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Chief Bisi Akande

Contentment is his name - A Tribute to Chief Bisi Akande

Contentment is satisfaction and ease of mind. Contentment is being satisfied with what one has. It does not necessarily mean not being ambitious; it rather means seeking everything in contentment, without resorting to greed and indecent means. This

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The English Commercial Court has ruled against the forced sale of one of Nigeria's choice properties in London to recover a debt of $5million and a further N4.71million awarded as costs (excluding interest) arising from a dispute with an Israeli more

26 Jan 2017 00:00 News

With regards to the various news reports published in both the online and print media, insidiously inferring that I was indicted by Italian prosecutors for, as they put it, ‘sharing in the Loot’ of the $1.3bn OPL 245 oil block deal that involved more

25 Jan 2017 00:00 News

I am now forced to respond because it is clear that the EFCC is taking advantage of my silence to try me by media and to convict me in the eyes of the public on false reports. more

23 Jan 2017 00:00 News

Perhaps those who coined the expression 'Warri no dey carry last' had Anambra State in mind as well. This is because the State and its indigenes otherwise called Ndi Anambra continue to dominate the headlines and national discourse. Whether in more

18 Oct 2016 00:00 Anambra

In the downloadable document below, RTC Advisory Services Ltd. - a business advisory and consultancy services firm, examines how Nigeria fell into recession and recommends policy options to get the country out of its financial woes. more

11 Oct 2016 00:00 Business & Economy

All things considered, I think Nigeria has been punched into coma and only God can bring her back to life! more

30 Sep 2016 00:00 Opinion

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has successfully test fired another locally weaponised Alpha Jet aircraft acquired from overseas without weapon delivery capability. more

20 Aug 2016 18:33 News

To us in Osun State, Rauf Aregbesola represents a new generation of leadership who believes he is accountable to the people he's elected by providence to govern. Mentally sharp and people-focused, he saw an opportunity not only to provide more

19 Aug 2016 00:00 Osun

13 Year old Nigerian-American activist - Zuriel Oduwole has been chosen by the Nigerian government to work as part of a committee seeking to promote education for girls in the northern part of the country. more

17 Jun 2016 00:00 News

As the world observes the sorrowful milestone of the 2nd anniversary of the kidnap of over 200 schoolgirls in Chibok, northeast Nigeria; a UNICEF report reveals that the number of children involved in ‘suicide’ attacks in Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and more

15 Apr 2016 00:00 News

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned vandals and saboteurs blowing up oil and gas installations in Nigeria to desist immediately or face the same drastic action being taken against Boko Haram by the Armed Forces. more

13 Apr 2016 00:00 News

Parents of the Chibok girls attend a meeting with President Buhari January 14, 2016.

(Pix by Reuters - Afolabi Sotunde)

Nigerian officials gave permission on Tuesday for a memorial event at a school in northeast Nigeria from where Islamist rebels abducted 276 girls two years ago with parents hoping this would remind the world their daughters are still missing. more

6 Apr 2016 00:00 News

Nigeria's Federal Government has welcomed an offer of the Swiss government to return $321m stolen funds from the Abacha loot, and is now developing a framework that will aid the repatriation of such stolen assets stashed abroad by those who have loot more

9 Mar 2016 00:00 News

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma is currently on 2-day State Visit to Nigeria, at the invitation of Nigerian counterpart - President Muhammadu Buhari. more

8 Mar 2016 00:00 News

President Buhari tells Al Jazeera's Martine Dennis that he hasn't failed in his promise to defeat Boko Haram and that the group has been weakened considerably

[Sorin Furcoi/Al Jazeera]

Nine months after he came to power, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari received an official welcome from Qatar's Emir on Buhari's latest trip of many to boost Nigeria's standing abroad. more

7 Mar 2016 00:00 News

First it starts with foes, then friends, then you and I. At a time, against better advice, I strongly supported the extra-judicial detention of Radio Biafra boss, Nwannekaenyi Okwu-Kanu. My argument was that, it should not be because the Department more

29 Feb 2016 00:00 Opinion

To start by saying that the Nigerian economy is challenged is stating the obvious, but it is nevertheless, a very necessary statement especially at this period of our economic history. For an economy dependent on oil for 70 per cent of government more

19 Feb 2016 00:00 Business & Economy

I write to you because I am concerned about the state of micro-entrepreneurs and low income earners in Nigeria. I am empowered to write you on the strength of paragraph 50 of your 2016 Budget Statement as presented on 22 December 2015 to the joint more

12 Feb 2016 00:00 , , Business & Economy

In Nigeria, where corruption is part of daily life, police officers routinely demand bribes, local government leaders pocket money meant for schools and the former national security advisor is accused of stealing billions from the military more

8 Dec 2015 00:00 News

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has announced his new cabinet of 36 Ministers almost six months after he was sworn in. more

11 Nov 2015 00:00 News

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