Zion Adeoye on the Importance of The Legal Profession To African Economic Development

Centurion Law Group’s Senior Associate Zion Adeoye is an oil and gas specialist who has focused his career on energy law and finance. He is the Country Relations Lead for South Sudan at Centurion Law Group. He has been a key legal advisor on over 25 oil and gas investments in 12 countries across Sub-Saharan Africa. Zion holds an LLB from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and a BL from the Nigerian Law School. He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association and the Association of Independent Petroleum Negotiators…

I ’ll Create a Knowledge Driven Economy – Ikoli

Chief Anthony George-Ikoli was appointed as the Attorney-General and Commissioner of Justice of Bayelsa State in 2007. In this interview with journalists in Yenagoa, he speaks on his governorship aspiration. The Senior Advocate of Nigeria also explains his feelings and the way forward for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Why are you in the gubernatorial race? I am very passionate to bring in fresh and innovative ideas to change the erstwhile narratives and bring about a rejuvenation of the fortunes of our beloved albeit beleaguered people. I am seriously embarrassed…

Rivers 2019 Poll: Party Disunity At The State Level Was Not What Lost Us The Election – Princewill

Prince Tonye  Princewill one time gubernatorial candidate of Action Congress and Labour Party in Rivers State,  currently a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in this explosive interview throws light on some seemingly knotty issues confronting Nigeria and Nigerians. This great mind commonly referred to as the Prince of Niger Delta Politics proffers solution on how the Rivers APC issue can be solved. Excerpt: After the 2019 elections where the APC was excluded in Rivers state, are there efforts to carry out a comprehensive reconciliation among members and where does…

How to Revive the Cotton, Garment and Textile Industry – Haggai CEO

Mr. Paul Maduakor, Haggai CEO, an indigenous textile manufacturer By Theresa Moses Mr. Paul Maduakor, Haggai CEO, an indigenous textile manufacturer base in Lagos has come out to appreciate the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele’s effort in revamping the Cotton, Garment and Textile (CGT) sector through inauguration of the Textile Revival and Implementation Committee (TRIC).   Haggai Sports Wear is the off – shoot of zenith sports limited. The brain child of Mr. Maduakor, whose passion for high quality sportswear delved into the birth of Haggai in 2015, having…

I Don’t Believe Fayemi Will Cede Ekiti Land to the Fulani’s – King Ogoga of Ikere -Ekiti

The Ogoga of Ikere Ekiti,Oba Adejimi Alagbado As the residents look forward to a better Ekiti from the incoming government of the victorious Dr. Fayemi, In this interview with Sesan Awobiye,the Ogoga of Ikere Ekiti,Oba Adejimi Alagbado talks about the Ekiti State Elrction , speaks on some of the people’s expectations, vote-buying practices that allegedly characterized the election, Fulani herdsmen troubles, and promotion of Yoruba culture and tradition. The Ekiti gubernatorial election As a traditional ruler, I’m father to everybody. All political persons, politicians, are under the umbrella of the…

Uduaghan’s Defection To APC Is To Seek Protection From EFCC’s Hammer- Bishop Nmalagu

Bishop Greatman Nmalagu, Executive Assistant on Religious Matters, to the Governor of Delta State, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, and Director of Media, Association of Anioma Bishops in this interview with journalists recently, frowned seriously on the defection of the former Governor of Delta State to All Progressive Congress (APC), he described such action as an ungrateful act from the former Governor of Delta State, who attained every position in power through the support of every member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) where he has benefited immensely. The man…

INTERVIEW: Niger Delta Dialogue Promotes Peace in Niger Delta – Nkoyo

Amb. Nkoyo Toyo, Co-Facilitator,Niger Delta Dialogue Following the 16-Point Agenda presented to President Muhammadu Buhari by PANDEF, the Pan Niger Delta Forum, on November 1, 2016, the Federal Government, through its Inter-Ministerial Committee, presented a Strategic Implementation Work Plan (SIWP) to the Council on Niger Delta in September, 2017. The document aims to be the basis for developmental activities in the Niger Delta to address the concerns of the people of the Niger Delta. At this juncture, the Niger Delta Dialogue (NDD), a nongovernmental organisation initiates an interactive session for…

INTERVIEW: Akpabio in 2014 Called those in APC Housekeepers, Now He had Become a Housekeeper – Prof Oyovbaire

The Chairman of the Governing council of Delta State University, and, Chairman, Delta State Advisory and Conflict Resolution Committee, Professor Sam Oyoibare who recently clocked 77 years, spoke with Some Reporters in Orerokpe. During the Interview he bared his mind on issues that bothered on the Nigerian society, politics and governance. He talked on the happenings in the national assembly, defection of Senator Godswill Akpabio, the understanding of the Africans About the presidential type of government, internal democracy in the PDP, and Okowa’s government. By Emmanuel Enebeli Question: What is…

Why We Are The Original APC; Not a Faction – Galadima

Alhaji Buba Galadima By Olalekan Bilesanmi The National Chairman of the Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC), Alhaji Buba Galadima, in this interview, speaks on why the formation of his group was inevitable. Your announcement concerning the formation of Reformed APC triggered a huge reaction in the polity. Why this move coming now and what is are your goals? Let me establish my credentials. I was the National Secretary of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change, one of the three parties, together with the nPDP and a  faction of APGA, that…

Clarion Gets Its Timing Right With ICE Africa, Argues Hollywoodbets Chief Operating Officer

As South Africa’s premier betting brand employing in excess of 4,700 people and with more than 80 retail stores, Hollywoodbets understands all facets of the African market. The brand’s Chief Operating Officer Rowan Cross has heralded the importance of this year’s ICE Africa (24/25 October, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg) explaining the nuances of doing business, the burgeoning technology market and why even the landscape sets Africa apart as the continent to watch in 2018. Why do you think Clarion thought it’s time to launch the ICE brand in Africa and…