Public Affairs

Back to the debt trap? – Leadership

Director-general of the Debt Management Office (DMO) Dr Abraham Nwankwo recently announced that the country’s current public debt portfolio, both domestic and foreign, stood at ...

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On energy from coal – Guardian

The move by some industrialists and electricity generating companies to import coal from South Africa to augment industrial power generation is understandable in view of ...

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Gains of the recent US-African Summit – National Mirror

Between August 4 and 6, 2014, more than 40 African leaders attended a summit in Washington DC presided over by President Barack Obama. The summit, ...

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Equipping our soldiers for terror war – Punch

Soldiers rarely shy away from war; or defy the orders of their commanders to be deployed in the battle front. But this is the order ...

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Enforcing the law against delayed dividends – The Sun

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) recently announced that it would soon begin the en­forcement of the statutory five percent sanction on firms that fail to ...

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Between politics and principle – Nigerian Tribune

One notable feature of Nigerian politics is the frequency at which political actors switch allegiance from one political group to another.   The considerable ease with ...

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Northern elders’ ultimatum on Chibok girls – Punch

The hypocritical ultimatum of the Northern Elders Forum to President Goodluck Jonathan to find the Chibok girls or forget re-election is an opportunistic and provocative ...

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Drain pipe – The Nation

•Demand for 0.5% of budget to fund political parties is outrageous A bizarre demand was made by the political parties at a workshop on the ...

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Nipping Shekau’s caliphate in the bud – Punch

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, appears to have made significant progress towards realising his stated ambition of carving out an “Islamic state” from the present ...

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Promotions and redeployments in the police – The Sun

The Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Suleiman Abba, recently carried out a massive redeployment of police top brass, in a move that involved no ...

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