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Akinwumi Adesina

AfDB Hails Canada’s $1.1bn Pledge in Callable Capital Support

On the sidelines of the World Bank-IMF Spring meetings, Canada announced a $1.1 billion commitment in temporary callable capital to support the African Development Bank....

Polytechnics Should Be Mandated to Award Bachelor of Technology Degrees

BY AYODELE ABERE Ado-Ekiti•  The Rector of the Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, Dr Dayo Hephzibah Oladebeye has advocated that Polytechnics in the country should be...

Arrest of WikiLeaks Founder: Who is Julian Assange?

With his shock of Warhol-white hair, black leather jacket and self-proclaimed mission to lay bare official malfeasance, Australian-born Julian Assange burst onto the...

 Ooni’s Wife, Prophetess Silekunola Urges Clerics to Preach against Kidnapping, Killings

BY AKOMOLAFE OLUMIDE in Ado Ekiti• The wife of the Ooni of Ife and the founder of En-heralds Ministry, Prophetess Silekunola Naomi Ogunwusi, has charged religious...

Involuntary Relocation: UN Asks Nigeria to Provide Immediate Humanitarian Assistance to 10,000 Refugees

BY REMILEKUN DARAMOLA in Maiduguri• The United Nations has called on the Nigerian government to provide immediate humanitarian assistance to no fewer than 10,000...

DBN Officials Meet with International Finance Partners

The team of the Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN), was on Wednesday introduced to some international finance partners at the sidelines of the World Bank Spring Meetings...

Politics, Governance and the Inclusion of Nigerian Women

• BY IFY AYOMO• The 2019 election has come and almost gone as the battles have shifted to the legal front. But a look at the race has shown that women are...

Shettima Takes Borno Security Situation to Security Chiefs

BY REMILEKUN DARAMOLA in Maiduguri• Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State on Wednesday took the security situation of the state before security chiefs. The governor,...

NAOWA Commences Erecting Community Development Projects in Maiduguri

BY REMILEKUN DARAMOLA in Maiduguri• Wives of Army officers have commenced the building of community development projects in Maiduguri and environs. The women under...

N88m Beauty Salon Contract: HURIWA Condemns Amnesty Office

Calls for arrest of Charles Dokubo of Amnesty office A pro- transparency and prominent Non-governmental body- Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has...