Public Affairs

The task force on food prices – Thisday

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Fixing prices by government fiat does not work The Federal Executive Council recently constituted among itself a “Food Security Task Force’’ to address the rising prices of consumables. “Government is quite concerned about the rising cost of food items and ...

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Funding the universities – Thisday


Government and other stakeholders must think fresh ways of funding public universities The gates of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology were opened to students recently after some eight months of closure. The university was shut down last June due to ...

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SSS operatives assault of FGGC teachers – Punch


Some bad-tempered operatives of the State Security Service are giving the organisation a bad name. These agents recently stormed the Federal Government Girls’ College, Calabar, Cross River State, over a disciplinary issue concerning a pupil and her teacher. Without justification, ...

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Averting the next bailout – The Nation


The problem is not funds per se; government must make the business environment friendly Nothing exemplifies the dilemma facing the Federal Government than its latest round of lifelines to the two beleaguered but key sectors of textile/garment and aviation. We ...

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