Editorial: Resolving the knotty issues in varsities

Adamu Adamu, Nigerian Minister for Education As you read this the universities in the country would have been shut down for one full month. On November 5, 2018, the Academic Staff of Universities Union, ASUU, embarked on an indefinite strike to press home their demands for increased funding of the institutions and other sundry issues. Disruption of More...

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By Felix OLOYEDE On Monday, November 12th, 2018
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Editorial: HSBC, UBS exit: Red flag for the economy

President Buhari The closure of their offices and leaving the country by two international banks should be a cause for concern to this government; unfortunately nothing has been said about it.  Last week, the HSBC More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Sunday, November 4th, 2018
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Editorial: Ochanya: Blot on a nation’s conscience

Ochanya Since the matter broke out in the past few weeks, women groups including lawyers across the nation have been protesting in black dresses over the death of a 13 year old. Nigeria’s social media and airwaves More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Sunday, October 28th, 2018
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Editorial: Rising electoral burden on the economy

  Senator Saraki cartoon Without doubt, INEC budget for the 2019 general elections should raise serious cause for concern for the future of democracy in the country. With a proposal of N248 billion, including security, More...

By Olaolu Ayoola On Friday, October 12th, 2018
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Atiku: Why Igbo should forgo the VP

Nigerian politicians are immeasurably predictable. And the possible choice for the vice presidential candidate for Atiku Abubakar, the flag bearer of the PDP, manifestly shows this proclivity, essentially because More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Monday, September 24th, 2018
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Adeosun: Betrayed by a dysfunctional system (Editorial)

Kemi Adeosun, former Finance Minister A fortnight ago, former Finance Minister Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, resigned her position following the report of an investigative panel into allegations of NYSC certificate forgery More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Sunday, August 26th, 2018
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Challenges of 2018 budget on the economy

Challenges of 2018 budget on the economy The continuing crisis surrounding the 2018 budget and the legacy of poor performance of budgets in the past three years leaves little doubt that the economy will be worse More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Sunday, August 19th, 2018
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Rising electoral burden on the economy

Without doubt, INEC budget for the 2019 general elections should raise serious cause for concern for the future of democracy in the country. With a proposal of N248 billion, including security, for the polls, there More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Sunday, July 8th, 2018
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President Macron’s message to Africa

President Emmanuel Macron of France was in Nigeria from July 3-5 2018 and unlike most visits by foreign heads of state, there was something unique, novel and refreshingly different about it. The visit covered official More...