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Tasks for the next FCT minister

On November 11, 2015, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello assumed duties as the 16th minister of Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, following his appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari and subsequent clearance by the Senate.

He succeeded Senator Bala Mohammed whose tenure lasted from Apri [...]

Sat, 18 May 2019


Questioning Atiku’s citizenship

The citizenship of former Vice President, Abubakar Atiku as being contested by the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, is not a new low in politics but a dangerous one.

The APC in reaction to a petition by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its presidential candidate, Abubakar Atiku, pra [...]

Sat, 27 April 2019


JAMB’s far-reaching reforms

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On March 18, 2019, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, announced at a critical stakeholders meeting in Abuja that it has put certain innovations in place f [...]

Sat, 06 April 2019


Inconclusive elections in Nigeria

Last week, all but three states were yet to conclude the electoral process in determining who the elected governors after the supplementary elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

 

 

 

The elections [...]

Fri, 22 March 2019


The Task Before President Buhari

On February 27, 2019, at 4.20am, the chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yukubu, declared President Muhammadu Buhari as winner of the February 23, 2019 presidential election for another four year term. 

 

&n [...]

Sun, 10 March 2019


2019 Elections: The Danger of Fake Results

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two decades into Nigeria’s democracy, election remains a fretful necessity, eliciting fear over possible violence, manipulation and widespread exclusion.

While [...]

Sat, 09 February 2019


2019: Need Against Fake Results

Two decades into Nigeria’s democracy, election remains a fretful necessity, eliciting fear over possible violence, manipulation and widespread exclusion.

While the country appeared to have hit a milestone in 2015 with minimal incidents, subsequent polls conducted in states and constituenc [...]

Sat, 02 February 2019


FRSC and revenue generation

In the 1960s, there were deliberate efforts to initiate safety programmes by various agencies and regional government.

Notable among the efforts to institute a formidable road safety programme was the effort of Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria, SPDC, between 1960 and 1965.

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Sun, 13 January 2019


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