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The poor needs insurance more

NAICOM Building     The popularly held notion is that insurance is for the high ups or the upper class in the society. This notion is rife in Nigeria, compounding the acceptance challenge being faced by the insurance industry in the country, where poverty rate has remained astronomically high, like ...

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2015 electoral violence: APC dedicates Appeal Courts victory to the Adube family, others

  APC     The Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, has  dedicated its overwhelming victory at the Courts of Appeal in the past two days to the Chief Christopher Adube family and others killed before, during and after the 2015 general elections in Rivers State. The APC ...

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How Ambode saved my life-Alfred Ilenre

Mr Alfred Ilenre   …Says I Am Back on My Feet   Renowned activist and Chairman of the June 12 Coalition of Democratic Formations, Mr Alfred Ilenre on Tuesday lauded the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode for his timely intervention to save his health condition. Ilenre who was ...

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Fashola: How the rejected stone became the cornerstone

  Mr. Babatunde Fashola     “This is the stone which was rejected by you builders, which has become the chief cornerstone.” Perhaps this biblical verse from the New Testament, offers an apt summation of the circumstances culminating in the nomination and subsequent swearing in of the immediate past Governor ...

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Fashola brings the Lagos impact to the centre

Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN)     Politics is not a game for the feint of heart. This truism has been reiterated in various shapes and forms. American politics is one of the most brutal. Nobody comes out of it with his reputation intact. Your political adversaries will pound at ...

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Nigeria’s Economic Priorities – What Buhari Needs to Do

Muhammadu Buhari       Nigeria is at a tipping point. Although it has recorded impressive GDP growth in recent years, this growth needs to be inclusive to be sustainable. Now that Muhammadu Buhari has been declared the winner of the recent presidential election in Nigeria, he will have to ...

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You Are Special: Life and teaching of Pa Joseph Adeleye Obutu

Late Pa Joseph Adeleye       My earliest memory of my father is a bit foggy: rather like a camera trying to focus on its subject. I can barely make out a guy that was always trying to tell me something by mouth when we are alone or through ...

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9 in 10 Nigerians express support for laws to restrict and regulate smoking- NOIPolls

Latest weekly poll results released by NOIPolls Limited has revealed that majority of Nigerians (84%) believe that tobacco smoking has become highly predominant in Nigeria; indicating that this high predominance is observed mainly amongst males (88%) between the ages of 18 to 25 years (47%) and 26 to 40 years ...

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PDP says insurgency sponsored to stop Jonathan, applauds him for being undaunted

After a careful examination of the trend and character of the spate of insurgency and sectarian violence in the country, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP has submitted that these acts of terrorism were being sponsored by unpatriotic elements whose aim is to discredit the person, office and administration of President ...

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Why I don’t want to be one of the 100 great Nigerians

By Wole Soyinka– The sheer weight of indignation and revulsion of most of Nigerian humanity at the recent Boko Haram atrocity in Yobe is most likely to have overwhelmed a tiny footnote to that outrage, small indeed, but of an inversely proportionate significance. This was the name of the hospital ...

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