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How MKO Abiola reconciled with Chief Awolowo after eating a bowl of eba in his house and other stories, By Chief Olusegun Osoba

  *Chief Osoba* Chief Obafemi Awolowo was at home one sultry day in the mid-80s when he was informed that an unlikely visitor had come to visit him. *Chief Awolowo* When he was told it was Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, his archenemy, so to speak, Awolowo was stunned. It sounded like an April Fools’ Day joke, but he decided ... Read More »

Senate President Lawan Appoints DCoS, SA Media, Others

Senate President Lawan Appoints DCoS, SA Media, Others

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has approved the appointments of Karage Mohammed Mamman and Ola Awoniyi as his Deputy Chief of Staff and Special Adviser on Media respectively. This was contained in a statement issued today by the Special Assistant to the  Senate President on Media and Publicity, Mohammed Isa. Other appointments approved by the Senate President, according to the statement ... Read More »

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and humans in Customer experience (CX) – not an either/or situation, By Merijn te Booij

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and humans in Customer experience (CX) – not an either/or situation, By Merijn te Booij

  “In the customer journey, artificial intelligence is not set to replace human engagement, but rather to enhance and underpin it.” AI is by far the biggest hype I have seen in my career, and for good reason. It could revolutionise customer experience at a time when experience and service are the final frontier in differentiation. In the entire digital ... Read More »

Opinion: Why You Gain Nothing From Ethnic Bias,  By Professor Pat Utomi

Opinion: Why You Gain Nothing From Ethnic Bias, By Professor Pat Utomi

*Prof Utomi* I’m a Christian from Niger Delta, but most of the things I’ve ever achieved occurred through the help of non-Christians and non-Niger Deltans. I was actually looking for a way to get a banking license for a wealthy Nigerian so I approached one Fulani prince whom I’ve never met before. After telling him my mission, he told me ... Read More »

Buhari’s Aide Calls Obasanjo ‘Childish, Immature’ For Making Letter Public

Buhari’s Aide Calls Obasanjo ‘Childish, Immature’ For Making Letter Public

Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), one of the aides of President Muhammadu Buhari has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo as ‘childish and immature’ for making his letter to the president public. In the open letter released by his media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, Obasanjo had expressed worry over the high level of insecurity in the country under the leadership of President Buhari. ... Read More »

Ogun Govt. to partner Chinese company in repositioning agriculture- Gov Abiodun

Ogun Govt. to partner Chinese company in repositioning agriculture- Gov Abiodun

  The Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has disclosed that Plans were underway to have a Chinese company invest in the agricultural sector of the state through the Public Private Partnership Program. Prince Abiodun who made this known in his office in Oke-Mosan, when he received a team from the Africa Development bank who were on 3 day visit ... Read More »

NCC remits N51.3b to Fed Government in first quarter of  2019

NCC remits N51.3b to Fed Government in first quarter of 2019

  *Prof Danbatta* The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has remitted N51.3 billion to the Federal Government’s Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF) in the first quarter of 2019. The remittance, according to the Executive Vice Chairman (EVC/CEO), NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, is in compliance with the Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2007 (FRA 2007).  The payment represents “Payment on Account” in respect ... Read More »

Bauchi Governor gets endorsement of State Assembly to appoint ten special advisers

Bauchi Governor gets endorsement of State Assembly to appoint ten special advisers

    *Gov Mohammed* Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala A. Mohammed has received approval of the State House of Assembly to appoint ten Special Advisers. This information was contained in a press statement by the governor’s spokesman, Dr Ladan Salihu who added that the approval was given at the sitting of the lawmakers on Monday. *Dr Salihu* Dr. Salihu added ... Read More »

Trending miniature drone not part of Nigerian Army’s military arsenal – Army

Trending miniature drone not part of Nigerian Army’s military arsenal – Army

  “Apart from questioning the motive of this mischievous falsehood, it is imperative to state that the Nigerian military has far more sophisticated UAV and equipment than what the medium is broadcasting.” PRESS RELEASE UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE VIDEO CLIP NOT PART OF NIGERIAN MILITARY’S INVENTORY The attention of the Nigerian Army has been drawn to a video clip-containing photograph of ... Read More »