Public Affairs

Parliament: Release Electoral Bill now – Punch

Disagreements between the National Assembly and President Muhammadu Buhari, provoked by amendments to the Electoral Act, seem to have ended with the former’s correction of ...

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How the 36 states can be viable – Punch

A new report on the fiscal health of the country’s 36 states released by BudgIT, a civic advocacy group, reveals anew how governors failed to ...

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Boon to mortgage – The Nation

The new policy reducing equity deposits while seeking mortgage should boost home ownership and housing delivery The cheery news came from Gombe, via the 7th ...

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Road accidents must be reduced – The Sun

The myth or legend of the “…ember months” is probably just a Nigerian superstition, but yearly between September and December an unusually high number of ...

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Making sense of the wage increase – Punch

A two-week ultimatum by labour unions to the Federal Government to announce a new minimum wage refocused attention on workers’ pay and the precarious financial ...

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Recovery of pension deductions – The Nation

Sure way to avoid relapse into the old era More than 14 years after the country transited into the Contributory Pension Scheme, there are increasing ...

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Between EFCC and HSBC – Tribune

Until the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) decided to focus on it following a media report, very few Nigerians had heard about the report ...

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NASS, this recess is very costly – Daily Trust

The National Assembly has been on recess for nearly two months now and from all indications, its members will seek further postponement of their resumption ...

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Abuja earth tremors and matters arising – Thisday

There is need for proper monitoring of all earthquake-prone zones in the country The recent outbreak of multiple earth tremors in some parts of Abuja ...

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Flooding: Coping with nature’s rage – Punch

In a season in which natural disasters have been wreaking havoc across the Americas and Asia, Nigeria has not been without her share of nature’s ...

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