Salvaging The Naira

Adebiyi Adesuyi,  an Economic Consultant and Managing Director Wealthgate Advisors (Economic Consultants), takes a look at measures government could use to salvage the Naira. Our national currency, the naira, has been losing its external value at a disturbing rate since the price of crude oil started heading southward. Besides, the country’s major customer, USA, is no […]

Food Product Development,Quality Assurance And Nutrition:Whither The Human Senses?

In this in-depth Maiden Inaugural Lecture of  Bells University of Technology Ota, Prof. Olugbenga Ben Ogunmoyela, Ph.D, FNIFST, FIPAN, C.Chem, the first professor at the university and Dean, College of Food Sciences (COLFOODS)  reiterates the importance of the upgrading of Indigenous technologies. Introduction First, an inaugural lecture whether by tradition or by dictionary definition, represents […]

Today’s Newsroom, Tomorrow’s Newspaper: How To Survive And Thrive In The Internet Age

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 […]

Today’s Newsroom, Tomorrow’s Newspaper: How To Survive And Thrive In The Internet Age

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 […]

Reflate The Economy

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 be […]

No Polio In Nigeria For One Year

Oyewale Tomori, a Professor of Virology, President Nigerian Academy of Science and Chairman Expert Review Committee on Polio Eradication and Routine Immunisation, reviews the Polio eradication efforts of government. This month – July – was a very auspicious month for Nigeria in 2014. Two health related occurrences took place in that month. On Sunday July […]

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Between Radio Biafra And NBC

It is quite surprising how all of a sudden the so-called illegal Radio Biafra reportedly being operated by Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, said to be resident in the United Kingdom, is increasingly becoming a source of serious concern to the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, a section of the Nigerian Online Media and some Nigerian elements […]

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NASS And The Art Of Dissent

Magnus Onyibe, former Commissioner in Delta State Govornment, Development Strategist, Futurologist and alumnus of Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, in this conclusion  of a two-part essay, suggests that APC should let the sleeping dog lie and embrace Dr. Bukola Saraki and Yakubu Dogara as Senate President and Speaker, House of Representatives respectively. It is […]

NASS And The Art Of Dissent

Magnus Onyibe, a former Commissioner in Delta State and Chairman/CEO Inspire Group, in this first of a two-part essay, gives an insight into the present National Assembly (NASS) Leadership crisis. Rebellion and dissent have always been the hallmark of mankind on earth and even angels in heaven, if the biblical account of how former angel […]

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Power, Money And Sex

Tola Adeniyi, a social commentator, ruminates on the exigencies of power, Money and Sex and gives reasons why these realities would remain imperishable forces in human affairs. The thoughts that provoked this piece are not original to me; they are not mine, but the expression of the thoughts is mine while the conveyance belongs to […]

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Beyond The Bailout

Last week, the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) in consultation with the Council of State rolled out some financial measures to bail out many states in the country; Dr Boniface Chizea, an Economist based in Lagos, writes on the economic implications of this development. On Tuesday July 7, 2015 the Federal Government after due consultations […]

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Buhari And Federal Roads

Soyombo Opeyemi, a media practitioner, submits that Nigeria will be better off if the Federal Government  devolves most of its current responsibilities, especially the federal roads to the states and revenue allocation formula is titled in favour of the federating states. The carnage witnessed last week along Benin-Ore road was not an isolated incident. It […]