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Remembering The Forgotten Four Teenagers Heroes  Of June 12

By John Faluyi LAGOS JUNE 16TH (NEWSRANGERS)-As important as this story stands in the history of our nation’s struggle for democracy it is a shame that not many of our teenagers know much about it. There is no better day to put the story out than today the June 12th. On October 25, 1993. Four […]

N40bn Fraud In First Bank: General Ledger ‘Manipulation’ And Internal Control Failures

By Simon Okeke LAGOS JUNE 6TH (NEWSRANGERS)-When the previous CEO of FirstBank resigned abruptly, like a janitor who comes to work and quits the same day, without the months-long notice we typically expect from bank leaders, I sensed something was amiss. I wrote, “I just hope it is well with him and his family as […]

Tinubu: No Silver Lining In 365 Days

By Dan Onwukwe LAGOS MAY 30TH (NEWSRANGERS)-This much is plain truth: Every government in power is judged by the success or failure of the promises it made prior to, and on assumption of office. During the presidential campaigns last year, Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the All Progressives Congress candidate made scores of  promises to Nigerians […]

Tell Me One Item Tinubu Has Not Taxed?

By Femi Adeoti LAGOS MAY 19TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Restlessness and restiveness fit them to the hilt. The perfect words to tag  them. They are always on the move. Only for the wrong reason. Sad. Very quick to point out how they do things in other lands. They would tell us the economic downtown is global. As if […]

Okuama : Soldiers Withdrawal And What Delta Governor Should Do In Circumstance

By  Barr. (Chief) Malcolm Omirhobo LAGOS MAY 16TH (NEWSRANGERS)-I was miffed beyond measure when I watched a press briefing where the Governor of Delta State,.Sheriff Oborevwori was ignorantly or would I say cowardly hailing the FGN and the military high command for their interventions for the withdrawal of Soldiers from the Okuama and a dishonest […]

No Difference Between Pentecostal Pastors And  Politicians

By  Dr  Michael Owhoko LAGOS MARCH 6TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Disparity of roles between ecclesiastics and politicians are generally expected to translate to differences in values, lifestyles and creeds, but this pattern has been disrupted and bridged in Nigeria by materialism.  Moral disconnects,lust and insatiability for money, wealth, fame, influence and power have conspired to bring the men […]

Mr Ibu : The Man Who Made Africa Laugh

LAGOS MARCH 5TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Such was the comic genius of Nigerian actor John Okafor, popularly known as Mr Ibu, that he often didn’t even need to open his mouth to make people laugh. “I was chosen to play a doctor in a film one time and when I came to the set dressed as one, even […]

Political Appointments And The Abysmal Remuneration In Cross River State

LAGOS FEBRUARY 14TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Political appointments in Cross River State, Nigeria, have recently come under scrutiny due to the low remuneration provided to the appointees. Unlike civil service positions, political appointments typically last for a short period of four years, which is why the Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission in it’s wisdom offers high remuneration […]

Throwback:‘Peter Obi Did Not Use Personal Friends, Politicians As Commissioners’

By Treasure Otiti LAGOS DECEMBER 28 (NEWSRANGERS)-About 60% of them were not close to Peter Obi prior to his being the governor and they were not. politicians.  He never met some of them one on one but their competences found them. His Secretary to State Government  Oseloka Obaze, he brought him from UN. He was […]

Why GSK, P&G Exit Nigeria?

By Chukwudi Iwuchukwu LAGOS DECEMBER 11TH (NEWSRANGERS)-At the last count, five multinationals have closed shop and left Nigeria this year alone. They include Unilever, GSK, P&G, Sanofi, and Equinor. Unilever Nigeria exited its home care and skin cleansing categories in Nigeria. Equinox, a Norwegian oil and gas company, sold its oil and gas assets, including […]

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