The killing of Teacher Odilinye

The killing of Teacher Odilinye

THE death of a secondary school teacher, Miss Rita Odilinye of Starlight Secondary School, Ogidi, in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State has sent shock waves across the nation. According to reports, Odilinye [...] The post The killing of Teacher Odilinye appeared first on Tribune. ...
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LG reforms: Flushing out redundant staff

LG reforms: Flushing out redundant staff

THE placement of public good above partisan interest is a rare attribute of governance in Nigeria. But a few public office holders occasionally demonstrate this virtue. The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir el-Rufai, radiated it when he disengaged redundant work...
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Nigeria still needs SARS

Nigeria still needs SARS

COMPLAINTS over alleged excesses of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force have assumed a tumultuous point, with the floating last week of #ENDSARS, a campaign to scrap the squad in the social media. The post Nigeria still needs SARS...
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The enslavement of Nigerians in Libya

The enslavement of Nigerians in Libya

NOT a few Nigerians were bothered about the news of the enslavement of some of  their compatriots in Libya. The news became rather painful and embarrassing because the country is still smarting from the tragic [...] The post The enslavement of Nigerians in Li...
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The smuggled bananas

The smuggled bananas

THE Nigerian food market was recently invaded by a heavy consignment of bananas allegedly smuggled into the country from neighbouring countries. This could ruin the prospects of local farmers and threaten the national food security. [...] The post The smuggled...
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NNPC’s $1.8 billion TAM bid is fraudulent

NNPC’s $1.8 billion TAM bid is fraudulent

THE latest bid by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to raise $1.8 billion for yet another Turnaround Maintenance of its four refineries is an expensive charade. It represents a fresh chapter in the continued rape of the collective assets using the st...
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Arriving at a new minimum wage

Arriving at a new minimum wage

LAST Monday, President Muhammadu Buhari inaugurated a 30-member tripartite National Minimum Wage Committee at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, to negotiate a new national minimum wage for Nigerian workers. According to President Buhari, the committee’s inaugur...
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Doctors’ mass resignation and relocation abroad

Doctors’ mass resignation and relocation abroad

Punch Editorial Board Mass resignation of doctors from the country’s public health institutions is an unwholesome development that further imperils our already fragile healthcare delivery system. Some stakeholders have been raising concerns about this. Now t...
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Adamawa’s law on accident/terror victims

Adamawa’s law on accident/terror victims

ON Tuesday, the Adamawa State House of Assembly took the bold step of passing a bill that provides for the free treatment of accident and terror victims in government hospitals in the state. The bill, [...] The post Adamawa’s law on accident/terror victims a...
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Nigeria must lead war against slavery

Nigeria must lead war against slavery

The ball is in the court of Nigeria, not just because of her leading position in the sub-region and Africa as a whole, but more importantly, because our citizens constitute the largest population of the victims of the trans-Saharan human misery. The post Niger...
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