Aisha Buhari and that BBC interview


By Reuben Abati   Public communication is one of the most delicate challenges that people in public life face, either in the corporate or the public sector.  Many people suddenly find themselves in high places, and they become a source of ...

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Nigeria at 56

Nigeria map - green and white

By Reuben Abati   As Nigeria marks its 56th Independence Anniversary, very few Nigerians would expect any form of celebration or excitement.  Independence from colonial rule in 1960 has brought the country so much to be cheerful about, but 56 years ...

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Gov. Ugwuanyi’s reforms in ENSUBEB


Little may be known of the fact that the Enugu State Governor, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi is carrying out unprecedented and far-reaching reforms in the state’s Universal Basic Education Board (ENSUBEB) aimed at improving the standard of education in the ...

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The true meaning of recession


By Reuben Abati There have been interesting arguments over Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun’s observation that “recession is just a word”, and NAN MD,  Bayo Onanuga claiming that reports of hardship in the land is exaggerated propaganda. I think we ...

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