Agric. Minister clarifys FG’s cell phones policy for farmers

My attention has been drawn to the issue of 60 Billion Naira to be spent on phones for farmers, reported in some media sites and papers. The information is absolutely incorrect. My Permanent Secretary was totally misquoted out of context. There is no 60 Billion Naira for phones anywhere. As a responsible Minister, who takes […]

Nigeria’s Wellbeing and Political Economy

By Emeka Chiakwelu The economy of 21st century will not be plausible to dissect and analyze in the absence of politics because both politics and economic activities are entwined and reinforced each another. This is where political economy of Nigeria becomes significant due to consequential co-existence of the two enmeshed entities. Political economy is at […]

Nigerian Student in India, Kevin Lakoju commits suicide

According to The Times of India, a 28-year-old Nigerian student allegedly committed suicide after jumping off the second floor of his rented accommodation in Sector 41. Police said preliminary probe suggests that the deceased, Kelvin Lakoju, aka ‘Biggie’ was in depression. Kelvin had been living in Noida since 2009 and was pursuing a photography course […]

Press Statement: Timipre Sylva disowns houses seized by EFCC

By DOIFIE OLA Our attention has been drawn to a statement purportedly issued by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), announcing the seizure of a number of property alleged to be owed by Chief Timipre Sylva, former Bayelsa State Governor. 1. The claims by the EFCC are completely misleading. Not surprisingly, this style is […]


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