Public Affairs

Criminalising secret recruitment – The Nation

This is not the solution. What is required is enforcement of extant laws A bill to criminalise secret recruitment into the federal civil service and ...

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Of VCs and Nigerian graduates – Thisday

Many vice-chancellors are implicated in the steady decline in university education The Association of Vice Chancellors of Nigerian Universities (AVCNU) recently decried what it considers ...

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Beyond Aso Rock clinical deficit – Thisday

There is urgent need to overhaul the nation’s health facilities At their best, power elite all over the world are known for one thing: enlightened ...

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The proposed $5.5bn loan – Tribune

President Muhammadu Buhari’s letter to the National Assembly seeking approval for a $3 billion external loan to re-finance maturing domestic debts and the issuance of ...

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Obaseki, arrest Edo’s ugly security challenges – Punch

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, is frenetic about the rising insecurity in his domain with his recent resolve to visit those who matter in Abuja ...

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Aso Clinic without syringe – The Nation

Current state of the clinic belittles the country The first lady, Aisha Buhari, has upbraided the management of State House Clinic for not having basic ...

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NNPC: The challenge of transparency – Thisday

The NNPC’s contract scandal offers another opportunity to reform the corporation Even if the belated response of Mr. Maikanti Baru to the leaked memo containing ...

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FG’s railway modernisation plan: Vague and confused – Punch

In keeping with Nigeria’s colonial railway heritage, it is not surprising that the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has invoked a plan to revive rail ...

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Containing spread of Boko Haram mayhem – Punch

The revelation recently of a foiled Boko Haram attack in Ondo State essentially captures the resilience of the Islamist terrorists in the face of an ...

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All that yammering – The Nation

Nigeria’s recent attempt to ship yam tubers ends up in a fiasco Such tasks as moving goods – all manner of goods – from one ...

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