THE CRIMINAL NEGLECT OF SOUTH-SOUTH PORTS AND ITS CURRENT NEGATIVE IMPACTS IN LAGOS BY Simeon Nwakaudu

On the streets of Nigeria there is a popular saying, “cheating does not pay”. This saying is open to different interpretations. But the most prevalent interpretation being that in the long run, it is unprofitable to continue to defraud others for selfish gains. The situation en route Apapa Port is disheartening. But it is a […]

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BE MINDFUL OF YOUR WORDS: THE WAY WE SPEAK TO OTHERS BECOMES THEIR INNER VOICE BY Gbenga Adebambo

Be sure to taste your words before you spit them out”-Anonymous Eminent scholar and literal giant, Prof Niyi Osundare, said: “To utter is to alter.” Words have the inherent power to alter people’s mood, countenance and even change the course of destiny. When people take words casually, they mostly end up becoming casualties in life. […]

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FACTS ABOUT THE NIGER/NIGERIA REFINERY PROJECT

  Propelled by the desire to encourage cross border economic development, Nigeria and the Republic of Niger recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the construction of a hydrocarbon pipeline and a petroleum refinery. The pipeline is to be constructed from Niger to a border town in Katsina State, Nigeria. The new refinery would […]

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HOW CORRUPTION, FG SLOW ACTION ON ESCRAVOS RIVER DREDGING AFFECT DELTA PORTS BY Zik Gbemre

    Without a doubt, Ports infrastructure are by far one of the most important support of economic activities of the economy of any society, especially those in the hinterland since they act as a crucial connection between sea and land transport. As a supplier of jobs, Ports do not only serve an economic but […]

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SOUTHERN, MIDDLE BELT FORUM: BUHARI SHOULD BE HELD RESPONSIBLE IF THERE IS BREAK DOWN OF LAW AND ORDER

    The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum, comprising Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Afenifere, Middle Belt Forum and the Pan Niger Delta Front (PANDEF) has condemned the impeachment plot against Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state and said President Muhammadu Buhari should be held responsible if there is breakdown of law and order in the state. […]

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HOW I GREW ZENITH BANK FROM $4M TO $16B – Jim Ovia

      The Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Ovia, has advised budding entrepreneurs not to be dissuaded by whatever challenges they might be facing presently, just as he narrated how he founded a bank with N20 million in 1990, despite the uncertain business environment during the military era. Speaking in an interview […]

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ITAKPE-AJAOKUTA-WARRI RAIL PROJECT IS 80% COMPLETE – Rotimi Amaechi

  The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says that Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri rail project is about 80 per cent completed and will be ready soon. Mr Amaechi, disclosed this during the inspection tour of the Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri rail line in Agbor. He also stated that the rail line would be completed before the scheduled date, adding that the […]

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EKITI ELECTION: BUHARI CELEBRATING FAILURE BY Dr. SKC Ogbonnia, an APC presidential aspirant

THE outgoing Governor of Ekiti State, Peter Ayodele Fayose, is the poster boy of everything wrong with Nigerian politics. To that end, like President Muhammadu Buhari, I should be celebrating the defeat of Fayose’s candidate, Olusola Eleka of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, by John Kayode Fayemi of our party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, […]

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