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Stella Oduah

Unpaid Debt: AMCON Takes Over Senator Stella Oduah’s Assets

Hon. Justice M.S. Hassan of the Federal High Court Lagos Division has granted an injunction against Sea Petroleum Oil & Gas Limited, whose chief promoter is former Minister of Aviation, Senator Princess Stella Oduah-Ogiemwonyi on the application of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON). Princess Oduah-Ogiemwonyi, a serving member of the 8th Senate of the




Markets

Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former finance minister of Nigeria, during a panel discussion at the annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative in New York, U.S., on September 19, 2016.

China-style state-led growth won’t work in Africa, former Nigeria finance minister warns

• As ties between China and African countries continue to strengthen, former Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has warned that Beijing-style economic governance will not work for Africa. • Corruption could result from increased government intervention in business, she said. • In her view, Nigeria’s “vibrant private sector” does not lend itself to state-led development.




Tech

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Tech Companies Are Ruining America’s Image

The United States has become identified with the global internet economy — for better and worse. Not long ago, Americans used to worry — constantly and loudly — about what their country’s main cultural export was and what it said about them. In the 1990s, after the Iron Curtain came down, many Americans wondered whether




Politics

U.S. President Donald Trump and Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari arrive for a joint press conference in the Rose Garden of the White House on April 30, 2018. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

An Arms Deal Won’t Heal What Ails Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria’s president is trying to prove he can get from Washington what his predecessor couldn’t, but it might not be enough to get him re-elected. The septuagenarian presidents of Nigeria and the United States held a much-publicized meeting at the White House on April 30. The two countries are trying to patch things up after




Life

Mallam Adamu Adamu, Minister of Education

Teacher Quality, Curriculum Key To Successful Education System – Minister

ADAMU Adamu, Minister of Education, ‎says the success of any education system is hinged on the quality of teachers, the curriculum and the delivery method‎. Adamu said this in his address at the ‎ 7th Teaching and Learning in Africa Conference and 9th Roundtable organised by the Africa Federation of Teaching Regulatory Authorities (AFTRA) in




Opinion

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That VoA documentary on Boko Haram

By Alexander Ekemenah I was browsing on the Internet on Friday, April 13, 2018, in my office just to pass time when I stumbled on a VOA documentary on Boko Haram titled Journey from Evil. It was a 54:57 minute documentary. (Boko Haram: Journey from Evil https://projects.voanews.com/boko-haram-journey-from-evil/) I had earlier watched Al Jazeera’s documentaries titled




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