Africa: Obasanjo To Chair NANTA 2016 Award, Says Nigeria Not Serious about Tourism

Former Nigerian President and father of the nation’s modern tourism development initiatives, has berated the lack of progressive continuity in government tourism polices, saying the tendency shows that Nigeria is not serious about tourism development as an alternate source of revenue. The visibly worried Nigerian leader who during his tenure gave Nigeria a standalone Ministry of Tourism, Abuja Carnival, Tourism […]

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Africa: Why We Killed Ironsi And Installed Gowon — Jeremiah Useni

Lt. General Jeremiah Useni needs no introduction. The prominent role he played during the reign of late Head of State, Sani Abacha, as Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, is well known. However, there are two things about Jeremiah Useni, who was referred to as ‘Jerry Boy’ at the time. He was indeed a Boy, because he joined the […]

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Nigerians love for imported goods is killing the Naira

By Ben Murray-Bruce Many Nigerians are complaining about the constant fall in the value of the naira and they blame the government. But is the government really to blame? In truth, our insatiable appetite for all things foreign is to blame. No nation can become great if it is clothed, serviced and fed by other nations. It just will not […]

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2016: The Year New Standard Rails Arrive Nigeria

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The Minister of Transportion, Rotimi Amaechi, on Thursday said the federal government would spend an aggregate of N120 billion for its two new standard (guage) railway tracks to be constructed on the Lagos-Kano and Lagos-Calabar rail corridors from its 2016 budget. Making the disclosure after a train ride on the completed 186-kilometre Abuja-Kaduna railway project, from Idu terminus at the […]

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Comedians made so much money under Obasanjo – Ali Baba (Nigerian Comedian)

Atunyota Alleluya Akporobomerere better known by his showbiz moniker, Ali Baba, remains an idol in the fledgling humour industry. The top comedian speaks to LANRE ODUKOYA about the recently concluded music awards, The Headies co-inciding with his show, Ali Baba Spontaneity, his family, turning 50, his work with successive governments among sundry issues. Share our story:

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