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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Herdsmen attacks as a national issue


The big question begging for an answer in the public domain since the precarious incident of the herdsmen attacks on communities and innocent citizens of the country is whether the heinous acts should be categorised as a state or national ...

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