Public Affairs

Is the NHIS boss above the law? – Thisday

Usman Yusuf should not be subjected to different standards We state unequivocally that the attitude of the embattled Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance ...

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Averting looming energy crisis – Daily Trust

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Ibe Kachikwu recently lamented over an impending energy crisis for the country, and cautioned that the only respite lies ...

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Again, killer policemen? – The Nation

Policemen who killed Akapson must not be shielded from justice When 31-year-old Anita Akapson, relation of a former finance minister, Nenadi Usman, returned to Nigeria ...

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Buhari’s Executive Order No 8 – Tribune

On the face of it, the latest Federal Government Executive Order (008) on the regularisation of offshore assets would appear to be a step in ...

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Punish those who ruined Skye Bank – Punch

Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, was on target recently when she ordered regulators to identify and sanction individuals that ran Skye Bank Plc aground. This ...

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Nigeria’s regime of sacred cows – Tribune

No nation survives by promoting sacred cows, but Nigeria’s cows are sacred—and very literally so. Minister of Transport, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has been quoted as ...

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Those rejected bills – The Nation

That 15 bills are affected tells a lot about how our lawmakers and the presidency work The Senate has come back from a longish recess ...

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Brutal murder of Hauwa Liman – Daily Trust

Shock, consternation and outrage together gripped Nigeria on October 15 when Boko Hara’s Mamman Nur faction, which goes by the name Islamic State West Africa ...

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15% budget allocation to education? – Daily Trust

It is most regrettable that N86 billion earmarked by the federal government for the Universal Basic Education [UBE] scheme has not been utilised. This is ...

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Executive Order 6 – The Nation

Matters arising from the controversial policy The implementation of the Executive Order 6, issued by President Muhammadu Buhari, has generated a lot of controversies. A ...

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