Ruling by subterfuge

January 20, 2017

The scenario is well known to Nigerians: meetings are held in the dead of the night and with adequate precaution in order not to give anything away. Plans are made and, in some particular cases, […]

The Gambia… the day after

January 19, 2017

THE Gambian electoral crisis, it will appear, is fast approaching a denouement. This is because, today, which is the constitutionally stipulated date for the handing over of power, the country is in the hands of […]

The zero hunger initiative

January 18, 2017

THE current economic recession amid inflation and unemployment has naturally assured pervasive hunger and its various unpleasant concomitants in the land. These include a restive populace, road rage, social discontent and criminality of all hues. […]

FRCN and the tenure of religious leaders

January 17, 2017

DESPITE the Federal Government’s prompt intervention, the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN) is still mired in the controversy generated  by its ill-advised implementation of the code of Corporate Governance for the Not-For-Profit –Organisations (NFPO) […]

On Tomisin Ogunnubi’s invention

January 16, 2017

ONE unintended consequence of the country’s current economic struggles is that cheering news on other fronts tend to attract marginal coverage in the media. This seems to have been the case with the good news […]

Boko Haram’s consistent attacks

January 13, 2017

ON Wednesday, the Nigerian Army announced that it had recovered the corpses of an officer and 15 soldiers earlier declared missing during the operation to dislodge Boko Haram terrorists from Gashigar area of Borno State […]

Now that Bird Flu is here again

January 12, 2017

ON Monday, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, revealed that over 3.5 million birds are currently infected by the  Avian influenza virus, also known as bird flu, in the country. According […]

Unsustainable petrol price?

January 11, 2017 David

IN  its early days in power, the Muhammadu Buhari administration effected a painful increase in the pump price of fuel from N86.50k to N145 per litre. This naturally caused Nigerians anguish, but the administration called […]

FG’s N5,000 for the poor

January 10, 2017

THE Federal Government has reportedly commenced the implementation of the monthly payment of N5,000 to the poor. This is one of the Social Investment Programmes (SIPs) the All Progressives Congress (APC) promised Nigerians during the […]

Confirming Onnoghen as CJN

January 9, 2017

THE office of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) has been subjected to several prognoses and suspicions of late, arising from the delayed confirmation of the Acting CJN, Justice Walter Nkanu Onnoghen, as the substantive […]

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