Bolaji Akinyemi: Nigeria Should Reconsider Membership of International Criminal Court, Multinational Agreements Signed Since 1960

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Nigeria Should Reconsider Membership of International Criminal Court, Multinational Agreements Signed Since 1960 Professor Bolaji Akinyemi, a professor of political science and international affairs, is former director-general of the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, former Minister of External Affairs, and deputy chairman of the 2014 national conference. In this interview with Vincent Obia, Akinyemi says the coming of United States […]

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Africa: Because Nigerians eat parboiled rice most are smuggled across land borders

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The Rice debate in Nigeria is an intense and fierce one by different players who don’t understand the dynamics and only tend to put out emotional arguments not grounded on facts and logic but only aim to score cheap political points. They try to play to the fact that self-sufficiency is a walk in the park and merely requires sloganeering […]

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Aircraft Operators: Why 47 Nigerian Airlines Closed Shop in 30 Years

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Diverse challenges mitigating against the smooth and profitable operations of airline business in Nigeria, have led to the closure of 47 airlines in the last 30 years. Some of the challenges include multiple taxation, policy deviation and policy contradiction by the executive arm of government, and high cost of renting ground space at airports. The Secretary General of Aircraft Operators […]

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GRA Intercepts $18m Gold Bullion At KIA, Ghana

A gold bullion weighing 480 kilogramme valued at $18 million and bound for India and Dubai was at the weekend intercepted at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) by the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA). The bullion was discovered among some 12 boxes being arranged for export to the afore-mentioned destinations by two Indian firms and three Ghanaian […]

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