Yearly Archive: 2015

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Buhari affirms commitment to clean up government

– Plans mass sack of heads of federal departments and agencies   With the dissolution of the governing boards of all federal parastatals, agencies and institutions last Thursday by the government, President Muhammadu Buhari...

Entries open for the 2015 Etisalat Prize for Literature 1

Entries open for the 2015 Etisalat Prize for Literature

Entries are now open for the 2015 Etisalat Prize for Literature,  the first ever Pan African prize celebrating debut African writers of published fiction.   The prize is sponsored by one of Nigeria’s fastest...

Can Buhari fix Nigeria? 0

Can Buhari fix Nigeria?

By Richard Dowden ‘A PART OF ME WISHES THE OLD BUHARI WOULD RE-EMERGE – JUST FOR A COUPLE OF WEEKS. COUNTRYWIDE SWOOPS COULD NET THE BIG MEN AND WHAT MIGHT FALL OUT OF THEIR...

Africa's top bankers celebrated 1

Africa’s top bankers celebrated

Morocco’s Groupe Banque Populaire triumphs as this year’s African Bank of the Year, while Ghana’s Albert Essien, Group CEO of Ecobank wins the award for African Banker of the Year. Ivorian Tidjane Thiam, the...