Judges’ recall: FG, re-strategise anti-graft war

Judges’ recall: FG, re-strategise anti-graft war

THE Federal Government’s anti-corruption war is coming under a barrage of fire. Two contiguous incidents underscore this. First, the Nigerian Bar Association openly described the Muhammadu Buhari’s “anti-graft strategy as faulty.” The NBA president, Abubakar Mahmoud, capped his Democracy Day salvo with a call on the executive to “terminat...
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Xclusive Magazine Celebrates Fred Ajudua at 57

Xclusive Magazine Celebrates Fred Ajudua at 57

Xclusive Magazine Celebrates Chief (Barrister) Fred Ajudua on his 57th birthday today. We also celebrate with his people of Ibusa in Oshimili North Local Government of Delta State. Born on 5 June 1960, Fred Ajudua is an institution in Ibusa...
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Reforming Nigeria Police for efficiency

Reforming Nigeria Police for efficiency

Rising insecurity across the country in recent times and the response of the Nigeria Police require a thorough review and overhaul of the security system. In Lagos, criminal gangs struck in Epe and Ikorodu, kidnapping six children in one instance and wiping ou...
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Beyond the agitation for Biafra’s resurgence

Beyond the agitation for Biafra’s resurgence

Punch Editorial Board A successful sit-at-home order in the South-East to mark the 50th anniversary of the secessionist Biafra Republic grabbed banner headlines last week, as it once more elevated public discourse on the nature of Nigeria’s federalism. Comme...
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Bringing Nigeria’s corrupt fugitives to justice

Bringing Nigeria’s corrupt fugitives to justice

Punch Editorial Board Many Nigerian fugitives holed up abroad may be forced home soon as the Federal Government seeks to extradite no fewer than 311 of them in a renewed offensive to bring them to justice. This should be pursued with vigour. The suspects are b...
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Muhammadu Buhari: Two years after (2)

Muhammadu Buhari: Two years after (2)

AFTER an election has been conducted and a government formed, it is required that such a government should, in practical terms, cater for every citizen and section of the country. Whoever becomes president is regarded [...] The post Muhammadu Buhari: Two years...
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Muhammadu Buhari: Two years after (1)

TODAY, the Muhammadu Buhari administration clocks two years in office. There is apparently no better time than now to make a definitive statement about the Buhari government because, by this time next year, as it [...] The post Muhammadu Buhari: Two years afte...
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May 29: Nigeria’s endangered democracy

Punch Editorial Board As Nigerians mark Democracy Day, the self-congratulatory rhetoric and feasting will likely be restricted to the ruling class and their cronies. For the majority, gloom pervades as they confront a harsh present and an uncertain future.  R...
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The police and the Benin driver

The police and the Benin driver

THE outrage over the inhuman treatment meted out to a commercial bus driver, Kester Edun, by some policemen in Benin, Edo State, recently is yet to abate. Many can still not fathom what could have [...] The post The police and the Benin driver appeared first o...
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Way out of the minimum wage quagmire

Way out of the minimum wage quagmire

Punch Editorial Board The storms are gathering for a labour strike over a new minimum wage demand, as government is yet to make a concrete offer. Shortly after the May Day rally in Abuja that ended in a fiasco, the National Union of Textile, Garments and Tailo...
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