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Happy New Year

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Happy New Year

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Africa’s Digital Economic Future is Bright

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Africa’s Digital Economic Future is Bright

By Esosa AihieAfrica’s Internet economy has the potential to reach 5.2% of its gross domestic product (GDP) by 2025, contributing nearly $180 billion to its economy and a projected potential contribution could reach $712 billion by 2050 – Google IFC report. The digital economy can change the course of Africa’s history. Covid-19 presents further opportunities for Africa’s digital startups to drive innovation in fast growing economic sectors –  fintech, edtech, telemedicine, e-healthcare, e-media and entertainment,...

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Arts, Culture and Tourism Values in Edo State – the Untapped Wealth

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By Dr Philip Orumwense CBE DBA FCIPS (First published – November 2017) Arts, Culture and Tourism values in Edo State – the Untapped Wealth Dr Philip Orumwense DBA, FCIPS (November 2017) Context: This lecture looks at Edo State’s Arts, Culture and Tourism values from the perspective of an outsider but informed from the point of view of an insider. By this I mean that the lecture examines this perspective from the view of a potential patron of our arts, culture and tourism and in so doing, it seeks to identify the opportunities,...

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Dr Philip Orumwense awarded a CBE in the Queen’s 2020 Honours List🇬🇧🇳🇬💫

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Dr Philip Orumwense awarded a CBE in the Queen’s 2020 Honours List🇬🇧🇳🇬💫

By Esosa Aihie Dr Ighayezomo Philip Orunwmense, becomes a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) as he is honoured by the Queen in her 2020 Birthday Honours List.  Dr Ighayezomo Philip Orumwense. IT Commercial Director, Highways England. Formerly head of Applications, Programmes and Platforms, Commercial Directorate, Department for Work and Pensions. For public service (Solihull, West Midlands).  Dr Ighayezomo Philip Orunwmense said on becoming a CBE,  “it is humbling to be so recognised and honoured in this year’s Queen’s...

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Nigeria: Reflection (Part one)

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Nigeria: Reflection (Part one)

By Kede Aihie As Nigeria celebrate its 60th independence anniversary, a lot of issues in the past six decades, require reflection. When the union jack was lowered for the last time before mid night on 1st October 1960 and replaced with a new Nigerian flag (green white green). There was high optimism, for a new, peaceful and prosperous Nigeria. Nigeria was poised to lead Africa in *commerce, trade and politics.* This optimism was cut short, six years later, by Nigeria’s first military coup d’état, on 15 January 1966, led by Major...

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