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Fred Omanufeme, a project consultant, based in Warri, in this piece, gives his thoughts on the proposed amendment to the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) Act. IT was Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, the former Central Bank Governor (now Emir of Kano) who in January 2014 enriched...

By Laniyan Ifeoluwa   Indecent dressing is a social malady in the society today especially by the youths. It simply means deliberate exposure of one’s body to the public. This practice does not conform to the norms and values of the society. This practice is now so common in public places like in church, offices etc. Indecent dressing is caused by common phrases,...

In this conclusion of a two-part public lecture delivered at the Nigeria Institute of International Affairs (NIIA) Lagos, during the launch of Voices From Within (Essays on Nigerian Journalism) in honour of Vanguard Publisher, Mr Sam Amuka, who clocked 80 recently, Mr Ted Iwere, Managing Director, Independent Newspapers Limited, believes that the Newspaper industry would...

In this first of a two-part public lecture, delivered at the Nigeria Institute of International Affairs (NIIA) Lagos, during the launch of “Voices From Within (Essays on Nigerian Journalism)” in honour of Vanguard Publisher, Mr Sam Amuka, who clocked 80 on Thursday July 30, Mr Ted Iwere, Managing Director, Independent Newspapers Limited, discusses the future of Newspaper...

By Moses Richoffor Food fortification has made much progress since the food processing industry revolutionised, but it has also caused adverse effect on the health of consumers. Primarily, food-processing industries use canning as a method during food processing and preservation. However, using primary processing methods like cooling and drying is quite safer than canning...

Against the backdrop of challenges currently confronting Nigeria’s Economy, Dr Boniface Chizea, an Economist based in Lagos, in this essay recommends an expansionary monetary policy that  would target at achieving rapid economic growth and consequently generate  employment opportunities in the country. In my quiet moments I had spared some thoughts on what should advisedly...

By Sheyi Money   Between the summer and autumn of 1940 when Britain stood in grave danger of being overwhelmed by the all-conquering German air machine,  the small Royal Air Force (RAF) of Britain braved the odds to defend the Island in World War II’s first major campaign fought entirely by air forces. Known as the Battle of Britain, it was also the largest and...

By Oludayo Tade   The reversal of the unpopular policy of reassigning candidates by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) by the Federal government is commendable. While announcing the reversal, the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, MacJohn Nwaobiala claimed the policy had been discussed with ‘parents and other stakeholders’ before...

By Chuka Patrick Ibeziak   Just the other day, I read a very intriguing piece riddled with pseudo-poetics and brilliantly written by no less an authority...

Bob MajiriOghene Etemiku, Communications manager with the Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, in this piece examines the problem of inability...