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President Goodluck Jonathan Slip-ups

President Goodluck Jonathan Slip-ups
President Goodluck Jonathan has come under the radar of public scrutiny after he failed to show leadership on some very crucial domestic policy challenges that erupted on the home front.Read more @

CISLAC, IFJ, NUJ call on Jonathan to intervene on human rights abuses in the Gambia
The Amnesty International in Collaboration with Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC, in a joint press briefing comprising the International Federation of Journalists, IFJ, Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ,.Read more @

Harvard Professor Michael Porter to Address the Tony Elumelu Foundation Interns
The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) today announced that its Founding Patron and renowned Harvard Business School Professor Michael E. Porter, will participate in workshops and address the Foundation’s first class of interns. Read more @

Rochas Quaint Monarchical Bent And The Fourth Tier Concept.
I reckon that one of the most controversial statements coming from the stable of Owelle Rochas Okorocha so far is his pledge to strengthen the traditional rulers and make them. Read more @

UBA Half Year 2011 Results Shows Strong Balance Sheet Growth & Improved Profitability
One of Africa’s largest financial services Groups, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, released its financial performance for the first half ended June 30, 2011. The results were impressive, as the Group recorded noticeable improvements. Read more @

Open letter to the British High Commissioner
Dear Sir, I have the good fortune – as many would see it - of being a citizen of both Nigeria and the UK. For the last twenty years or so I have chosen to live in Nigeria, although I travel to the UK from time to time for professional as well as personal reasons.Read more @

The Nigeria of my Dreams – By Chido Onumah
Not too long ago, a young man called me to arrange a meeting. He had a project he wanted to share with me. I listened to him talk passionately about his project titled “My Dream Nigeria”.Read more @

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Singapore: UN Experts Call For Immediate Moratorium On Executions For Drug Offences

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