The skyrocketing prices of gari, maize and others

The skyrocketing prices of gari, maize and others

NIGERIAN families are facing harrowing  times at the moment. This is due to the alarming increment in the prices of staple foods in the market which is adversely affecting the gastronomic harmony in many homes. [...] The post The skyrocketing prices of gari, maize and others appeared first on Tribune. ...
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INEC’s continuous voter registration

INEC’s continuous voter registration

IT appears that the ongoing voter registration by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is generating only a passing interest from Nigerians. Yet, the importance of the exercise cannot be overemphasised. It is even more [...] The post INEC’s c...
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The power transmission challenge

The power transmission challenge

LAST month, the Association of Power Generation Companies (APGC) reminded the nation that it had the capacity to generate 12,000 megawatts (MW) to reduce the shortfall in electricity supply in the country. Speaking at the [...] The post The power transmission ...
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Awo: Looking backwards to move forward

Awo: Looking backwards to move forward

Members of his immediate constituency, the politicians, have performed abysmally since his departure. The crop of aspiring leaders who queue up for political offices after him espouse leadership frameworks that are devoid of his kind [...] The post Awo: Lookin...
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Encouraging whistle-blowers with promised reward

Encouraging whistle-blowers with promised reward

Punch Editorial Board Evidently, the whistle-blowing policy has given momentum to the anti-corruption campaign. Since it was unfurled in December last year, no fewer than 2,251 actionable pieces of information on loot recovery had been passed on to the Federal...
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Malaria vaccine offers new hope

Malaria vaccine offers new hope

With vaccine trials billed to start next year in three sub-Saharan African countries, the world could finally be on the threshold of dealing a devastating blow to malaria and saving lives lost annually to the rampant disease. After some measure of success in t...
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The expulsion of Punch correspondent from the Villa

The expulsion of Punch correspondent from the Villa

ON Monday, April 24, 2017, the Chief Security Officer (CSO) to President Muhammadu  Buhari, Bashir Abubakar, purportedly expelled The Punch’s State House correspondent, Olalekan Adetayo, from the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He had earlier invited Adetayo [.....
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Deepening uncertainty over Buhari’s health

Deepening uncertainty over Buhari’s health

Punch Editorial Board The raging controversy over the health status of President Muhammadu Buhari is a repeat nightmare Nigerians do not deserve. For the second time in eight years, inertia, uncertainty, cabalistic intrigues and primordial divisions have gripp...
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20 million lives threatened by famine

A timely warning by the United Nations has emerged as the vital nudge that world leaders need to initiate action to ward off an impending humanitarian catastrophe in parts of Africa and the Middle East. The global agency fears that if urgent steps are not take...
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Whistle-blowing on arms

Whistle-blowing on arms

OBVIOUSLY egged on by the seeming success of the policy of whistle-blowing with regard to hidden loot and ill-gotten lucre, the Federal Government is now toying with the idea of extending the policy to illegal [...] The post Whistle-blowing on arms appeared fi...
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