Nigeria’s abysmal power situation

Nigeria’s abysmal power situation

THE power sector is without doubt mired in absolute despair. There is scarcely any hope that it will be pulled out of the quicksand, and this happens to be the official position. Nigeria has been [...] The post Nigeria’s abysmal power situation appeared first on Tribune. ...
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Nigeria’s plethora of food-borne hazards

Nigeria’s plethora of food-borne hazards

THE alarm raised by the Mycotoxicology Society of Nigeria on the poor safety rate of food available for consumption in the country is quite scary, but very instructive. Quoting research findings at the 12th annual conference of the society, Hussaini Makun, a p...
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Return of Badoo ritual killings in Lagos

Punch Editorial Board THERE is no let up in the barbaric killings linked to the Badoo cult group in Lagos State. After a short-lived reprieve, the killings, which occur mainly in the Ikorodu area of the state, apparently for rituals, resurfaced towards the end...
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Let’s treasure our military personnel

IT is about time the government and people of Nigeria began to value more positively the men and women who wear the uniforms of the Nigerian Armed Forces and Police, standing ever ready to serve the nation unto death, if necessary. The post Let’s treasure ou...
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Budget before politics, please

Budget before politics, please

THIS 2018 will be a year when governance takes the back seat to make way for political party conventions, congresses and campaigns. Professor Mahmood Yakubu’s Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has already showed its enthusiasm for the intense ...
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Malami’s curious bid to protect Maina

Malami’s curious bid to protect Maina

IN a move that seems to defy logic, the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, has reportedly gone to court to stop the ongoing parliamentary investigation of a former Presidential Pension Reform Task Team boss, Abdulrasheed Maina. Considering th...
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IGP’s statement on Benue crisis

IGP’s statement on Benue crisis

THE Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, has reportedly apologised to the people of Benue State for his recent statement in which he reduced the horrendous killings by Fulani herdsmen in the state [...] The post IGP’s statement on Benue cris...
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Time to end the fuel supply fiasco

Time to end the fuel supply fiasco

FUEL scarcity, which makes life unbearable for Nigerians, has been a fixture of life in Nigeria since the country became  a crude oil exporter first, and then importer of refined products later. Interestingly, it was a phenomenon unheard of when the nation wa...
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2018: Economic prospects still delicate

2018: Economic prospects still delicate

EVERY New Year offers the government a window of opportunity to reset the economy on the path of growth. For the Muhammadu Buhari administration, which is in its last full year before the next elections, 2018 will not be an exception. Its resolve to jump-start...
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FG and cattle colonies

FG and cattle colonies

Over the past weeks, attacks by Fulani herdsmen on farmers and villagers in different states across the country have increased in frequency and ferocity. Arguably emboldened by the failure of the Federal Government to intervene [...] The post FG and cattle col...
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