More Airports In Whose Interest – Thisday

More airports in whose interest – Thisday

It does not make economic sense to build new airports The decision by the federal government to build airports in Anambra, Benue, Ekiti, Nasarawa, and the Ebonyi States while taking over the ones in Kebbi, Osubi, Dutse, and the Gombe States raises serious questions. The Federal Aviation Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) is already managing 26 airports of which only six records above 5,000 aircraft movement in a year. All the others depend on these six to stay afloat. The question, therefore, is: In a period of lean resources when the…

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NCC: Phone Subscribers Increased By 54.2 Million In Five Years

Reason NCC Suspends Sale, Registration Of New SIM Cards

The National Communications Commission (NCC) said active phone subscribers in Nigeria grew by 54.2 million in the last five years. NCC’s Executive Vice Chairman, Umar Danbatta, said this when he led the commission’s board of commissioners on a visit to the Emir of Bichi, Nasir Ado-Bayero, in Kano as part of NCC 2020 Board Retreat. Danbatta pointed out that in the last five years, the NCC management had built on earlier successes recorded, noting that broadband penetration moved from six percent to over 45.43 percent. He disclosed this in a…

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Yuletide 2020: Enugu Governor, Ugwuanyi Offers Free Transport To Returning Indigenes

Gov. Ugwuanyi, No going back on rural development in Enugu State

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has approved free transportation for indigenes of the state who reside in other parts of the country and intend to return home to celebrate the festive season with their loved ones. The governor’s approval was contained in a statement by the Managing Director of Enugu State Transport Company (ENTRACO), Mr. Bob Itanyi. Mr. Itanyi stated that the free transportation, which has been an annual exercise of Gov. Ugwuanyi’s administration, was in keeping with its avowed commitment to the wellbeing of the citizens of the…

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Naira Sinks Against Pound, Euro

CBN depreciates Naira to N410.25 at the I&E

The naira tumbled to 620 against the British pound sterling at the parallel market on Thursday, even as the euro rose to N565. The naira fell by 2.1 percent against the pound from 607 on Wednesday, and by 1.4 percent against the euro from 560. The local currency was, however, stable against the dollar at the parallel market as it traded at 478/$1. It dropped from 475/$1 on Tuesday to 478/$1 on Wednesday. In the Investors’ and Exporters’ forex window, the naira firmed to 385.50 against the greenback on Thursday…

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A Sex Worker Says She Earns $35,000 A Month

A sex worker Says She Earns $35,000 A Month

Quinn Finite, stage name says she’s earning $35,000 a month thanks to the US Army’s thirsty tweets going viral “The largest US military installation,” an OnlyFans adult-content creator said to herself on October 22, moments after one of her Twitter posts went viral. The sex worker, who asked that we referred to her by her stage name, “Quinn Finite,” was in the car with her boyfriend when she started receiving hundreds of alerts after the official Twitter account for Fort Bragg, the home of the US Army’s Airborne and Special…

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Ooni Of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Announces The Arrival Of His New Prince

Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, announced the arrival of His New Prince

…the Heir To The Throne Of Oduduwa Is Born… Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, officially inform the general public that The Almighty Olodumare has blessed the House Oduduwa with a Crown Prince His wife Yeyeluwa, Olori Silekunola Naomi Ogunwusi gave birth to a bouncing baby boy in the early hours of this morning, Wednesday 18th November 2020. Mother and child are in perfect condition. The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, announced that his queen, Olori Silekunola Ogunwusi, said the mother and child are fine. A statement by Ooni’s spokesman Moses Olafare…

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Numerous Law Suits Slowing Down Bayelsa’s Development – Duba

Numerous law suits slowing down Bayelsa’s development – Duba

The Bayelsa State Commissioner for Information, Orientation and Strategy, Mr. Ayibaina Duba, has bemoaned the series of litigations against the state government, saying such court cases will not help the quest to build a united and prosperous state. Duba, who spoke after the State Executive Council meeting, said numerous litigations against the Governor Douye Diri administration were intended to distract and slow down the wheel of development in the state. He said, “We want to recognize the constitutional rights of 45 nebulous coalitions of NGOs to sue the Bayelsa State…

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Diego Maradona, Mesmerizing Soccer Star And Argentine Legend, Dies At 60

Diego Maradona, Mesmerizing Soccer Star And Argentine Legend, Dies At 60

 …  Marradon Life’s of Birth,  Football,  Drugs, and Prostitutes According to Argentine legend, Diego Maradona emerged from the womb on Oct. 30, 1960, kicking. If so, it was surely with his left foot the one seemingly touched by God, the one that scored the bulk of his 258 career goals and helped deliver the 1986 World Cup to Argentina with a performance as brilliant and controversial as his life. That life came to an end on Nov. 25, 2020, when he died at age 60 at his home in Buenos…

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Did Gowon Loot The CBN, Did Gowon Steal Half Of CBN

Did Gowon Loot The CBN, Did Gowon Steal Half Of CBN

British MP, Tom Tugendhat in a speech in Parliament on Monday attacked Nigerian leaders of corruption. He specifically singled out General Yakubu Gowon for stealing half of Nigeria’s Central Bank of Nigeria, when he moved to the UK in exile after his overthrow on 29 July 1975. Although Tugendhat said a lot of other things, in support of Nigerian youth and excoriation of the leaders in visiting violence on them. He praised Chinua Achebe’s novel Things Fall Apart and even called it ‘the greatest book in English’. But none of…

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Danbatta Underscores Economic Diversification, Ethical Leadership As Solution To Nigeria’s Economic Crisis

Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has underscored the centrality of economic diversification

The Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has underscored the centrality of economic diversification and ethical leadership at all levels of government as a panacea to the current economic headwinds in Nigeria. Danbatta stated this when he delivered a paper titled: “Ethical   Leadership as an Instrument for National Sustainability in the Post-Oil Nigerian Economy. A Public Sector Perspective” at a  two-day hybrid (online and onsite) Annual Directors Conference (ADC) organized by the Institute of Directors (IoD), Nigeria earlier this week, where he also…

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