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Buhari, Osinbajo and a fractured Presidency

 

 

 

 

Too often, tales from Aso Rock, Nigeria’s Presidential Seat of Power, are mired in risky power plays, intrigues and sinister ploys, giving rise to speculations and reasons for the public to believe anything. [...]

Sun, 10 November 2019


Nigerian Army’s ‘Operation Positive Identification’

On November 1, 2019, the Nigerian Army commenced what it tags ‘Operation Positive Identification’. The exercise, according to the military high command, is to flush out ‘undesirable’ elements in the face of daunting security challenges.

Right from when the matter became [...]

Sun, 03 November 2019


National ID card and cost of being a Nigerian

The National Identity Management Commission, NIMC, recently announced plans to introduce charges for the replacement and renewal of national ID cards, thereby adding to the pecuniary burden on Nigerians.

 

 

 

 

Sun, 27 October 2019


Nigeria’s minimum wage impasse

After series of stalled negotiations and horse trading, organized labour and the federal government finally reached a compromise on percentage increase and payment of the new minimum wage, last Friday.

Both parties shifted grounds and settled for [...]

Sun, 20 October 2019


FG’s deafening silence over Boko Haram occupation of LGs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Barely 7 months after assumption of office President Muhammadu Buhari in December 2015, the Federal Government announced that the country had “techni [...]

Sun, 06 October 2019


Nigeria at 59: lessons and gains

Nigeria's struggle for statehood climaxed on October 1, 1960 with independence from British rule. After 3 years, the country became a republic but relapsed into military dictatorship following a bloody coup d’état in 1966, which spiralled into a brutal civil war in 1967 that decimated [...]

Mon, 30 September 2019


9th NASS,-Executive relationship

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For years, governance in Nigeria has been shadowed by needless rifts between the executive and legislature, leaving the scares of economic woes, socio polit [...]

Sun, 18 August 2019


IMN proscription and national security

The history of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, is not clearly defined by religious scholars. The reformist Islamic movement was known at a period as Muslim Brotherhood, which was an offshoot of the Muslim Student's Society, MSS, founded in 1954. 

 

Sun, 04 August 2019


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