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Expo 2020 in Dubai: What Benefits to Africa?

As countries plan to showcase their potential at the Dubai Expo 2020, the show promises to be an invaluable platform ...
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Street lights: Is nightlife gradually

STEPHEN GBADAMOSI writes on the sudden resurgence of street lights in key parts of the Oyo State capital, Ibadan, and ...
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Water scarcity: Complaints, commendations as Ondo shops for solution

HAKEEM GBADAMOSI writes on the experience of residents of parts of Ondo State with regard to access to potable water ...
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Osun should not have one and half university while Oyo has half —Akala

In this interview by AKINWALE ABOLUWADE, former Governor Adebayo Alao -Akala of Oyo State, frowns against continued joint ownership of ...
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We won’t fold our arms while govt breaks the law with impunity —Omole, UI ASUU chairman

There is a sharp division between your union and the Federal Government on the IPPIS. What is the controversy all ...
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Politicians are supposed to provide public goods

AS a political scientist, how do you think politics should be played in the country? Politics is both the struggle ...
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There’s nothing much Nigerian passport can offer —Temitope Owolabi, award-winning writer, editor

How and when did you develop interest in writing and the arts? I can’t put a time stamp to it ...
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‘Why we are raising teenage fashion enterprenuers’

TELL us about your outfit. Mastic Commercial Enterprises is into training and trading business with fashion hub as the major ...
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We aim to train 100 fashionistas for free by 2020 —Omojola,CEO KAF

Tell us briefly about yourself? I am privileged to be the founder/ team head of KAF. I am a fashion ...
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Rand Merchant Bank boosts young artists

IT was another positive moment for the country’s creative sector and upcoming visual artists on Thursday, November 28 when Rand ...
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Bringing back our stolen artefacts

THE announcement penultimate Thursday by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed that the Federal Government was going ...
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Photo Journalists hold first national conference

THE first national conference of the Photojournalists Association of Nigeria (PJAN) themed ‘Press Photography and the Challenges of Multimedia’ will ...
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When author, UI partnered to tackle unemployment

THAT unemployment is one of the biggest challenges facing the country is simply saying what is obvious. Every year, millions ...
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We’ll continue to support local artistes to thrive at Alliance Francaise —Johann Robinet

WHEN did you take over the directorship of the Alliance Francaise, Ibadan? I am the new Director of the Alliance ...
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Learning from the experience of an intern

Think of a room with dim light sweeping across the floor, think of a starless sky and the hum of ...
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N5trn debts: Why AMCON may find it difficult to recover money

ARM-TWISTING has been described in certain quartets as, the use of threat, coercion, or other  forms of pressure and persuasion ...
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Life in old people’s Homes: How caregivers cope with stubborn and funny residents

BY 6:30 a.m., he had already woken up for the daily family morning prayers, in readiness for another day of ...
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Five years in captivity: Parents of remaining Chibok girls still await their return

Today marks the fifth year when 276 girls were abducted from the Government Day Secondary School, in Chibok, Borno State ...
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What is the best way of celebrating Christmas?

Jesus Christ gave world the lesson of love!! He taught us that we all have the same source and are ...
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Anyone after money, fame should not sing gospel music —George

United States-based gospel musician and music producer, Philip George, in this interview with SEYI SOKOYA, speaks about his career and ...
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Nowadays, churches that abide by Biblical doctrines are seen as uncivilised —Edokpayi

Pastor Sunday Farotimi Edokpayi is the General Overseer of New Life for All Nation Ministries, Ibadan, Oyo State. In this interview ...
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Missioners to Muslims: Be good ambassadors of Islam

NIGERIAN Muslims have been urged to be good ambassadors of Islam if indeed they want to be seen and respected ...
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Of Nigeria’s hajj commission and tenure of its officers

THERE is no shame in not knowing; the shame lies in not finding out – Rusian Proverb. ON Thursday, 24 ...
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Hajj Development Levy and welfare of Nigerian pilgrims

WHEN the idea of the Hajj Development Levy was mooted over a decade ago by the pioneer management of the ...
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