Public Affairs

BPE and non-performing firms – Thisday

The restructuring of wilting privatised enterprises and services is in order Perhaps because the overall success of many of the privatised public firms remains in ...

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Deploying FTZs for exports, job creation – Punch

As Nigeria struggles to reshape its economy, investors were reminded at the close of 2017 of the immense potential offered by the Free Trade Zones. ...

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It’s ineptitude – The Nation

Dead appointees, duplication of names are pointers to institutional rot Governance is a rigorous process, not a tea party. More so, the presidency ought to ...

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The standards of private universities – Thisday

The universities are necessary, but they should be made to satisfy certain criteria With the recent approval by the Federal Executive Council of six additional ...

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Museveni rises to tenure elongation bait – Punch

Once again, an African leader desperate to elongate his tenure in office has succeeded in tinkering with the constitution to ensure that his sit-tight ambition ...

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Withdrawal of $1bn, abuse of ECA – Punch

The decision to withdraw $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account to fund the perennial war against insurgency raises some fundamental questions about the state ...

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Bad debtors’ question – The Nation

Bankers’ Committee’s step to make debtors pay is good, but it must be enforced With the three licensed Credit Bureaux currently in operation, it remains ...

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Morocco and the ECOWAS bid – Thisday

Nigeria’s national interest should determine our position On November 9, 2017, the House of Representatives organised a public hearing on the question of Morocco’s admission-in-principle ...

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National Assembly’s interference in graft-related matters – Punch

Accustomed to joining the fray in anti-graft matters, the Senate, on December 21, took on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over its arrest of ...

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Troubling market – The Nation

The stock market continues to bleed; NSE must do more It is indeed not the best of times for the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). The ...

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