Public Affairs

Making CBN’s policy rescue of textile industry work – Punch

Nigeria’s moribund textile industry has received a boost in a Central Bank of Nigeria policy measure, restricting the sale of foreign exchange to importers of ...

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Police lynching, sign of descent into anarchy – Punch

A dreadful incident in which a senior police officer only just escaped being lynched while on official duty has once again highlighted the dire security ...

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The rip-off by oil marketers – Tribune

In a moment of supposed candour, the Director, Weight and Measures Department in the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr Muhammad Sidi, recently ...

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Imperatives of a living wage – Leadership

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, hit the nail on the head when he asserted that Nigerian workers deserve to be paid ...

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Now that elections are over – Punch

Expectations that the 2019 general election will herald a new democratic era might have been dashed. Last weekend’s governorship and state House of Assembly elections ...

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Mass failure in WASSCE – Daily Trust

For the second time since the West African Examinations Council [WAEC] introduced its January examination in 2018, it recorded mass failure in the 2019 West ...

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Checking the sea piracy challenge – The Sun

The recent report by the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) that Nigeria is one of the countries affected by global pirates’ attacks on vessels is worrisome. ...

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Debts, insolvency driving states to bankruptcy – Punch

After the euphoria of Saturday’s governorship elections, the winners will confront the grim reality of managing insolvent states. Just how precarious the finances of the ...

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Forex restriction and the revival of ailing textile industry – The Sun

The decision of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to place immediate restriction on the sale of foreign exchange (FX) to importers of textile and ...

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Plight of Kano foreign students – Leadership

A recent report exposed the plight of 14 students of Kano State origin who are studying on government scholarship in India. In that report, the ...

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