Public Affairs

Wallowing in darkness despite costly reforms – New Telegraph

One hundred and two million Nigerians representing 60 percent of the 170 million populace are yet to be unconnected to the national grid, 30 million ...

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NBC’s draconian stance on live broadcasts – Punch

Last month’s directive of the National Broadcasting Commission demanding notification from radio and television organisations before airing live political programmes is a throwback to the ...

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Leave Army Land Alone – Leadership

A recent report indicated that the Nigerian Army top brass had shared out lands purportedly reserved for the building of barracks and offices and converted ...

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Making states accountable for public funds – THE CITIZEN

Recent figures released by Dr.Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, minister of finance and the coordinating minister of the economy show that top 10 revenue allocations to states amounted ...

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Chibok tragedy and the African child – Thisday

As we celebrate the Day of the African Child across the continent today, those in authority in our country must reflect on the travails of ...

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Unwarranted assault on the media – National Mirror

Nigerians woke up on Friday June 6, 2014, to the creeping reality that the nation’s press was under siege when there were no vendors on ...

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Taxing Churches, Mosques – Leadership

While discussing the report of the Committee on Religion, delegates to the ongoing National Conference overwhelmingly voted that religious bodies in the country should pay ...

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Nigeria’s high HIV/AIDS prevalence rate – Punch

Apart from being an indictment of the country’s already discredited health care delivery system, the recent disclosure that Nigeria has lost ground in the handling ...

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Against Militarisation of the Polity – Thisday

An increasing siege on the Nigerian polity and society by the army has become evident in the last couple of weeks. The ostensible reason is ...

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Military siege on the press – The Sun

In the last one week, Nigeria has experienced a throwback to the dark, sad days under the jackboots of its Armed Forces, as soldiers, acting ...

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