Recently, former President Goodluck Jonathan was in Enugu, to deliver a lecture at the 10th anniversary celebration of Godfrey Okoye University, Enugu. The former President’s visit to Enugu reechoed a fundamental aspect of governance structure of the state, where Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi holds sway as the governor.
The former President who was treated to a dinner by Gov. Ugwuanyi, at the Government House, Enugu, after the event at the university, expressed delight at the uncommon leadership style of the governor in fostering peace and unity among the political class in the state, irrespective of party differences.
Jonathan described Gov. Ugwuanyi as a man of … >>> Read Full Story
University of Abuja: 100 exam cheats expelled
The Senate of the University of Abuja, FCT, has expelled no fewer than 100 students and suspended 11 others for their involvement in examination misconduct.
The university, in a statement issued on Sunday and signed by Dr Habib Yakoob, the Head of its Information and University Relations, said that 72 of the expelled students were undergraduates, while 28 were postgraduate students.
He said that five undergraduate students were suspended for one academic session, three suspended for one semester, while three others were discharged.
He said that the Senate considered recommendations of the examinations committee at its 174th Regular … >>> Read Full Story
Its Christmas season and fashion designers are wont to disappoint, writes Ade Ebimomi
Would someone please call and tell this woman down the street in a tailor’s shop, shouting on top of her voice and threatening fire and brimstone, and saying she won’t leave the shop until the man returns, that all that is empty and fruitless, and that she’s just disturbing the peace of the neighbourhood for nothing? If you can reach her, please tell her the man she seeks has gone to his village for the holiday, turned his phone off and luxuriating in the laps of his wife. He most likely won’t … >>> Read Full Story
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By Babajide Komolafe
BANKS’ borrowing from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) rose by 107 percent to N662 billion in November, 2019.
South East paid more for fuel in October ― NBS
On the contrary, banks’ deposit placement with the apex bank fell by 18.7 percent to N443.6 billion during the month.
Both figures reflect increasing liquidity pressures on the banks.
The CBN lends to banks through its Standing Lending Facility (SLF) while it accepts deposit placement from banks under its Standing Deposit Facility (SDF). While the apex bank charges 15.5 percent interest rate on loans to banks, it pays 8.5 … >>> Read Full Story
Juventus manager, Maurizio Sarri, has refused to blame his attack led by Cristiano Ronaldo, for their 3-1 Super Coppa Italiana defeat to Lazio on Sunday.
Instead, Sarri claimed his team lacked energy.
The Bianconeri were beaten by Lazio for the second time this month, as Senad Lulic scored one goal and had a hand in another.
Sarri started Ronaldo, Paulo Dybala and Gonzalo Higuain, as he did for wins over Udinese and Sampdoria.
He, however, took off Higuain and brought on Wales midfielder, Aaron Ramsey, with the game still at 1-1.
“We arrived at this game short of energy, physically and mentally. This happens. Meanwhile, … >>> Read Full Story
R-L: Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, PDP National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus and Senate Minority Leader, Senator Enyinaya Abaribe during the Thanksgiving Service of Senator Representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District, Senator Barinada Mpigi, at Saint Cyprian’s Anglican Church, Koroma Town, Tai Local Government Area, Rivers State on Sunday.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has described himself as the luckiest politician who was assisted by God to overcome the onslaught of Federal Might during the 2019 elections.
Speaking during the Thanksgiving Service of Senator Representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District, Senator Barinada Mpigi, at Saint Cyprian’s Anglican Church, Koroma Town, Tai Local Government Area, Rivers State … >>> Read Full Story
OUTSIDE THE BOX BY ALEX OTTI
“Despite a voluminous and often fervent literature on “income distribution,” the cold fact is that most income is not distributed: It is earned.” – Thomas Sowell
We live in a dynamic world where numerous ideas are constantly being introduced by creative and daring minds. These radical innovations live or die purely on the strength of how they are received by a discriminating society that has the freedom to choose and which votes literally with its wallet. The only sad situation is that for us in Nigeria, much as we claim or believe to be part of that dynamic and … >>> Read Full Story