Saturday, December 4, 2021

FOR THE RECORD

Firmly rooted & and aiming higher: Faith in a time of crisis

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By Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah - Let me first congratulate your Church for two main reasons. First, for the celebration of one hundred- and twenty-years’ anniversary of your Church. This is a great achievement. Although the circumstances of your birth...

What President Buhari told UN General Assembly today

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ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA AT THE GENERAL DEBATE OF THE 76TH SESSION OF UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN NEW YORK, USA  FRIDAY 24TH SEPTEMBER, 2021 Protocols: Mr. President,           Let me, on behalf...

African youth unable to access agri-technologies amid financing gaps

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According to a research released on Thursday in Nairobi to celebrate International Youth Day, the majority of African youth have been unable to access the technologies and innovations needed to help them into agriculture. Heifer International, a global development organization,...

Humanitarian Service and Civil Society Activism as Facilitators of Democracy and Good Governance, By...

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Introduction It is a privilege to be invited to present this birthday lecture in honour of Rev. Fr. Solomon Mfa Ukeyima. I have heard about Fr. Mfa but we only met briefly for the first time this year 2021 when...

Two things happening in the world today are most worrisome – Prof Hagher

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I love being celebrated as a politician. Like all politicians, celebration is the oxygen that fuels our ego and drives our engagement. But as a writer, I am uncomfortable, nervous, and self-conscious, because we are always in the public...

Nation Building in Time of Anomie, By PROF. IYORWUESE HAGHER 

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It is my honor and privilege to be asked to speak to you at this awards ceremony, the fourth in the series of the Asset Newspaper Awards and Lectures. I must first tell the organizers that I don't find...

What the U.S. political transition might mean for Africa generally and its Oil and...

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By JUDE KEARNEY - 2021 could be the beginning of a much needed reset for US relations with Africa and its various countries and regions. To date, most African governments have responded positively to the results of the recent U.S....

Gowon and Corruption: Why Tom Tugendhat should apologise

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By BISHOP MATTHEW HASSAN KUKAH – It is difficult to understand how a Member of the revered British Parliament worth his salt, could have left himself open to ridicule by levelling the unfounded, irrational and bizarre allegations of corruption against...

Africa Leadership: Upturning the Lynch Theory, From Slavery to Liberty (II)

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By IKE NELIAKU 14. The MCIA died because the president’s image was jeopardized and without weighing the implication on the continent, changed its leadership, which failed and became irretrievable until the ministry became defunct. Because I played a key role...

Africa Leadership: Upturning the Lynch Theory, From Slavery to Liberty (1)

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By IKE NELIAKU   Paper Presented to One Africa Initiative (OAI), Friday April 24, 2020   “I greet you here on the bank of the James River in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and twelve (1712). First, I shall...

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Ghana’s Supreme Court rejects African Court ruling on Woyome

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Ghana’s Supreme Court has rejected the order by the African Court of Human and People’s Rights Tanzania, asking it to halt proceedings leading to...

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