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The 2021 Open Parliament Forum in Taipei concluded Friday, with representatives from participating democracies pledging in a joint statement to strengthen the pursuit of democracy amid concerns over growing authoritarianism. According to the statement, the participants pledged to engage on the “open government challenges identified in the forum … including Continue Reading
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BY JOHN O. STAPLETON Many international observers believe that democracy has been experiencing a downward trend across the globe for more than a decade. Acknowledging this as a grave concern, the Biden administration will host a Summit for Democracy in early December. The summit will center around three core themes: pushing back on authoritarianism, addressing […]Continue Reading
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Laura Thornton, Director and Senior Fellow Democracy is under threat across the globe, and President Biden’s Summit for Democracy could serve as a needed wake up call, banding democrats together to brainstorm solutions by drawing upon global successes. This is arguably best accomplished by convening democrats rather than governments—as the most Continue Reading
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Bi-Courney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), operator of Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal Two, Lagos (MMA2) has assured stakeholders of safety at the parking lot and other facilities at the Terminal. BASL gave the assurance in response to the picture of supposedly cracked pillars at the parking lot trending on the social media. Group Corporate Affairs Manager […]Continue Reading
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  Demonstration to be held in Pretoria, South Africa on Monday to denounce the attempts of some western nations to impose the new form of colonialism on the continent of Africa, the organizers disclosed. The demonstration is organized by the United Ethiopian Community Association in South Africa in collaboration with the African Diaspora Forum. The […]Continue Reading
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Power has changed hands in the media industry and online – rather than print – is now the king. The online media, therefore, deserve to get a greater chunk of the advertising and publicity spend rather than the token presently being budgeted for the sub-sector. News Express Publisher Isaac Umunna stated this while speaking at […]Continue Reading
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Muhammad Nami, Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) Nigeria and President of the Commonwealth Association of Tax Administrators (CATA), on Friday held his first face-to-face meeting with the CATA Secretariat at the United Kingdom’s Treasury House. The meeting had in attendance executives of the CATA Secretariat, including Mr Duncan Onduru, the Continue Reading