Author: NanNews Nigeria

Writing is not a threat, if you must thrive you must learn to reduce the fustration and struggle you associate with it. Follow the steps to cognitive development and find expressions through writing. Remember, you have a voice and deserve to be heard.“Writing is not my thing?”, this is probably the statement of an average Nigerian student who has been given an essay or a creative piece to compose. What’s the big deal with writing anyway? Isn’t it easy to simply compose a post like “Just dey play” and attract massive attention and likes on social media? Why the annoying…

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She said she could not ascertain the exact amount and the number of notes printed noting that she did not want to give a wrong figure, and her response triggered a rowdy session as several members were miffed by her statement.If there is a trend in governance that is most commonly shared among political leaders across the world, it is unarguable that making mistakes in the implementation of initiated policies and programmes, and these slip-ups have no doubt made the Nigerian landscape littered with thousands of failed Public Infrastructural projects, many of them costing the government billions of naira and…

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An important function of leadership is that of succession planning. In the family, in the cooperate world and in the political spheres it is essential. But the Nigerian political leaders think only in terms of self perpetuation and when that is not possible, they would install their children or a puppet that they can remote control because they need someone who will cover up the mess they usually leave behind. As I reflect ruefully on Nigerian’s perennial political imbroglio, my mind dwells on what Chinua Achebe of blessed memory once said about what he considered to be the problem of…

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While the visitors made up of journalists and other members of specialized groups were trying to internalize, as well as compare notes as it affects the above claims, SSENA Coordinator, again dished another set of reasons as to why the group is rooting for PDP as a party and Atiku/Okowa as their President and Vice Presidential candidates respectively.The venue of the event was lavishly decorated with different cultural regalia to impress, and it did impress. The event which commenced at about 11.a.m at a location in Warri, Delta state saw all present culturally kitted in their numbers; men and women…

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The judge, Justice Muhammad Nasir-Yunusa, held that the position of law according to the provisions of section 36(2)(a)(b) of 1999 Constitution as amended says a defendant must be given adequate time and facility to defend himself.The absence of a Defence Counsel on Monday, stalled the arraignment of business mogul, Abdulsalam Abdulkarim-Zaura, before a Kano Federal High Court over alleged 1.3 million dollars fraud. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) filed a charge of criminal conspiracy and obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of 1.3 million dollars against Abdulkarim-Zaura.When the case came up for arraignment, the EFCC Counsel,…

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Upon mentioning the matter on Monday, Alison-Madueke’s counsel, Oluchi Uche, told Justice Ekwo that they were just been served by the EFFC on Friday and they would need time to respond to the counter affidavit.Former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke, has prayed a Federal High Court, Abuja to vacate an order granted to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for final forfeiture of her seized assets. Alison-Madueke, in an originating motion, sought an order extending the time within which to seek leave to apply to the court for an order to set aside the EFCC’s public notice…

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Some market women and petty traders from the area, Ijeoma Okoronkwo, and Ijeoma Emmanuel, among others complained about the challenges facing them, which include, blocking of bank account numbers, difficulty to access bank officials for transactions due to crowds in their banks, high charges by POS agents for cash swapping, unavailability of bank accounts, among others.The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, the weekend took its cash swapping and sensitization exercise on the new banknotes to traditional rulers, communities and markets across Ebonyi State. The exercise took place at the Eke Okosi Okwu market in Ohaozara, Afo Eneagu Market in Onicha…

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“It should be noted that the Service has ordered its Commands and Formations to further ensure that all persons and groups engaged in the illegal sale of the notes are identified. Therefore, anyone with useful information relating to this is encouraged to pass the same to the relevant authorities”.The Department of State Services, DSS, has arrested some members of an organised syndicate selling the new Naira notes in parts of the country. Although the DSS did not disclose the names and locations of the suspects, the agency said in a statement on Monday that some commercial bank officials were aiding…

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Another unending problem lies under the umbrella of “those that owns the means of land, labor and capital also owns the means of production, massively contributed to the current economic situation or sabotage. Since Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) announce it decision to change the current N200, N500 and N1,000 Naira currency denominations to new currency, the central bank governor Godwin Emefiele has revealed that the apex banks has given a-lot of cash to Nigerian commercial banks. With all this the new currency currently in circulation is less in demands, with less publicity on how to solve all this problems.In…

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It is for this same reason that Nigerians must now reject APC at the centre and around the country.  Unless you truly hate yourself or you are a masochist, it is obvious that the same treatment that was applied to PDP in 2015 must now apply to APC.With less than one month to Nigeria’s general election, one political party ought not to be on the ballot at all.  That is the ruling All Progressives Congress. If dignity was of any concern to APC or if it had any sense of character or shame whatsoever, it would have called or written…

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