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July, 2016

  • 24 July

    LEADERSHIP: SETTING THE PACE

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    At the end of President Clinton’s tenure, one major thing people remembered was that his leadership brought America into an era of prosperity and peace with the world. Sir Winston Churchill was known as a Prime Minister who saw Great Britain through the times of war. President George was one …

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  • 23 July

    THE PRESIDENT’S MIGHTY HAND

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    During one of those days when the burial rites of Emeka Ojukwu was being celebrated and echoes of the civil war were resonated within me. I asked myself one question; what if during those times of police action and eventual civil war Yakubu Gowon and Emeka Ojukwu were actually communicating …

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  • 22 July

    THE GUARDIAN HOLDS ITS FIRST ECONOMIC TAX FORUM SERIES

      Nigeria’s most credible and trusted newspaper brand, The Guardian has extended its offerings with the introduction of Guardian Conferences and Masterclasses to its existing newspaper structure in a bid to diversify and extend its reach in to new markets. According to Lady Maiden Ibru, Chairman of The Guardian Newspapers …

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  • 22 July

    SPAR Gifts Outstanding Pupils At School’s Graduation Ceremony In Calabar

      In line with its quest to give to its host communities, SPAR Hypermarket has presented Gift Vouchers to Outstanding Pupils of the Access Group of Schools Calabar, Cross River State. The Hypermarket was present at the 16th Graduation ceremony of the School where a total of 15 Pupils comprising …

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  • 21 July

    PDP PLOT TO RIG ELECTION -IMO APC

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    As the re-run election for the Okigwe Senatorial Seat and eight local government areas in Imo State, Nigeria draws closer, the All Progressives Congress in the state has raised an alarm over the plan of the Peoples Democratic Party to rig the election. The election is scheduled to hold on …

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  • 21 July

    ZENITH BANK WINS MOST CUSTOMER-FOCUSED BANK

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    According to a survey carried out by KPMG, Zenith Bank has been rated as the most customer-focused bank in the 2016 Annual Banking Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) with a total points of 74.6 in the retail banking category. This feat was also achieved by the bank in 2013 and 2014. …

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  • 19 July

    THE CLOAK OF IMMUNITY

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    Government officials are important personalities, who, owing to the value of the duties they perform, which are essential and beneficial to society, ought not be distracted or inhibited from fulfilling their function as an integral part of the community. Hence, one of the means of blocking these channels of distractions or inhibitions …

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  • 19 July

    NELSON MANDELA DAY: GATES FOUNDATION TO INVEST $5 BILLION IN AFRICA

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    In celebration of this year’s International Mandela Day which comes up every July 18 (the birth day of Nelson Mandela) the Gates Foundation is set to invest five billion dollars in the African continent to help youths who are affected by health epidemics like malaria, AIDS, Zika Virus and Ebola. …

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  • 18 July

    AS THE WORLD CELEBRATES MADIBA ONCE AGAIN

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    July 18, a unique day it is, one that is recognised by the United Nations because of the life and times of the man that was born on that day. I am sure many more people were born on this day as Nelson Mandela and probably within the same generation …

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  • 16 July

    OSINBAJO TO ATTEND AU SUMMIT IN RWANDA

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    The Vice-President of Nigeria Prof. Yemi Osinbajo is to lead a Nigerian delegation and also represent President Muhammadu Buhari to the African Union Summit formerly opening on Sunday, 17th July in Kigali, Rwanda. This was made known by a statement issued by his spokesman, Laolu Akande. He is to attend …

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  • 12 July

    UNDERSTANDING CHANGE

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    I must apologise for writing on this cliché in Nigeria called change but it’s too ubiquitous too ignore; it’s on the radio, we see it in the newspaper and when PHCN eventfully supply our sockets with electricity, we dust our TV sets and turn them on and still hear change …

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  • 10 July

    SHADES OF FEMINISTS

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    A quick disclaimer will be good for such a piece and with this kind of topic; in fact I want to admit to be a feminist but a selective one. I leave you to decipher what I mean but looking for clarification on the selective part, feel free to buzz …

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  • 7 July

    [REVIEW] A TIME OUT AT THE PLATFORM ABUJA 2

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    The first piece can be found HERE Oby Ezekwesili Nigeria dashes your hope and raises your hope, but hope is inexhaustible. Governments don’t exist just for existence sake, they exist for purpose. Governments combine social, economic and political systems to solve problems. Incentives drive the strength of individuals. Poverty reduction …

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  • 7 July

    BREAKING NEWS: UMAR SHINKAFI IS DEAD

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    A former Presidential aspirant and Director of the National Security Organization in the Third Republic is dead. Based on family sources he died in London hospital yesterday. He was 79 and his death came after a protracted illness. Funeral rights are expected to take place at the Sultan Bello Mosque …

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  • 6 July

    SPONSORED POST: ACQUIRE AFFORDABLE HOUSES WITH WEALTH HOMES PROPERTIES & SERVICES LTD

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    The desire to own a home or property stretches to everybody despite social class and status and for people in Abuja it is even a far-reaching desire seeing how the city is developing rapidly. People want affordable houses, quality service delivery, pre-contract and post-contract services that is satisfying and much …

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  • 6 July

    PETERSIDE: BEWARE OF FRAUDSTERS

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    With the news that the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has contacted a private firm to recruit for them, the Director-General of NIMASA, Mr. Dakuku Peterside has said that the agency is not carrying out any recruitment presently. He said this while advising the public not to be deceived by …

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  • 6 July

    AfDB LAUNCHES NEW TOOL TO KEEP TAB OF PROJECTS

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    The African Development just launched an online tool that the public can use to see snapshots of projects carried out by the bank and how they are transforming African economies. The tool which is called “Map Africa 2.0” will serve as an interactive portal to show the bank’s impact and …

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  • 6 July

    THE DETAILS IN THE STORY OF SINGAPORE

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    Lee Kuan Yew in recalling one of his visits to the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China in 1976 said he noticed spittoons in the meeting rooms. These were used for spitting basically. Later in 1978 he hosted Deng Xiaoping and spittoons were placed next to him but …

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  • 5 July

    GIANT OF AFRICA?

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    Nigeria for as long as Africa became conscious of her sovereignty after colonialism has been described as the giant of Africa. In the past this made Nigerians beam with contagious smiles, today it seems rather embarrassing. The term African’s giant as applied to Nigeria connotes magnificence in terms of population and economy, since both …

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  • 4 July

    OBAMA THE NIGHT GUY

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    “I’ll probably read briefing papers or do paperwork or write stuff until about 11:30 p.m., and then I usually have about a half-hour to read before I go to bed, about midnight, 12:30 a.m., sometimes a little later.”  –OBAMA (told Jon Meacham, the editor in chief of Newsweek, in 2009) We …

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  • 4 July

    CHINA TO CRACK DOWN ON SOCIAL MEDIA NEWS

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    China internet regulators are set to start a campaign against news that are taken from social media sites. This according to them will reduce fake news and spreading of rumours. From a statement by the Cyberspace Administration of China, no online media is allowed to take news from social media …

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  • 3 July

    A LETTER FROM A MAN WHOSE WIFE HAS REFUSED TO WORK TO HIS WIFE

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    I remember the thrill of first seeing you at law school orientation. You were radiant in a sea of dour, nervous faces. It quickly became clear that you were kind, down-to-earth, engaging, loyal to family and friends. By graduation, we were inseparable. We took the bar exam and were married. …

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  • 3 July

    NICOLAS SARKOZY SET TO RETURN FOR FRENCH PRESIDENCY

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    Former French presidency has announced his desire to run for the French Presidency in 2017. Sarkozy who is presently the head of the conservative party is also set to step down in order to pave way for the return bid. He declared this during the meeting of the  France’s Les …

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  • 2 July

    AS METUH BECOMES AN ANTI-CORRUPTION CRUSADER

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    I don’t know if am the only one that noticed, after regaining his freedom from Kuje prisons, the outgoing spokesman of the People’s Democratic Party was hardly heard criticizing the government of the day. This is unlike the times when the corruption fight had not reached his direction and now …

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  • 1 July

    THE EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATURE: A CASE OF DIVERGENT POLITICAL VIEWS

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    At the wake of President Buhari’s presidency and ascendancy to the throne of world’s most populous black nation, I did a piece on the needed skills he (President Buhari) will require to have a near hitch-free tenure as President. Politics is such that it involves a clutter of views and …

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June, 2016

  • 29 June

    BREXIT VOTE, SELF-DETERMINATION AND THE NIGERIAN SITUATION

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    The news making the rounds for this week ending is the exit of United Kingdom from the European Union and there have been reactions from various quarters on what will be the resultant effect. There has been one of migration, economic effects on various economies and a day after the …

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  • 25 June

    Exodus Opens In Port-Harcourt

      It is the grand opening of EXODUS this Sunday, 26th June at 2 Prince Edeh Close, off Abacha road, GRA Phase 3, Port Harcourt, River State. Don’t miss multiple award winner Adekunle Gold performing live with Mr Robinson band, and Arinze baba for lots of laughter. It promises to …

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  • 24 June

    The WizKid And Sheyi Shay SAGA. Watch Complete Video Of What Sheyi Actually Said!!!

    Welcome to Eureka Magazine Welcome to Eureka Magazine 2016-04-04 Emeka D. Azubuike Rate this post 0 0 Follow User Rating: Be the first one !

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  • 24 June

    DAVID CAMERON’S RESIGNATION SPEECH

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    Over 33 million people from England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Gibraltar have all had their say. We should be proud of the fact that in these islands we trust the people with these big decisions. We not only have a parliamentary democracy, but on questions about the arrangements for …

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  • 24 June

    KACHIKWU- AMAECHI ISSUE: A LESSON LEARNT

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    We are told of the brawl that ensued between the Minster of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu and the Minister for Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi on the siting and construction of the Maritime University meant for the Niger Delta Region. This piece is not to justify on who was wrong …

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