Interviews

School resumption: Nigerians score FG low on Covid-19 protocol

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Despite assurances by the ministry of education that adequate measures will be put in place to ensure the safety of students in school [...]

Mon, 25 January 2021


‘FG needs to address insecurity, revive economy in 2021’

As Nigerians ushered in the New Year with hopes and aspirations, many believe that their dreams for a fulfilling 2021 can only achieved in a peaceful and secured environment.  Those who spoke to our correspondents called for a more radical approach to tackling issues of banditry as well a [...]

Sun, 10 January 2021


Recession: open border, fix bad policies, governance- Nigerians

As Nigeria officially plunges into its second wave of economic recession in five years, and ordinary citizens bear the brunt of high prices of goods and services, some Nigerians have made bold suggestions to government to reopen the nation's land borders for resumption of cross border econ [...]

Mon, 07 December 2020


Why FG should unfreeze #EndSARS promoters’ accounts- Nigerians

Late in October, the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, received the approval of the federal high court in Abuja to freeze accounts of 19 individuals and a company linked to the #EndSARS protests till January, drawing the ire of many Nigerians. In this issue, some Nigerians who spoke to our corresp [...]

Mon, 23 November 2020


“Regulating social media won’t solve Nigeria’s problems”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Regulating social media won’t solve Nigeria’s problems”

After the killings, looting and arson that [...]

Tue, 10 November 2020


Why NUC approved only 11 varsities to run ODL

Dr Suleiman Ramon-Yusuf is the Deputy Executive Secretary, Academics, National Universities Commission, NUC, and was part of the academic experts who drafted the 2009 guidelines on Open and Distance Learning, ODL, in Nigeria. In this interview with Godfrey AKON, he weighs [...]

Thu, 29 October 2020


FCT ban on protests: ‘Undemocratic and premature’

On Thursday, October 15, 2020, The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, placed a ban on street demonstrations, protests, and processions, alleging that protesters failed to comply with Covid-19 guidelines regulating public gatherings. The ban followed the shooting of protesters at L [...]

Mon, 26 October 2020


How I almost took my life – Social advocate

Daniel Soetan is a young Nigerian in his 40s whose personal struggle and life experience inspired to found a local membership based humanitarian group called Goodwill Ambassadors of Nigeria, GWAN, where members pool personal resources to make impact in poor communities [...]

Mon, 26 October 2020


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