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The House And The Effective Oversight Of Pension Fund Administration

The tasking issue of pension fund administration and its attendant challenges has been on the front burner of legislative discourse and deliberation for quite some time as the National Assembly has taken proactive steps to settle those burning issues once and for all through the instrumentality of legislation, resolutions and over sighting of the vast pension regime. The Pension Reform Act of […]

London fire: A tale of two tower blocks

By Charles Beatle, Tripoli London is increasingly becoming a city of high-rise living. There are more than 700 tower blocks, ranging from brand new luxury developments to the post-war council-owned buildings seen as a quick-fix to cure problems caused by crumbling and unsanitary 19th Century hovels. About 8% of Londoners now live in tower blocks. Some flats are bought for millions, others are relatively lowcost social […]

Australia Halts Tension Soaked Syria Airstrikes

Australia announced it has temporarily suspended airstrikes by its forces in Syria. The move comes days after a U.S. fighter jet shot down a Syrian jet, and Syrian ally Russia responded by threatening to treat planes from a U.S.-led coalition operating in the skies over Syria as targets. By George Michael, New York Australia is […]

What next for Saif al-Islam Gaddafi?

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi is reported to have been freed from jail in Libya after six years. So what next for the son of Col Muammar Gaddafi, who once appeared poised to succeed his father as leader of the North African country? By Charles Beatle, Tripoli According to the militia brigade that captured and has detained him since 2011, as […]

Governor Umahi: Building A Modern State out of Nothing

Although Ebonyi State is not financially buoyant like some other states in the federation, Governor Dave Umahi has resolved to create a fertile environment for commerce and industry to thrive in the State. His determination is to kick-start the state’s economic development. Our correspondent recounts the master-plan on road management and other developmental projects embarked upon by the administration, […]

CBN: Public Enlightenment is it

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) continued its sensitization program across the nation to the banking public based on their rights as customers of financial institution, and its various intervention policies targeted at stimulating economic growth and wellbeing of the Nigerian citizen. This time it was the turn of Lagos banking customers. By Paschal Emeka This is […]

Giving Voice to the Deaf and Dumb

Communicating with the deaf and dumb may be a herculean task especially where there is no interpreter. IPAS in collaboration with Australian Aid recently seeks ways of giving voice to those with this form of disability in the society. By Reuben Nwankwo IPAS country director in partnership with Australian Aid has advocated that at least one sign language interpreter should […]

NITDA, EFCC Forge Alliance against Corruption

The Present administration has prioritized the fight against corruption and to do justice to this fight, some of the key agencies of government are stopping at nothing in tackling corruption. The latest agencies to partner in order to add bite to the anti-corruption fight are NITDA and EFCC. By Paschal Emeka The National Information Technology Development Agency, (NITDA) and the Economic […]