Public Affairs

Bombing menace – The Nation

• Recent Kano and Jos examples expand what was thought to be a shrinking circle of violence Under no circumstance would this paper have contemplated ...

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Confab position on local government – Punch

As deliberations at the National Conference gather momentum, the recommendation of the Committee on Political Restructuring that local government administration and funding be left in ...

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Constitutional backing for power rotation – The Sun

Members of the National Confer­ence Committee on Political Reforms and Forms of Govern­ment recently recommended the inclusion of power rotation or the zon­ing of political ...

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Government’s funding of federal polytechnics – National Mirror

The Federal Government, through its Ministry of Education, recently said it did not have funds to pay the arrears of allowances owed polytechnic lecturers, who ...

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Reign of terror: A challenge to state governments – Punch

In a show of criminal defiance, about 60 armed robbers recently raided eight streets in one night in Mushin, Lagos State, Nigeria’s commercial capital. By ...

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Zero tolerance for corruption – Guardian

When Ehud Olmert, one-time Israeli Prime Minister was convicted and sentenced to six years imprisonment the other day for taking bribes while he was the ...

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Unending fuel subsidy removal mantra – National Mirror

The controversy about the removal or not of fuel subsidy is on again. Some stakeholders, probably acting for the powers that be, raked it up ...

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North-East elders waffle on insecurity – Punch

  At a time the entire world is in mourning over the missing 276 schoolgirls abducted at Chibok, Borno State, in April, some prominent Nigerians ...

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Industrial development: the Israeli example – THE CITIZEN

The development of the spirit of entrepreneurship and the right policy climate are the two critical factors underlying President Goodluck Jonathan’s pursuit of industrialisation and ...

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Still Waiting for the Budget – THISDAY

The delay in signing the appropriation bill is hurting the economy We are in the fifth month of the year yet the 2014 Budget has ...

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