Public Affairs

Cost of collection – Daily Trust


A recent Daily Trust story highlighted issues regarding the controversial Federal Government financial policy called cost of collection. The report said two agencies, namely Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) alone earned 1.2 trillion naira in ...

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Good for labour – The Nation


Birth of United Labour Congress welcome, but … Perhaps there was good reason for the decision of the Muhammed/Obasanjo administration, a military government, to create a centralised umbrella organisation, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), for Nigerian workers in 1976. Before ...

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Probing NFF’s accounts – Daily Trust


Minister of Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung last week announced the commencement of a probe into the activities of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). This was against the backdrop of reports that the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) had halted ...

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A big price – The Nation


This is what stakeholders have to pay for closure of Abuja airport for six weeks  Finally, the Federal Government has decided to rehabilitate the runway of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. Citizens and international users of the airport must be ...

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A Nation Of Killers – New Telegraph


One of the terrible events that headlined the year 2016, apart from the claimed defeat of Boko Haram and rise in kidnapping, is the administration of jungle justice on alleged offenders in major cities. This is something that happens almost ...

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FG’s N5,000 for the poor – Tribune


The Federal Government has reportedly commenced the implementation of the monthly payment of N5,000 to the poor. This is one of the Social Investment Programmes (SIPs) the All Progressives Congress (APC) promised Nigerians during the campaign for the 2015 general ...

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