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Rebranding UNILAG To Moshood Abiola University To Cost N1Bn – Wise Or Foolish?

Since President Goodluck announced that the University of Lagos (UNILAG) be renamed after Late M.K.O Abiola at a live Democracy day broadcast, the students of UNILAG have expressed their unhappiness with this move with protests.   Since the announcements were made yesterday, students of the university have been protesting against the move by Goodluck. The…

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“Africa’s Richest Man” Aliko Dangote To Spend $7.5 Billion To Expand Operations In A Range Of Sectors

Nigerian billionaire, Aliko Dangote said his conglomerate needs to spend $7.5 billion over the next four years to expand operations in a range of sectors.Dangote who was recently featured on the cover of the May 2012 issue of the African edition of International business magazine – Forbes with cover tag “Africa’s Richest Man – Aliko…

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The Future Of Nigerian Education Is Bleak Unless The Government And All Stakeholders Take Action

Some leading academics, entrepreneurs and politicians, yesterday, dissected the Nigerian education sector and came away with a heart-rending view: the future of education in the country is bleak unless the government and all stakeholders do the needful to halt the spiralling decay.     From left: Chief Yemi Ogunbiyi, Chairman, Tanus Communications Limited and Tanus…

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An Analysis Of Ibori And The Futility Of Public-Office Theft

 Tuesday’s prison sentence of ex Delta State governor James Ibori also comes along with forfeiture of assets such as a house in Hampstead, north London, for £2.2m; A property in Shaftesbury, Dorset (£311,000); a £3.2m mansion in Sandton, near Johannesburg, South Africa; a fleet of armoured Range Rovers valued at £600,000; A £120,000 Bentley Continental…

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Tackling The Electricity Issue: Federal Government To Build Two Emergency Power Plants In Lagos State

  The Federal Government on Monday said it would build two emergency power plants in Lagos to ensure adequate power supply in the state. An Electricity Power Plant President Goodluck Jonathan said this at the opening of the 6th Lagos Economic Summit tagged, “Ehingbeti 2012“.   Jonathan also pledged the resolve of the Federal Government…

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