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Stella Oduah

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

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

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.


Udoma inaugurates Joint Planning Committee of NES 24

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma on Friday, in Abuja, inaugurated the Joint Planning Committee (JPC) of the 24th edition of the Nigeria Economic Summit, with a mandate to deliver a Summit that will not only meet the expected outcomes but continue the work of placing the economy on a


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

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


FG holds Open Day for ERGP Focus Labs

The Ministry of Budget and National Planning will be organising an Open Day on Tuesday 15th May 2018 to mark the end of the first phase of the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) Focus Labs. The event slated for the International Conference Centre in Abuja will be flagged off by the Vice President, Prof.


Increasing Number Of Political Parties Not Problem – INEC

THE Independent National Electoral commission (INEC) says the increasing number of registered political parties is not a challenge to it or the electoral process of the country. Mr Aminu Idris, Director, Election and Party Monitoring, INEC, gave the assurance at the Debate on “Increasing number of political parties in Nigeria and access to ballot in


Treat Naira with care, CBN urges Nigerians

THE Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has once again called on Nigerians to handle the Naira with care, as it was a symbol of the nation’s identity and pride. The Deputy Governor, Corporate Services Directorate, Edward Adamu, reiterated this on Tuesday in Abuja at CBN’s 2018 International Museum Day celebrations. He said the CBN housed

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

Alex Okoh

FG Reforms 140 Public Enterprises In 30 Years – BPE

THE Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) and its predecessor, Technical Committee on Privatisation and Commercialisation (TCPC), have reformed over 140 public enterprises in 30 years. The Director-General of BPE, Mr Alex Okoh, disclosed this at the inauguration of the Stakeholder Engagement Committee of the National Council on Privatisation (NCP) on Tuesday in Abuja. The News