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Dapchi: Time to fix Nigeria’s school system

The February 19, 2018 abduction and subsequent release of over 100 schoolgirls from Government Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe state undoubtedly mirrors the alarming realities in Nigeria’s school system.

For a long time, schools across the country have been locked in a battle [...]

Sat, 24 March 2018


Court strikes out corruption charges against Justice Ngwuta

It was relief for embattled Supreme Court Justice Sylvester Ngwuta as the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Friday, struck out the 13-count criminal charge the Federal Government preferred against him.

The court, in a ruling that was delivered by trial Justice John Tsoho, held that F [...]

Sat, 24 March 2018


Power Dialogue: Consultant wants FG, stakeholders to change strategy

An energy consultant, Engr. Belije Madu, has charged the Federal Government and other stakeholders to change their communication strategy.

He made this known at the March edition of the monthly Power Dialogue, organized by Nextier Power, in Abuja.

Madu, who spoke on the topic, Market Des [...]

Sat, 24 March 2018


Implication of new excise duties

Consumers of alcoholic beverages and cigarettes will from June 4, 2018, pay more for their favourite brands as the federal government recently announced an upward review of the excise duty rates for the products.

President Muhammadu Buhari, who gave approval for the amendment, also gave a three [...]

Fri, 16 March 2018


Making Abuja A Modern City

More than 30 years after Abuja was first mooted, it has remained a city on construction so much so that most parts of the various areas and zones are yet to be implemented. The rush of successive administrations not to complete projects from previous ones have not helped matters in Abuja realizing its [...]

Sun, 11 March 2018


INEC insists on 2010 electoral procedure

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has stated that it is going to proceed with the conduct of elections as stipulated in the Electoral 2010 as amended, despite the National Assembly insisting on having it in a different sequence.

Recall that the two chambers of the National Ass [...]

Sun, 04 March 2018


APC and Nigeria’s restructuring

Many distraught Nigerians lightened with optimism when the All Progressives Congress, APC, appeared to set the nation on history’s path, endorsing the much-clamored restructuring through a report that aligned with public yearning.

After failed attempts to develop since the amalgamation of [...]

Fri, 09 February 2018


Arresting the massacres on the Benue Valley

On May 29, 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari in his inaugural speech in Abuja said; ‘Boko Haram is not only the security issue bedeviling our country. The spate of kidnappings, armed robberies, herdsmen/farmers clashes, cattle rustlings all help to add to the general air of insecurity in our land [...]

Mon, 08 January 2018


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