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Banks Recapitalisation: What’s in it For Us?

By Dayo Omoogun Enhancement of banks’ capital base or restructuring of banks’ capital which is more popularly known in social parlance as bank recapitalization has become topical once again in the last few months ever since the Central Bank of Nigeria first hinted at it November last year and finally announced its decision to compel new capitalisation benchmarks for banks …

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PHC in Oyediran Village Aground for Over 8 Years as Residents Bemoan

Residents of Oyediran village in Osun State have, for over eight long years, been enduring life without access to healthcare, as the once-functioning Oyediran Primary Health Centre remains deserted, forcing them to travel long distances for medical services and putting their lives at risk, reports Noah Aderoju, who was on a sight visit to the PHC. In the words of …

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Charting Nigeria’s Future: Learning From History to Forge a New Path

An African adage says we must look at where we are coming from in order to get to where we are going. This means that to chart a successful course, we must learn from history. This is the case of Nigeria today. Myriads of problems confronting Nigeria and subsequent governments either sincere or not have tried to protect solutions but …

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How Omoku-Egbema Multi-billion Naira Road Project Remains Uncompleted

Awarding and re-awarding of contracts to fix the Omoku-Egbema Road in Ogba-Egbema-Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State has become a yearly recurrent expenditure to various contractors under new state governors. Currently, for the umpteenth time, this same road has been awarded to a new contractor, and just as ever, works on it never gets completed despite its huge budgeted …

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Dear Pastor, What Can We Do About Mohbad?

By Kingsley Obom-Egbulem Man of God, There is a Mohbad in your youth church about drifting off, perhaps to Marlian Records. He really needs to “blow”. And he wants to do so through his art. The lure is strong and enticing,sir. Can you stop the Marlians (and their likes) from baiting him with juicy music contracts and eventually snuffing out …

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