Opinion: Ikpeazu :the common governor with the uncommon touch

By Okechukwu Keshi Ukegbu “ If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michaelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, ‘Here lived a great street sweeper […]

On Kogi “Inconclusive” Election and other matters

By Olalekan Waheed ADIGUN Depending on one’s political persuasions, many stayed glued to their radio or television stations in anticipation of the declaration of the much-anticipated election result in Kogi on November, 21. The social media was awash with all manner of projections about who the eventual winner of the gubernatorial election will be between […]

BECAUSE I AM INVOLVED: The RSSDA Story And The Plight Of The Returning Students (Reply to Rivers Amachree)

By Clinton Dan-Jumbo Esq I realised early, as I grew into adulthood in Rivers State that the average Rivers man was a proud man. This is even worse with those of us from the Ijaw extraction, we were bold and fearless in calling a spade a spade; we called the bluff of the wealthiest of […]

Shaping Global and National Economies to Better Respond to Climate Challenges in Landscapes

Remarks by Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala High-Level Opening Plenary, Global Landscapes Forum Palais des Congres, Paris Saturday, December 5, 2015, 14.00-15.00 Your Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am very happy to address this Forum of special importance to developing countries. Their rural areas still include 70% of the world’s poorest people. Growth that attacks poverty and […]


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