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Making sense of the wage increase

Making sense of the wage increase

Punch Editorial Board A two-week ultimatum by labour unions to the Federal Government to announce a new minimum wage refocused attention on workers’ pay and the precarious financial position of public and private sector employers. The threat of industrial strike if the government failed to bend sent Presidency officials scrambling to figure out how to […] …

Wizkid Vs Shola Ogudu: Five Lessons You Must Learn To Avoid Baby Mama Drama

Ending the cycle of incessant strikes

Nigerian pop star, Wizkid, became the topic of much controversy earlier this week after Shola Ogudu, the mother of his oldest son, Boluwatife, took to social media to accuse the musician of being a deadbeat dad. Read: These Instagram Posts By Shola Ogudu Basically Just Revealed That Your Fave Is Possibly A Deadbeat Dad Not only did … Continue reading “Wizkid Vs Shola Ogudu: Five Lessons You Must Learn To Avoid Baby Mama Drama”
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New lifeline for North-East rehab

Also, early in September this year, another high-level meeting was held in Germany under the sponsorship of the United Nations, Nigeria, Norway and the hosts, Germany, to focus on tackling the humanitarian crisis in the Lake Chad region.
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Between Discos and FG

NIGERIA’s electricity sector breeds anger. The citizens are frustrated that despite the sale of national assets to private businesses, electricity supply in the country seems to be going from the ridiculous to the horrible and, […]
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I’ll make Ebonyi Nigeria’s education hub if… — Prof. Odoh

I’ll make Ebonyi Nigeria’s education hub if… — Prof. Odoh

Obinna Odogwu, Abakaliki Governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Ebonyi State, Prof. Bernard Odoh, has said that education would be top in his priority if he is elected the governor of Ebonyi State. He promised to use his wealth of experience in the education sector, and contacts to bring […]
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The Osun governorship election

IF the relative success of the 2015 general election called for hope and confidence in the electoral system in the country, the elections conducted ever since have questioned that expectation. In particular, the recent governorship […]
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New varsities: Reps, bury the idea

New varsities: Reps, bury the idea

THE legislative process of creating nine new tertiary institutions has reached an advanced stage with the conclusion of public hearing on bills seeking to establish them at the House of Representatives last week. The move is predicated on the jaded and blinkered argument that access to university and higher college education should be expanded to […] …

That crackdown on MTN, four banks

That crackdown on MTN, four banks

Punch Editorial Board Nigerian regulators shook up the corporate environment considerably last week when they slammed a combined N5.87 billion fine on four banks and ordered MTN Nigeria to repatriate $8.1 billion that it improperly transferred abroad. The action has brought to the front burner issues of corporate governance, institutional regulation, corporate rascality, due process […] …

Herders’ terrorism: Buhari at it again

Herders’ terrorism: Buhari at it again

Punch Editorial Board President Muhammadu Buhari demonstrated his cluelessness afresh on Sunday when he blamed herders’ act of horrific violence on the shrinking Lake Chad and alleged biased media reports. His narrow narrative seeks vainly to explain away the campaign of terror and mayhem by bandits on the displacement of herdsmen from the lake area […] …

Election rigging: NSA’s warning to security agencies

Punch Editorial Board Security agencies’ ignoble roles in the conduct of elections in the past echoed in Abuja on Wednesday, when the National Security Adviser, Mohammed Monguno, reminded them of the imperative of professionalism and their expected neutrality in the forthcoming 2019 general election. His message was clear and apposite: what happened in the past […] …

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