The disclosure of the NASS budget

The disclosure of the NASS budget

LAST week, in fulfillment of the pledge made by Senate President Bukola Saraki that the details of the expenditure plans of the eighth assembly would be made available for Nigerians with the passage of the [...] The post The disclosure of the NASS budget appeared first on Tribune. ...
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Ayade, fire these certificate forgers

Ayade, fire these certificate forgers

The ethical void in public service was underlined in Cross River State with its decision not to sack the 758 teachers with fake certificates discovered recently by its State Universal Basic Education Board. The Chairman of SUBEB, Stephen Odey, barefacedly said...
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The controversy over Buhari’s letter to the National Assembly

The controversy over Buhari’s letter to the National Assembly

BEFORE proceeding on his current medical vacation, the duration of which he informed the Senate would be at the behest of his doctors in the United Kingdom, President Muhammadu Buhari named Vice President Yemi Osinbajo [...] The post The controversy over Buhar...
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DSS recruitment raises salient questions

DSS recruitment raises salient questions

The leadership of the Department of State Services has triggered a fresh round of inter-ethnic tension by its recent recruitment of cadets to the agency. While some states in the South had the minimum number of slots, others in the North were rewarded with a h...
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IG, bring trigger-happy DPO to book

IG, bring trigger-happy DPO to book

Punch Editorial Board A Lagos-based family is now under the canopy of grief, no thanks to police brutality. Their son, Jamiu Ayoade, 23, was murdered last weekend by the Divisional Police Officer of Ijesa Police Station, Lagos. Mohammed Yakubu, a chief superin...
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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, ...
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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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