Senatorial Aspirant’s Company Supplied Machines used in Printing PVCs – Atiku

      The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, Friday night, stated that the Managing Director of Activate Technologies Limited, Mohammed Sani Musa, whose company supplied the machines used in printing the Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs), is the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Niger East Senatorial district for Saturday’s […]

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Mass-Rigging Looms as UK Guardian Questions Voters’ Register: Says It’s “Statistical Impossibility”

    Voter registration documents seen by Guardian in the United Kingdom on eve of election raise fears of mass rigging The number of new voters registered in Nigeria since January 2018 has increased by almost exactly the same percentage in each of its states, according to documents seen and analysed by the Guardian, raising […]

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