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Oniha: New Era Begins At DMO

By Abimbola Johnson …. Ms. Patience Oniha, DG, Debt Management Office, Nigeria The economy of Nigeria is set to be exposed to a fresh chapter of growth and development that

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Do You Live In The World’s Laziest Country?

US scientists have amassed “planetary-scale” data from people’s smartphones to see how active we really are. The Stanford University analysis of 68 million days’ worth of minute-by-minute data showed the

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Daddy, I’ll Be A Pilot!’ And He Was Only 4 Years Old

By Femi Adesina Be careful what you dream about, it may well come to pass. Oluwatobi is my firstborn, “my might, and the beginning of my strength.” One day, when

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Why Migration From West Africa May Start To slow – THE ECONOMIST

FOR 165 Senegalese, the journey of a lifetime ended in a fluorescent-lit, green-carpeted barn at the edge of Dakar’s international airport. Dressed uniformly in new white sneakers and hoodies reading

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Has The Time Now Come For Internet Voting?

The use of internet – or electronic – voting in elections is growing. But there are still plenty of concerns about reliability, safety and privacy. Will electing your government via

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FG Savings Bond: Opening Up The Capital Market For Ordinary Nigerians

By Abimbola Johnson If you are an ordinary Nigerian looking for where to invest your little savings, just approach any stock broker in the country and ask whether they are

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A Change In Diet May Have Helped Our Brains Get So Big

There are bones hidden away in almost every cupboard in many of the rooms of New York University’s primatology department, and James Higham is keen to explain to me what they can

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Commemorating World Water Day 2017

By Suleiman Haruna One of the most challenging human needs is that of water, it is everywhere but seems never available or enough for use. Water has been on the

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OPEC’s Rebalancing Act

In November 2014, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) decided to maintain output despite a perceived global glut of oil. The result was a steep decline in price. Two

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Drinking Water Could Be Criminalized For Millions In Africa’s Most Populous City

It’s a bitter irony not lost on its residents: Lagos, Nigeria, is surrounded by an abundance of water, but millions of inhabitants in Africa’s most populous city can’t drink it. The

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