Public Affairs

Ayade’s N1.3trn budget – The Nation

How feasible? Budget watchers would have to keep an especial tab on Cross River State in the 2018 fiscal year. The reason is that the ...

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Return of $321m Abacha loot – The Sun

After many years of legal tussles and protracted negotiations, the Swiss authorities have finally signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Nigerian government to ...

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Reviving textile industry for economic growth – Punch

The travails of Nigeria’s textile industry were rehashed recently at a seminar organised by the Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research, Ibadan. For a ...

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Fashola: Tolling old roads is wrong – Punch

The Federal Government’s decision to reintroduce tolls on federal highways to raise funds for road maintenance is a wrong approach to solving a multifaceted problem. ...

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National screening for common cancers – The Sun

We commend the Federal Government’s plan to commence nationwide screening for common cancers, especially those of the cervix, breast and prostate. The free cancer screening exercise ...

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Turai’s abandoned cancer centre – The Nation

Government and the ex-first lady should explore ways of redeeming it for public good The International Cancer Centre (ICC) in Abuja, conceived by former first ...

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Buhari: Act on #EndSARS campaign now – Punch

Subjected to intimidation, abuse and oppression, Nigerians have launched a campaign to end police brutality. Using the hashtag, #EndSARS, the campaign began online last weekend ...

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Ordeal of the Ikoyi whistle-blower – Thisday

Government must do more to rekindle public trust in the whistle-blowing policy The controversy surrounding the reward to the whistle-blower who instigated the process that ...

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Good news – The Nation

We are happy that the anti-corruption cases monitoring committee has swung into action The news that the Corruption and Financial Crimes Cases Trials Monitoring Committee ...

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LG reforms: Flushing out redundant staff – Punch

The placement of public good above partisan interest is a rare attribute of governance in Nigeria. But a few public office holders occasionally demonstrate this ...

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