By Salisu Na’inna Dambatta   On November 11th and 12th, 2019, Nigeria hosted the 70th Meeting of the Tran-Sahara Road Liaison Committee in Abuja, which was attended by the equivalent of Works Ministers from Algeria, Tunisia, Chad, Niger, Nigeria and Mali.   The meeting, which was instituted in 1966,... Read more
By Friday Udoh We accord  His Excellency, Deacon Udom Emmanuel, the Executive governor of Akwa Ibom State,  the  utmost respect due  His   person  and to... Read more
FirstBank Partners NESG, Co-hosts 25th Nigerian Economic Summit
As part of its continued commitment to create an enabling environment and opportunities for the promotion of sustainable growth and development of the Nigerian economy, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has partnered with The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) to host the 25th Nigerian Economic Summit (NES#25), its annual flagship... Read more
By Ehime Alex  As in many developing countries, cash has been the most prevalent mode of payment in Nigeria until 2012 when the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) introduced the cashless policy with the aim of promoting the use of electronic payment channels instead of cash. Since then, banking... Read more
First Bank Sportlighting Oppotuinities In The Agriculture Value Chain
In 2017, the Nigerian agriculture sector witnessed a revolutionary discourse on the economic benefits of sustainable agriculture value-chain as an alternative source of economic development and foreign exchange with the launch of FirstBank Agric Expo. It was a first-of-its-kind initiative that afforded the bank the opportunity to aggregate top... Read more
By Obinna Emelike (BusinessDay) Having worked round the clock since the beginning of the year, it is ideal to take out time to relax and rejuvenate. Well, you do not need to wait until the end of the year to unwind as summer is already beckoning on discerning holiday... Read more
Buhari’s Certificate Controversy And The Essentiality Of Education
By Omoshola Deji   Nigeria’s 2019 presidential election has ended, but the contest is ongoing at the tribunal. Politics is a mean game – and politicians devise every means to win. That ex-Vice President Atiku Abubakar is challenging the result doesn’t mean he won. He may have indeed lose... Read more
By Basil Okoh (“WAR WILL SOON BREAK OUT IN NIGERIA. MARK MY WORDS” – Olusegun Obasanjo.) Another civil war in Nigeria has become imminent and inevitable. The reason for its inevitability is simply because Muhammadu Buhari, the Northern Nigeria Fulani oligarchs and the wider network of Fulani in Sub-Saharan... Read more
Breakdown Of Buhari’s Fulani Ruga Settlement Program For West And Central African Fulanis In Eastern Nigeria
By StPaul Abianulia   The South East gets 8,800,000 (eight million and eight hundred) Fulanis resettled in 30 new exclusive LGAs or RUGAs. Each of Rivers State, Bayelsa, Akwa Ibom and Cross River States get 1,560,000 (one million and five hundred and sixty thousand) Fulanis in the 6 new... Read more
Permanently Ending Chaos In Sudan
By Arlene J. Schar and Dr. David Leffler The paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) chief and deputy head of the Transitional Military Council (TMC), Lieutenant-General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, previously warned that he will not tolerate “any chaos” in Sudan. Despite his organization ‘s strong-handed efforts, The Guardian reports that... Read more