Why is Nigeria not the world’s leading manufacturer of microphones?

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) We have just ended a weekend where millions of Nigerians have thrown owambe parties, weddings, birthdays and celebrated anniversaries. This was topped up by millions of Muslims going to the mosque on Friday and millions of Nigerian Christians going to church on Sunday. These large crowds were all addressed by microphone

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Are Nigerians prepared to accept a strong autocrat like Napoleon Bonaparte as a price worth paying for accelerated socio-economic development?

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) Today is September 28. On this day in 1785 Napoleon Bonaparte graduated from the military academy in Paris. He was only 42nd in a class of 51 and no one paid any particular notice to him. However, history had other ideas

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EU puts its money where its mouth is by supporting Nigeria's climate change programme with €150m

EUROPEAN Union (EU) officials have announced that the community will support Nigeria with €150m to enable the federal government tackle the challenges it faces with regards to global climate change.

 

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EFCC wants judge who asked Nigeria to pay $9.6bn fine to London firm P&ID probed

ECONOMIC and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) chairman Ibrahim Magu has revealed that the federal government wants the judge who asked Nigeria to pay a $9.6bn fine to Irish-registered firm Process and Industrial Developments (P&ID) probed.

 

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APC accuses PDP of being behind the campaign posters of Tinubu and El-Rufai

NIGERIA'S ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) as accused the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of being behind the recent 2023 presidential election campaign posters of some of its leading members

 

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Anambra police arraign man for stealing wood from shrine after Amadioha fails to strike him dead

PROSECUTORS from the Anambra State Police Command have arraigned a 54-year-old man identified as Generian Ezenwata for stealing firewood from a religious local shrine in Umuchu known as Ohia Di Awo.

 

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Umahi warns all his appointees that they will be sacked if they criticise Buhari or other governors

GOVERNOR David Umahi of Ebonyi State has warned all his commissioners and political appointees that he will sack any of them who takes it upon themselves to criticises President Muhammadu Buhari.

 

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African nations have to give the UN an ultimatum to make FDI compulsory and make the refusal to invest a crime against humanity

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) While world leaders were hanging out in New York, China just opened the world’s biggest airport in Beijing. This huge Beijing Daxing airport that spans 1m square metres costs £13.5bn and was constructed south of Beijing in just five years

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Six year old whiz kid Damilare Akano emerges as Africa's youngest Microsoft specialist

SIX year old Nigerian student Master Damilare Akano has emerged as Africa’s youngest Microsoft specialist in the Certiport international certification examination organised to discover the whiz kids of the future.

 

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London high court grants Nigeria leave to appeal $9.6bn fine if she pays $200m within 60 days

NIGERIA may have been thrown a lifeline in the ongoing legal battle with British firm Process & Industrial Development (P&ID) after a London high court ruled that the federal government could challenge the decision if it paid $200m within 60 days.

 

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