Public Affairs

ATM queues – The Nation

Sad reminder of the ‘tally number’ banking era  For Nigerians familiar with long queues in the banking halls of yore, the ubiquitous queues at the ...

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Exiting economic recession – The Sun

The recent announcement by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) that Nigeria has exited recession after five consecutive quarters of contraction since the first quarter ...

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National Guard is a misplaced venture – Punch

Confronted with dire security threats, the Nigerian government is, as usual, seeking to compound the problem. The recourse to the establishment of a National Guard ...

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Recession, statistics and ordinary Nigerians – Daily Trust

Last week, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) delivered the country from a year-long hibernation when it declared that the ominous word ‘recession’ has been ...

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Botched FEC, fickle apologia – The Nation

It is bad enough that the cabinet meeting is postponed again, the excuses rankle IT is trite to state that the Presidency is the number ...

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Responding to disasters: Hurricane Harvey example – Punch

Tragic incidents such as the recent Hurricane Harvey that swept through the Southern parts of the United States have once again brought home the fact ...

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Imohimi should crack down on Lagos corrupt cops – Punch

Lagos residents are going through hell in the hands of the police, who have turned the state into a cauldron of extortion. To underline the ...

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Of pilgrims and profligates – The Nation

Despite recession, Nigerian governments spent billions on pilgrimage It is an irony of a most grand and astounding scale: Nigerian governments at both federal and ...

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The resident doctors’ strike – The Sun

Medical services have been disrupted in most tertiary hospitals across the nation since Monday following the indefinite, nationwide industrial action declared by members of the ...

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Buhari and FEC meetings – Punch

President Muhammadu Buhari’s reputation fell further on Tuesday when he shelved the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting for the flimsiest of reasons. According to the ...

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