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Managing the crude oil windfall

It has become easier to do business in Nigeria, says Osinbajo

LATELY, crude oil prices have rallied to $80 per barrel, hitting a four-year high on the wings of the threat by President Donald Trump of the United States of America to call off the 2015 […]
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The probe on Army “partiality”

Ex-ministers: Lamido’s arrest shows maltreatment of opposition

ON Friday 18th 2018, the Nigerian Army made public the findings of the panel it set up to investigate allegations of partiality levelled against it by a former Chief of Army Staff, retired Lt-Gen Theophilus Danjuma and some groups in its ongoing operations to curb killings by armed herdsmen and other bandits in the Middle Belt and other parts of the country.
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JOHESU strike: Overhaul healthcare system

JOHESU strike: Overhaul healthcare system

Punch Editorial Board One of the most difficult social crises besetting life in Nigeria is its broken down healthcare system. Meagre remuneration, chronic shortage of personnel and deficient equipment combine to make healthcare burdensome and expensive when available. So, the system reels on the edge of anarchy at every point. For the past month, the […] …

Ebola: Time for precautionary measures

Ebola: Time for precautionary measures

AFRICA is once again courting global attention for the wrong reasons. Following a recent outbreak of yet another round of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo, no fewer than 26 lives have been lost from 49 suspected cases of infection. It is another incident that will once again expose the […] …

The death of Citizen Adebayo Akinwumi

Eminem drags New Zealand’s governing party to court over Copyright infringement

A young man said to be a senior engineer with Ericsson Nigeria, Adebayo Akinwumi, was recently shot and wounded by armed robbers who attacked him in his house in Orinmerunmu, Ofada-Mokoloki area of  Ogun State […]
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US’ report on human rights violations

THE United States government recently released a report on the spate of human rights  abuses under the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. In its Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2017, the US Department of State […]
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Okorocha’s celebration of BBN winners

FOR  supposedly bringing glory to Imo State and Nigeria as a whole, Big Brother Naija (BBN) 2018 television reality show contestants, Miracle Igbokwe (winner), Nina Onyenobi (4th runner up), Oluwabamike Olawumi (Bambam) and Tope Adenibuyan […]
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Ambode should stop illegal oro curfew

Ambode should stop illegal oro curfew

INGRAINED traditional religious practices are undermining the avowed vision of Lagos, Nigeria’s economic hub, from elevating itself to a modern, smart and economically advanced state. Tension, which had been building up, reached fever pitch during the observance of the May 2018 annual oro (traditional Yoruba religious) festival in Ikorodu. An extensively circulated notice from the […] …

We must respect the law on fiscal governance

THE controversy over the intention of the President Muhammadu Buhari regime to spend $496 million (about N179 billion) on the purchase of military aircraft from the United States without prior legislative approval shows we are still struggling to transit from military to democratic rule.
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Drug abuse: Beyond the ban on codeine

Drug abuse: Beyond the ban on codeine

Punch Editorial Board Nigeria is breeding a wild generation of drug addicts. These youths inhale, inject and consume psychotic and narcotic substances at will, easily evading the scrutiny of a society distracted by economic malaise at the expense of their future wellbeing. A new documentary by the British Broadcasting Corporation on the abuse of cough […] …

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