Columns

The Prospect of Oil and Gas In Northern Nigeria, By Hannatu Musawa

The new Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kolo Kyari, has committed himself to championing oil exploration in the Northern part of Nigeria, including parts of the South that are yet to be explored. Years ago, when I did a Masters in Oil and Gas…
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Columns

Mobile Phones, Internet and Jobs In Africa (1), By Rafiq Raji

Access to the internet via mobile phones is having a huge economic impact around the world. Because of the ubiquity of mobile phones and their relative affordability, more and more citizens of poor countries are using the internet to avail themselves of the myriad opportunities on the global communication platform.…
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Opinion

UNILAG Crisis: The Devil Is In the Detail, By Banji Ojewale

It has been a game where clearly the hallowed ground of a university we looked up to for inspiration in orientation and management of society and its conflicts and contradictions is itself trapped in the same squalid, if not more, conditions. In the town, we are helplessly ensnared in dystopia,…
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Opinion

The Power of the Office of the Chief of Staff, By Eric Teniola

It was President Olusegun Obasanjo who created the office of the chief of staff and appointed the former military governor of Benue/Plateau State and erstwhile national security adviser, Major General Abdullahi Muhammed, who was then managing director of Toto Press, in Ilorin, to that post, with Ambassador Aderemi Olagoke Esan…
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Opinion

Na’Allah: Newer Heights for An Ebullient and Fecund Academic, By Mahfouz A. Adedimeji

The same zeal with which he worked in KWASU has been brought to his new assignment at the University of Abuja, as he has hit the ground running on assumption of office on Monday, July 1, 2019. There is no doubt the time Professor Na’Allah completes his current University of…
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Columns

Staving Off Regret By Marrying A Righteous And Pious Woman, By Murtadha Gusau

Allah Himself has described those qualities most loved by Him in the Qur'an, and in the Hadiths there are numerous accounts of the virtuous attributes of a pious woman. In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful All praise is due to Allah, Lord of the worlds,…
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Opinion

The Server Controversy and Upcoming Bayelsa and Kogi Elections, By Moshood Isah

Although, this is subject to assent to the new electoral bill, analysts believe that the upcoming Kogi and Bayelsa elections present other opportunities for the Commission to sincerely test run its server ahead of subsequent elections, pending when the electoral bill is signed into law. Barely four months to the…
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Columns

Essential Skills for the Future of Work, By Adetola Salau

Technology has enabled collaboration to go across physical boundaries, and signposts thrilling times ahead. This entails people from across various backgrounds working together, and we need to get our youth ready for this. Working like this would require learning how to form alliances and lead through influence. The important thing…
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Opinion

RUGA: The Fulani Must Not Fight Buhari’s War, By SKC Ogbonnia

...the Fulani masses must not fight the Buhari’s war. Neither the South nor the Middle Belt has a case against the Fulani as people. After all, Nigeria had coexisted peacefully under past Fulani leaders. Similarly, the people of Southern Nigeria and the Middle Belt must equally sheathe their swords. The…
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