Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Friday, January 11, 2019

BUSINESSDAY Deepening diabetes care requires awareness, say experts 5,916 agropreneurs count losses as World Bank, FG delay FADAMA grant Drug sales slump 50% as Nigerians cut spending, seek cheap substitutes Adrian Wood pushed to expose inside dealings behind 9mobile sale Amid election fears, seasonal business lull may linger in Q1, Q2 2019 Nigeria makes World […]

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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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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Friday, November 16, 2018

BUSINESSDAY Early investors stake claim on Nigeria’s off-grid electricity market Experts advise Nigerians to cut intake of antibiotics Oil price decline adds to unease over Nigeria’s economy Coca-Cola set to exercise 100% option to buy Chi Limited Kwara pensioners call for approval of minimum wage Child trafficking, gender equality top agenda as ECOWAS Parliament begins […]

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Before Buhari Tampers with Press Freedom Again by Martins Oloja

Even if we encourage ourselves by wishing for peaceful coverage of the 2019 election processes, as journalists, there are warning signals for us to prepare for war with this administration. Reason: most of us are beginning to discern that despite their assurances since May 2015, they are set to tinker ruthlessly with press freedom for […]

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The Gross Misconduct of President Buhari by Ayo Sogunro

In 2007, Wole Soyinka wrote the very scathing essay: “The Crimes of Buhari”. In the essay, Soyinka reviewed General Buhari’s 1985 regime, and highlighted the features of that era: Buhari’s imperial attitude; repression of free speech, selective enforcement of decrees, and partisanship towards the core political elite. The most damaging accusation against General Buhari was […]

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“I will not negotiate on behalf of Niger Delta Avengers” – Wole Soyinka

Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka has disavowed a role as a negotiator on behalf of the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), a militant group that has claimed responsibility for numerous bombing attacks on oil installations in Nigeria’s oil-producing delta. In a press statement he sent to SaharaReporters, Professor Soyinka declared that he never agreed to play a […]

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FG not doing enough “to douse the tension in the Niger Delta region”. – Wole Soyinka

Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari, to be more proactive in dealing with the problems of the Niger Delta region. Soyinka made the call during a press conference in Lagos and was of the opinion that federal government was not doing enough to douse “the tension in the Niger Delta region”. […]

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“Buhari knows how to end the Niger Delta crisis today if he so desires!”—UNDEDSS

“President Buhari knows what, exactly, he needs to do to end the crisis today, if he so desires! He probably has not, because he has allowed his Administration to be beset with too many petty rivalries, too many individuals jockeying for putative relevance, and too many party chieftains of Niger Delta origin who don’t have […]

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“It is time to reduce the tension in Nigeria” – Dele Momodu

The Publisher of Ovation magazine, Dele Momodu, speaks about President Muhammadu Buhari’s government and other issues in this interview with ’NONYE BEN-NWANKWO and GBENRO ADEOYE What is your view on the state of the country? The state of the country now is a bit volatile. Don’t forget that a very strong political party was voted […]

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