Public Affairs

Power privatisation: DisCo owners must let go – Punch

Exactly four years since 11 power distribution and six generating firms were handed over to some “private investors,” it is a bleak anniversary, rendered gloomier ...

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On the meeting of Southern governors in Lagos – Vanguard

It is a great irony that while the governors of the 19 states of Northern Nigeria meet regularly to address issues of common interest in ...

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Headaches linger – The Nation

United Nations report says Boko Haram scare still slows down humanitarian work The United Nations is not a body that makes fuss, especially when it ...

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Issues from Southern governors’ forum – Punch

With the central government in Abuja stone deaf to calls for political reform, state governors in the South are forging a united front to force ...

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A welcome development – The Nation

Payment of pension to ex-Biafran police officers though belated, is good  About 400 ex-Biafran police officers from the old Eastern Region (now South-East and South-South), ...

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Revisiting the Malabu oil scam – The Sun

IN his speech at the recent Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Beneficial Ownership Conference in Jakarta, Indonesia, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo revisited one of Nigeria’s most troubling ...

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Forfeiture of accounts without BVN – The Sun

A Federal High Court in Abuja presided over by Justice Nnamdi Dimgba recently caused disquiet among banking stakeholders with its interim order for the forfeiture ...

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Reducing medical tourism – The Nation

Maintenance of hospitals is vital to treating Nigerians at home As Nigeria struggles to come to grips with the troubling phenomenon of rampant medical tourism, stakeholders ...

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Managing flaws in the yams export chain – Vanguard

In June 2017, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr Audu Ogbe, flagged off with fanfare the first batch of 72 tonnes of yams ...

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Health minister’s alarm on kidneys harvest abroad – Punch

From the Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, comes an alarm to Nigerians on the escalation of the illicit trade in organ harvesting in foreign hospitals. ...

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