Who signs the budget?

Who signs the budget?

THE mild controversy over how the 2017 Federal Government budget recently passed by the National Assembly is to be signed and assented to reflects the growing lack of coordination in the processes of the Federal [...] The post Who signs the budget? appeared first on Tribune. ...
read more
The non-payment of N-Power volunteers

The non-payment of N-Power volunteers

WHILE the intention that gave rise to the institution of the N-Power scheme by the Federal Government is noble and laudable, same cannot be said of its implementation. The scheme is a proof of the [...] The post The non-payment of N-Power volunteers appeared f...
read more
Stiffer sanctions needed to cleanse banks

Stiffer sanctions needed to cleanse banks

Punch Editorial Board A recent report on how three major banks paid a combined N200m in penalties to regulators underscores the weaknesses in Nigeria’s regulatory framework. For committing 16 infractions of the rules combined in 2016, Access Bank, GT Bank an...
read more
Fish out the fraudsters in NNPC

Fish out the fraudsters in NNPC

The recent scandal in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation involving the disappearance of N11bn worth of petrol is another disturbing occurrence in a company to which scandal, fraud and inefficiency have become second nature. It is even more worrisome t...
read more
The open-air rape in Lagos secondary schools

The open-air rape in Lagos secondary schools

THE country recently received a jolt when the news broke about how some male senior school students of Ireti Grammar School, Ikoyi, Lagos State who had just finished their final-year examination targeted and sexually assaulted [...] The post The open-air rape ...
read more
Buratai’s alert not to be taken lightly

Buratai’s alert not to be taken lightly

Punch Editorial Board The rapid-fire warning by the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, that soldiers should steer clear of politics is a timely reminder that Nigerian politicians are up to their old tricks again. In an ominous statement on Tuesday, Buratai al...
read more
The disclosure of the NASS budget

The disclosure of the NASS budget

LAST week, in fulfillment of the pledge made by Senate President Bukola Saraki that the details of the expenditure plans of the eighth assembly would be made available for Nigerians with the passage of the [...] The post The disclosure of the NASS budget appea...
read more
Ayade, fire these certificate forgers

Ayade, fire these certificate forgers

The ethical void in public service was underlined in Cross River State with its decision not to sack the 758 teachers with fake certificates discovered recently by its State Universal Basic Education Board. The Chairman of SUBEB, Stephen Odey, barefacedly said...
read more
The controversy over Buhari’s letter to the National Assembly

The controversy over Buhari’s letter to the National Assembly

BEFORE proceeding on his current medical vacation, the duration of which he informed the Senate would be at the behest of his doctors in the United Kingdom, President Muhammadu Buhari named Vice President Yemi Osinbajo [...] The post The controversy over Buhar...
read more
DSS recruitment raises salient questions

DSS recruitment raises salient questions

The leadership of the Department of State Services has triggered a fresh round of inter-ethnic tension by its recent recruitment of cadets to the agency. While some states in the South had the minimum number of slots, others in the North were rewarded with a h...
read more
1 2 3 8