Muhammadu Buhari: Two years after (2)

AFTER an election has been conducted and a government formed, it is required that such a government should, in practical terms, cater for every citizen and section of the country. Whoever becomes president is regarded […]

Muhammadu Buhari: Two years after (1)

TODAY, the Muhammadu Buhari administration clocks two years in office. There is apparently no better time than now to make a definitive statement about the Buhari government because, by this time next year, as it […]

The police and the Benin driver

THE outrage over the inhuman treatment meted out to a commercial bus driver, Kester Edun, by some policemen in Benin, Edo State, recently is yet to abate. Many can still not fathom what could have […]

The increased NASS budget

THE report that the National Assembly, in its consideration of the 2017 Federal Government budget, has decided to increase the estimates for its running from N115 billion to N125 billion raises fundamental issues with the […]

Who signs the budget?

THE mild controversy over how the 2017 Federal Government budget recently passed by the National Assembly is to be signed and assented to reflects the growing lack of coordination in the processes of the Federal […]

The non-payment of N-Power volunteers

WHILE the intention that gave rise to the institution of the N-Power scheme by the Federal Government is noble and laudable, same cannot be said of its implementation. The scheme is a proof of the […]

The open-air rape in Lagos secondary schools

THE country recently received a jolt when the news broke about how some male senior school students of Ireti Grammar School, Ikoyi, Lagos State who had just finished their final-year examination targeted and sexually assaulted […]

The open-air rape in Lagos secondary schools

THE country recently received a jolt when the news broke about how some male senior school students of Ireti Grammar School, Ikoyi, Lagos State who had just finished their final-year examination targeted and sexually assaulted […]

The disclosure of the NASS budget

LAST week, in fulfillment of the pledge made by Senate President Bukola Saraki that the details of the expenditure plans of the eighth assembly would be made available for Nigerians with the passage of the […]

Of agriculture varsities and the Agriculture Ministry

THE Federal Government’s decision to return three Federal Universities of Agriculture, formerly under the auspices of the National Universities Commission (NUC), to the Ministry of Agriculture, is neither supported by logic nor reason, and should […]

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