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TACKLING POLICE HOUSING NEEDS

*IGP orders distribution of Share Certificates to Police Officers *Charges NPF Mortgage Bank to develop innovative housing solutions As part of on-going efforts at tackling the housing needs of the Force and ensuring that every Police Officer has a roof over their head, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Suleiman Abba, NPM, mni, charged the NPF … Continue reading

Court Victory: Inheritance Rights For Girl Child

MONDAY, April 14, 2014, the Supreme Court voided the Igbo customary law, which denies daughters inheriting their fathers’ estate. The Supreme Court said it was discriminatory and in conflict with the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. It is a verdict that would have far-reaching effects in addressing a dehumanising tradition, which can … Continue reading

Senate rubbishes impeachment call

The senate, yesterday, described as rubbish the call by the opposition party, All Progressives Congress, APC, that the National Assembly should com-mence impeachment pro-ceedings against President Goodluck Jonathan for alleged gross misconduct. Chairman, Senate Committee on Information, Media and Public Affairs, Enyinnaya Abaribe, told newsmen in Abuja, “the Senate’s direction to this call is that … Continue reading

”Why we joined hunt for insurgents”, by non-indigenes (Igbo, Yoruba, others tail Boko Haram to their hideouts in Abuja, Kaduna, Kano etc)

[WEEKLY TRUST] Published on Saturday, 27 July 2013 06:00 Written by Hamza Idris, Yahaya Ibrahim and Ibrahim Sawab, Maiduguri Apart from the Kanuris, Shuwa Arabs, the Hausas  and other minority tribes of Borno extraction who are indigenous to the state,  there  other ethnic groups from other parts of Nigeria In Maiduiguri. There are also people who … Continue reading

Boko Haram begs for forgiveness, signs ceasefire deal

LAGOS — “WE are seeking forgiveness from the people over the number of people killed in the country. I appeal to those who lost their loved ones to our activities to forgive us and on our side we have forgiven all those who committed atrocities against us. I  want to state clearly that we have … Continue reading

Tallest hotel in West Africa,Intercontinental hotel finally opens in Lagos

Tallest hotel in West Africa,Intercontinental hotel finally opens in Lagos.

CBN: Seven states control 90% of cash transactions

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said that Lagos and the six other states control about 90 per cent of cash transactions in the country. The other states are Rivers, Anambra, Abia, Kano, Ogun and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The CBN Deputy Governor, Operations, Tunde Lemo, who disclosed this, said  this was the … Continue reading

Internet sales flourish in Nigeria

 [FT] Mary Enweasor, who runs a tiny shop selling drinks and snacks in Nigeria’s biggest city, had saved up for some new shoes but was unsure where to buy them. The quality of footwear in Lagos’s sprawling markets was questionable. The door-to-door sales lady’s range was limited. The flashy new mall was too expensive. So … Continue reading

IFC Partners with Bill Gates Foundation for Affordable Health Care to over 1 Million Poor Nigerians

Abuja, May, 7, 2013 — The International Finance Corporation, which is the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, is partnering with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and theUK’s Department for International Development through a $60 million investment to increase coverage of priority health technologies and interventions among Nigeria’s poor. Operating in Nigeria … Continue reading

Avoiding Groupthink: Avoiding fatal flaws in group decision making

Have you ever thought about speaking up in a meeting and then decided against it because you did not want to appear unsupportive of the group’s efforts? Or led a team in which the team members were reluctant to express their own opinions? If so, you have probably been a victim of “Groupthink”. Groupthink is … Continue reading

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