Daily Archives: October 1, 2020

Charting path for women’s financial inclusion

Despite women’s widely acknowledged role in ensuring inclusive economic growth, they still lack access to financial services. But, at the just-concluded United Nations General Assembly, the Centre for Health Sciences Training, Research and Development (CHESTRAD), an international non-profit organisation, held a side event to discuss various ways to ensure financial …

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Olele: Fostering Nigeria-U.S. economic partnership

The Chief Executive Officer/Executive Secretary, American Business Council, Mrs. Margaret Obiageli Olele, has brought her strength in relationship building and management to bear on her job of promoting trade and investment opportunities between Nigeria and the United States. The value added to Nigeria’s economic output, investment and jobs by about …

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Moving Nigeria forward

Tribune OnlineMoving Nigeria forward NIGERIA is a canvass of conflicting and colliding counter-narratives. A narrative of disrepair and dilapidation occupies one hand: a country where only dysfunction functions in a nauseatingly familiar fable. Two packs a punch on the other hand with home, heart and hope weaving a taut narrative …

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Rep disputes N9.3m monthly pay claim

By Tony Akowe, Abuja Two members of the House of Representatives, Simon Karu and Ossai Nicholas Ossai, have disagreed on the monthly emoluments of House members. Karu said each member goes home with N9.3 million, but Ossai said it is not true. Karu said the N9.3m includes the monthly salary …

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The Message in retrospect!

FEMI ABBAS    TODAY’S article was originally scheduled for publication in this column,  last Friday, September 25, 2020. That would have marked the 14th year of the commencement of ‘The Message’ column in ‘The Nation’ newspaper in 2006. But because of the well known instability of the circumstances of life, …

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Nigerians urged to uplift the less privileged

Our Reporter   ISLAMIC Medical Association of Nigeria (IMAN), Lagos State chapter, has urged Nigerians to channel part of their resources to charity to uplift the less privileged. The group said the economic crisis during the pandemic provides an opportunity for rich organisations and individuals to assist the poor. Speaking …

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FG lauds CAN’s roles in nation building

The Federal Government on Sunday in Abuja applauded the roles played by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), toward the spiritual and physical development of the country. Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo gave the commendation at an Inter-denominational Thanksgiving Service to mark Nigeria’s 60 years of Independence. Also read: Northeast …

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Should Nigerians celebrate independence?

Tribune OnlineShould Nigerians celebrate independence? NIGERIA recently celebrated its 60th Independence Day and going by the situation of things in the country, in terms of insecurity, increase in fuel and electricity prices, which will add to the economic burden of Nigeria, there is need to ask if the anniversary was …

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