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Kpagih: Violence is major threat to 2019 poll
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Kpagih: Violence is major threat to 2019 poll

A former Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), and Co-founder, Initiative for Credible Election (ICE), Mr. Baritor Kpagih, in this interview with KELVIN EBIRI, said that violence may threaten the 2019 general election if the Electoral Act Amendment Bill is not assented to. Barely five […]

Unending search for growth, justice in oil/gas sector
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Unending search for growth, justice in oil/gas sector

Refinery Among other reasons, the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) introduced about 17 years ago was intended to create a legal and regulatory framework, institutions and regulatory authorities for the petroleum industry and set guidelines for the operation of the country’s petroleum sector, which has remained the country’s highest revenue source, […]

Mitee: Niger Delta only against aspects of PIGB
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Mitee: Niger Delta only against aspects of PIGB

[File] Ledum Mitee of the Ogoni people Former President of the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP) and past Chairman of Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), Ledum Mitee has said that it is unfair to say people of the Niger Delta rejected the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill […]

High cost of nomination forms, Nigerian youths and challenges of electioneering
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High cost of nomination forms, Nigerian youths and challenges of electioneering

President Muhammadu Buhari (middle) and representatives of Nigerian youths in 36 states of the Federation, during the signing of the Not Too Young To Run Bill at the State House, Abuja…yesterday. PHOTO: PHILIP OJISUA    Despite the signing of Not-Too-Young-To-Run-Bill into law, this is not best of time for the […]

Tax enforcements actions impact quality of telecom service, says Adebayo
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Tax enforcements actions impact quality of telecom service, says Adebayo

Engr. Gbenga Adebayo, Chairman, Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators (ALTON) Chairman, Association of Licensed Telecoms Companies of Nigeria (ALTON), Gbenga Adebayo, in this interview with ADEYEMI ADEPETUN, says multiple taxation that service providers are faced with contributes to the poor quality of service experienced in the industry. Can you appraise […]

Harmonisation of telecoms taxes critical to operators survival, says Teniola
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Harmonisation of telecoms taxes critical to operators survival, says Teniola

Olusola Teniola, president of ATCON • 39 Different Taxes, Fees, Levies Too Heavy On Operations • Nigeria Would Have Earned N3t From Implementation Of National Broadband Plan In 2018 President, Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), Olusola Teniola, told ADEYEMI ADEPETUN that hefty taxes imposed on telecoms operators’ need […]

PVC registration/ collection: Nigerians share their experience
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PVC registration/ collection: Nigerians share their experience

INEC personnel at a registration centre PHOTO: INTERNET As the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) finally closed registration of voters yesterday ahead of 2019 elections, Nigerians have been reliving their experiences during the exercise. While some commended INEC for the manner the exercise was carried out, others condemned the Commission’s […]

Amid soaring cost, affordable healthcare still elusive in states
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Amid soaring cost, affordable healthcare still elusive in states

Primary Healthcare in Ondo State The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), established by the Federal Government under Act 35 of 1999, was set up with the objective of making healthcare accessible and affordable to millions of Nigerians. In simple terms, the scheme was established to make healthcare available to Nigerians […]

Thomas: Olokola, Brass LNG Hamstrung by over politicisation of economic decisions
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Thomas: Olokola, Brass LNG Hamstrung by over politicisation of economic decisions

Dada Thomas President, Nigerian Gas Association (NGA), Dada Thomas, in this interview with KINGSLEY JEREMIAH, said sloppy formulation and implementation of policies, as well as, failure to take swift economic decisions contributed to the comatose state of the Brass and Olokola Liquefied Natural Gas projects. Thomas, who is Founder/Chief Executive Officer […]

Brass, Olokola LNG: Succumbing to organised sabotage
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Brass, Olokola LNG: Succumbing to organised sabotage

LNG Plant Nigeria’s natural gas reserve is estimated to be about 192 Trillion Cubic Feet (TCF), and that places the country as ninth largest holder of proven gas in the world. Indeed experts, including the former Director of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) and Lead Consultant to the National […]

There is need for collaboration with government to protect intellectual property says, Adeniji-Adele
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There is need for collaboration with government to protect intellectual property says, Adeniji-Adele

Hakeem Adeniji-Adele, Chief Technology Officer of Microsoft Technology is where the world is going and Nigeria should not be left behind. But the rising cases of piracy and breach of intellectual property are undermining Nigeria’s plan to bridge the technological gaps in the country. Hakeem Adeniji-Adele, Chief Technology Officer of Microsoft speaks to DANIEL ANAZIA on […]

Nigeria’s endless wait for digital broadcasting/ internet television
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Nigeria’s endless wait for digital broadcasting/ internet television

Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta. PHOTO: YouTube The world is in a digital era and the prevailing technological changes have a huge impact on all media forms. Television, which is not an exception, is today facing rapid transition towards Internet-based services. Before now, television was once as […]

Rihanna On British Vogue September 2018 Cover Is A High Fashion Dream Come True
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Rihanna On British Vogue September 2018 Cover Is A High Fashion Dream Come True

Barbadian pop star Rihanna has been unveiled as the cover star for British Vogue’s September issue. Photographed by acclaimed fashion photographer Nick Knight and styled by Vogue’s editor-in-chief Edward Enninful, the singer-songwriter is featured on what is considered the most important issue of the year. Rihanna on British Vogue’s September […]

Nubi: With effective deployment of technology, impact of natural disasters can be mitigated
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Nubi: With effective deployment of technology, impact of natural disasters can be mitigated

Nubi Immediate past Dean, Faculty of Environmental Sciences, University of Lagos, Prof. Timothy Gbenga Nubi, in this interview with GERALDINE AKUTU, said with the advancement in technology, vagaries of nature should not take us unawares. What are the major factors that predispose a state or states to flooding from time […]

Esezobor: Scholarships, bursaries great tools for achieving education for all
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Esezobor: Scholarships, bursaries great tools for achieving education for all

David Esezobor Professor of Extractive Metallurgy and Materials Processing at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Lagos (UNILAG), David Esezobor, in this says if well managed, scholarships and bursaries are sure instruments to facilitate society advancement. He spoke to GBENGA SALAU. Bursaries were used to cushion the effect that financial […]