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China to take over Zambian international Airport for debt repayment default; neocolonialism?

China to take over Zambian international Airport for debt repayment default; neocolonialism?

Signing a contract with China is like, ascribing to the boiling frog effect; a fable describing a frog being boiled alive slowly. If you drop a frog suddenly into boiling water, it will jump out, but if you put that same frog in a vessel of water and start heating the water gradually, it will




Trump assures US’ election infrastructure security

Washington –United States Secretary of Homeland Security, Kirstjen M. Nielsen, has made known President Donald Trump’s Election Security Executive Order. The Order dated September 12, 2018, is titled Imposing Certain Sanctions in the Event of Foreign Interference in a United States Election: In the Order, the US President gave assurance that the US election infrastructure




Awele Elumelu Joins Global Health Leaders

Geneva, Switzerland – Dr. Awele Elumelu, GAVI Champion for Africa and Founder, Avon Medical Practice, joined other global health leaders at a Photo Exhibition organised by GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance, for increased vaccine coverage in under-immunised nations. The event tagged “Vaccine Heroes” was held on September 10, 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland.‎ Following the announcement made




NDIC Calls for Stronger Ethical Standard in Banking Industry

Abuja, Nigeria – The Managing Director and Chief Executive of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Umaru Ibrahim, has stressed the need for effective collaboration between regulators and operators in the banking system for the establishment of sound ethics and professionalism in the banking industry. He made the call during the courtesy visit by the




Femi Otedola ‘accepts’ Lagos PDP governorship ticket

Businessman, Femi Otedola, has reportedly accepted to become the torchbearer of the Peoples Democratic Party in the Lagos State governorship race in 2019. According to popular celebrity publisher, Dele Momodu, PDP offered Otedola, who is currently on vacation the governorship ticket and he has accepted it. He shared the news on his Twitter handle, @DeleMomodu.




Micro Pension Scheme begins 1st Quarter 2019, says PenCom DG

The Micro Pension Scheme will begin in earnest in the first quarter of 2019, the Director-General, National Pension Commission (PenCom), Mrs Aisha Dahir-Umar, said on Tuesday. Dahir-Umar made the disclosure at the sixth conference organised for pension directors by the commission in Lagos. She said that the scheme was delayed due to hitches encountered in




PenCom recovers N14.76bn outstanding contributions

The acting Director General of the National Pension Commission, Mrs Aisha Dahiru-Umar, says its appointed recovery agent has recovered N14.76 billion outstanding pension contributions and penalties. Dahiru-Umar disclosed this at a one-day interactive session with the organised private sector on “Challenges and Future Outlook of the Pension Reform Act (PRA 2014)” in Lagos on Tuesday.




A History of Donald Trump’s Tasteless Comments about 9/11

In November 2015, he claimed, without evidence, that “thousands and thousands” of Muslims in New Jersey had celebrated the news of the attacks. President Donald Trump on Tuesday commemorated the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks by attending a ceremony in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, the site of the United 93 crash. “Today, all of America




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