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AEMA: Contributing immense values in the African economy

McEva Temofe In 2015 when African Economic Merit Awards (AEMA) was established, we set-up an economic team to look into the problems facing African economy to drive an entrepreneurial chain in establishing individuals to becoming job creators in different sector. The fact is, Africa has the longest and oldest economic history and

Has Boko Haram Become A Money Spinner For The Army Brass?

Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú   Is it possible that the Army brass has turned the Boko Haram insurgency into a full-time money making occupation, wasting the lives of soldiers on the field, while generals make money both in Abuja and the theatre of operations, by not providing the necessary tools and intelligence capacity required

Ojukwu’s Big Shoes: History will honour Gov. Obiano if Bianca is fielded—Intersociety

Emeka Umeagbalasi and Chinwe Umeche Fielding Barr Mrs. Bianca Olivia Odinaka-Onoh Odumegwu-Ojukwu as the Senatorial Candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) for Anambra South Senatorial District and her possible popular emergence as Senator-Elect for the District in the 2019 National Assembly Election in Nigeria will  go down in history as the

Beyond killer robots: how artificial intelligence can improve resilience in cyber space

By Michael Sulmeyer and kathryn Dura Recently, one of us spent a week in China discussing the future of war with a group of American and Chinese academics. Everyone speculated about the role of artificial intelligence (AI), but, surprisingly, many Chinese participants equated AI almost exclusively with armies of killer robots. Popular imagination and

Word Detectives: Science may help finger opinion columnist

Darlene Superville Language detectives say the key clues to who wrote the anonymous New York Times opinion piece slamming President Donald Trump may not be the odd and glimmering “lodestar,” but the itty-bitty words that people usually read right over: “I,” “of” and “but.” And lodestar? That could be a red herring

Amid threats to national security there remains a national interest in the rule of law

Tani A. Molajo, SAN The title of this commentary is inspired by the sanguine affirmation made by Lord Atkin over 70 years ago in his dissenting judgment in Liversidge v. Sir John Anderson & another (1942) AC 266 @ 244, to wit: “In this country, amid the clash of arms, the laws

2019: Nigeria away from the precipe

Jaja Jasper     The 27th of August 2018, marked an ignoble anniversary – 33 years since a brutal military cabal ruling Nigeria with an iron fist was ousted from power by its brothers-in-arms. The failures of leadership the coupists highlighted then, as contained in the speech read by Brigadier Joshua Nimyel Dogonyaro,

Islamic clerics can shift Boko Haram’s ideological narrative

Clerics can tackle the propaganda that drives extremism, and its role in recruiting supporters. By Akinola Olojo Boko Haram factional leader Abubakar Shekau’s jihad in Nigeria has had a devastating impact on the nation. ‘Fight the infidels … and take their souls in order to purify the land,’ Shekau declared in his latest video in July. The