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Eminent Nigerians eulogise ‘superman’ Tinubu at 60

Tinubu   The celebration of the 60th birthday of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, begins today in Lagos with a Cultural Night organised by the Lagos State Council of Arts and Culture at Muson Centre, Onikan. The event, to be witnessed by eminent Nigerians, kicks off at 6.30pm, according […]

Current Challenges to Doing Business in Sub Sahara Africa (SSA) – By Chidi Anyaeche

By Chidi Anyaeche  | London, UK | March 22, 2012 – This article is a summation of responses to a question posed by this author on Harvard Business Review section of the website Linkedin.com. The question was “What are the biggest challenges in doing business in Sub Sahara Africa? Those that responded came from all […]

Why is it Imperative to Recall Justice Ayo Salami? – By Raheem ‘MOSHOESHOE’ Oluwafunminiyi

By Raheem ‘MOSHOESHOE’ Oluwafunminiyi | Ibadan, Nigeria  | March 22, 2012  |  When we look back at our history, one is reminded of the wanton injustice which pervaded all strata of the Nigerian society firstly, in what historians have termed colonial Nigeria with its attendant whimsical colonial policies and secondly, independent Nigeria with its continued […]

Ekiti okays N19,332 minimum wage for workers

Ekiti State Government yesterday spoke of its intention to begin the implementation of new minimum wage for its workers on Grade Level 7 to 17. The minimum wage is based on N19, 332 which is N1,332 more than the N18,000 passed into Law by the National Assembly. Workers on Grade Level 1 to Grade Level […]

Jonathan condemns coup in Mali – Vows not to recognize the junta

Says Nigeria will not recognise unconstitutional regime President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday condemned in strong terms the reported coup in Mali. He  made it clear that the Nigerian government would never recognize any unconstitutional regime. Jonathan also called on other leaders in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the African Union (AU) and […]

Ron Paul Calls Secret Service Protection a ‘Form of Welfare’

Republican presidential candidate and staunch libertarian Ron Paul says he has rejected protection from the Secret Service because he believes charging taxpayers for his personal security is a “form of welfare.” “You know, you’re having the taxpayers pay to take care of somebody,” Paul told late night talk show host Jay Leno on Tuesday. “And […]

Uba Wins Anambra South Re run Poll

Senator Andy Uba By Charles Onyekanmuo Senator Andy Uba of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was Wednesday declared winner of the Anambra South senatorial district re-run election, which was conducted on March 20. To emerge victorious, Uba polled 42,802 votes to beat his closest rival, Hon. Chuma Nzeribe of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), […]

Jonathan: No Going Back on One Man One Vote

President Goodluck Jonathan Wednesday said he was committed to electoral reforms which would ensure an enduring democracy in the country. Similarly, Vice-President Namadi Sambo, commended the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members from the North-west for their peaceful conduct right from the ward congresses to the zonal level, saying this was a manifestation of the fact […]

North East Delegates Revolt Against Tukur

Alhaji Bamangar Tukur By Chuks Okocha and Segun Awofadeji Alhaji Bamangar Tukur, believed to be the anointed candidate for the chairmanship of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), got a shocker Wednesday at the North-east zonal election that took place in Bauchi State. Although he was said to have been endorsed by the governors from the […]

Okonjo Iweala May Turn down World Bank’s Top Job

Coordinating Minister of the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala By Obinna Chima Despite strong recommendations in her favour to take the soon-to-be-vacant topmost position at the World Bank – including a reported endorsement by President Goodluck Jonathan – the Coordinating Minister of the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, is […]

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