The APC report on fiscal federalism

The APC report on fiscal federalism

IN its report on fiscal federalism, the All Progressives Congress (APC) Committee on Restructuring headed by Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State unequivocally acknowledged the demands of Nigerians for the restructuring of the country. The [...] The post The APC report on fiscal federalism appeared first on Tribune. ...
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Need to mop up small, light weapons

Need to mop up small, light weapons

While we acknowledge that this indiscriminate ownership of arms has a direct link with the spillover of the Libyan crisis, it is pertinent to situate it in the failure of the nation’s security agencies to arrest the influx. The post Need to mop up small, lig...
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APC panel report on restructuring

Punch Editorial Board Nearly three years after winning elections, the All Progressives Congress seems to have capitulated to the agitation for restructuring the country. Already, a high-powered committee led by Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State has submi...
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Between the police/DSS and Kassim Afegbua

Between the police/DSS and Kassim Afegbua

SINCE  February 4 when former military President Ibrahim Babangida released a statement through his spokesman, Mr. Kassim Afegbua, essentially calling for a new leadership breed in the 2019 general election, it has been one travail [...] The post Between the ...
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The recall of NHIS Executive Secretary

The recall of NHIS Executive Secretary

LAST  week, President Muhammadu Buhari provoked public ire when  he  recalled the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Professor Usman Yusuf, who was suspended over alleged corruption by the Minister of Health, [...] The post ...
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A federal workforce restructuring that works

EFFORTS in the past to restructure the federal workforce or its agencies failed. But the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, said last month that the workforce would be restructured or repositioned this year for enhanced service deli...
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Excess crude oil earnings and saving

RECENTLY while playing host to a delegation from Eni, an Italian multinational oil company, President Muhammadu Buhari said that the extra earnings from crude oil sales above the benchmark used for the 2018 budget would [...] The post Excess crude oil earnings...
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How many times shall we defeat Boko Haram?

How many times shall we defeat Boko Haram?

Boko Haram’s murderous orgies intensified in tune with the massive onslaught against them when President Buhari assumed power in 2015. But in December 2015, Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, ruffled feathers when he announced the “technical def...
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Buhari’s scandalous recall of NHIS boss

Buhari’s scandalous recall of NHIS boss

IN a baffling move, President Muhammadu Buhari demonstrated clannishness and lack of respect for procedure once more by reinstating the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Usman Yusuf. Yusuf was suspended in July 2017 following serious...
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Tackling our frightening unemployment statistics

Tackling our frightening unemployment statistics

The summary of this is that the unemployment level in the country is worse than the NBS report indicated because Nigeria has neither the capacity nor means of recording and computing those that have lost their jobs in all the sectors of the economy. The post ...
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