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The Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, has announced the results of its Half-Year market index review, leading to the entry and exit of some companies from some indices which took effect at the commencement of market activities on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. The following indices were affected as shown in the report: the NSE 30 Index, […]Continue Reading
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National security law: tough new reality for Hong Kong as offenders face maximum sentence of life in jail The four offences under the new law, adopted at 11pm on Tuesday, carry a maximum penalty of life imprisonment Xi Jinping signed legislation just over a month after the bill was first introduced by the central government […]Continue Reading
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By Jude Aghai Nigeria is doing a lot in the railway sector. The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi is a very passionate political leader overseeing the sector. His passion for success in that sector is outstanding and his achievements are quite huge. His weakness however is the muddled up nature of project implementation reporting. Anytime […]Continue Reading
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The Federal Government, through the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment (FMITI), has inaugurated a 28-member Nigeria Agro Set-Up Committee with a mandate to reinvigorate national agricultural activities across the country. This is part of the plans to lead the charge and target of $250b in export revenue for the country by 2040. According […]Continue Reading
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By Oluwasoromidayo George Some people saw this coming. The injustice piled up for centuries, stifling many lives with investigations that have been buried, without the victims getting justice. We have seen many videos of how black people were killed unjustly, but the image of George Floyd’s brutal murder triggered a reaction that has never been […]Continue Reading
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By Bolade Nafisat The pandemic disruption and destabilization of Nigerian economy enforces urgency of economic diversification. For Nigeria, the task falls on the lap of those managing the solid mineral sector. More specifically, the focus is on the mining Cadastral Office, regulating mining licencing under the Federal Ministry of Mines and Power. The expectation of […]Continue Reading
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By Sufuyan Ojeifo Will the world and its economy return to normal after the coronavirus pandemic? The answer to the above question will probably be in the negative. Already, the term, “the new normal”, which has gained global currency suggests that the world, as we knew it before COVID-19, would never be the same again. […]Continue Reading
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– As Vice-Chancellor, Prof. SG Edoumiekumo wins African Educational Icon award By Amos Odeh The Niger Delta University, located in Bayelsa State, in Nigeria’s South-South region, was honoured at the 4th Africa Summit 2020, which held virtually on Thursday 25 June 2020. The institution was praised for its proven record of preparing students for life […]Continue Reading