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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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Shaping Our Tomorrow: South-South Economic Summit 2012

The 2nd South-South Economic Summit holds from 26th to 28th April, 2012 with the theme: Development, Investment and Security. The primary aim of the summit is to showcase the rich investment potentials of the South–South region of the country, thereby attracting new investors as well as servicing existing investments.   The South-South states are: Bayelsa,…

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Mariam Aloma – May Soon Be Nigeria’s First Female Chief Justice Of Nigeria Come July 16

A female Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Mariam Aloma, has been nominated to replace Justice Dahiru Musdapher as the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, come July 16 when Musdapher will retire. However, her appointment is subject to ratification by the Presidency.     Justice Mariam AlomaThis came as Justice Musdapher, yesterday, debunked insinuations that…

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Oshiomhole’s Multi-Billion Naira Mansion: We Stand On Our Story- THEWILL

THEWILL is an online news service founded in October 2009 by journalist/publisher, Austyn Ogannah, an advocate for good governance and promoter of change in Nigeria and Africa.   THEWILL had on Sunday 15th May 2012, published the story (and pictures) of the ongoing construction of a multi-billion naira edifice, belonging to governor of Edo State,…

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Goodluck Jonathan, Sarah Burton, Viola Davis & Fatou Bensouda In TIME 100 Most Influential People In The World

TIME, a U.S based magazine that covers everything in politics, Business, technology, health and science and style has published its important 100 most influential people in the world.     Nigeria’s democratically elected president Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan has been named as one of the most influential people.According to the magazine, the people on this…

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