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The shooting of FRSC officials

Personnel of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) are fast becoming an endangered species judging by the spate of attacks on them, ranging from assaults to being shot with livebullets while performing their official duties.  [...] The post The shooting of FRSC officials appeared first on Tribune. ...
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NHIS crisis: Reps overstepping their bounds

NHIS crisis: Reps overstepping their bounds

THERE is so much chaos in Nigeria’s public service. This congenital defect has cropped up at the National Health Insurance Scheme, where the pronouncements of the Executive Secretary, Usman Yusuf, against the Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, have triggered...
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The deteriorating security situation in Southern Kaduna

The deteriorating security situation in Southern Kaduna

The tragic events of the past week in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State (about 50 kilometres from the state capital, Kaduna) have once again thrown up the grim security situation in Southern Kaduna [...] The post The deteriorating security situation...
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Why Nigeria should crack down on fake goods

Why Nigeria should crack down on fake goods

Punch Editorial Board Poor border policing, occasioned by corruption, weak regulation and lack of capacity by border patrol officials, has turned Nigeria into a massive dumping ground for fake and substandard goods. Counterfeited goods, ranging from textiles, ...
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Governors and the Paris/London Club refunds

THE Federal Government, on Monday, released details of the second tranche of the refunds remitted to the 36 states of the federation from the “over-deductions on the Paris Club, London Club Loans and Multilateral Debts [...] The post Governors and the Paris/...
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It’s time for restructuring

It’s time for restructuring

TO all intents and purposes, the clamour for the restructuring of the Nigerian federation is driven by a patriotic zeal to re-engineer the ship of state and steer the nation away from fragmentation and ruin. [...] The post It’s time for restructuring appeare...
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Herdsmen attacks: Benue law offers sensible model

WEARIED by the continued Fulani herdsmen carnage, the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has moved to sign the Anti-Open Grazing Bill into law. It is chiefly aimed at curbing killings and destruction of farmlands associated with open grazing in the state. He ...
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Ife varsity fraud: Students’ protests shameful

THE Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, is in danger of lapsing into intellectual irrelevance. The students, lecturers and workers of the institution are pitting themselves against the Nigerian state over the trial of the school’s former acting vice-chancel...
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The law on gunshot victims

The law on gunshot victims

WITH the recent passage by the Senate of a bill that permits the treatment of gunshot victims by hospitals without a recourse to the police, the application or misapplication of the provisions of the Robbery [...] The post The law on gunshot victims appeared f...
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FRSC shooting: IG, prosecute Abia speaker, killer cops

FRSC shooting: IG, prosecute Abia speaker, killer cops

Punch Editorial Board Impunity, lawlessness and disregard for human life are getting worse in Nigeria. Proof of this emerged on Saturday when police officers attached to the Speaker of the Abia State House of Assembly, Chikwendu Kalu, shot officials of the Fed...
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