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Time to repackage Nigeria’s foreign policy

Time to repackage Nigeria’s foreign policy

The recent xenophobic attacks targeted primarily at black African immigrants, particularly Nigerians in South Africa is, indeed, disheartening and condemnable. It has again, drawn attention to the level of ill-treatment…

Tax for rich Nigerians

Tax for rich Nigerians

Given the fact that the wealthy in the country have become richer over the last two decades, perhaps a redistributive revenue generation taxation policy is long overdue The recent suggestion…

Huge debts for in-coming Federal and State Govts

Huge debts for in-coming Federal and State Govts

Early this week, the Debt Management Office (DMO) reportedly gave the debt statistics of the Federal and State governments of Nigeria as $9.711 billion as of December 31, 2014. The…

Lagos: Beyond being a top African city

Lagos: Beyond being a top African city

The recent report by Price waterhouse Coopers (PwC), a global auditing firm ranking Lagos among the top 10 African cities is instructive as it affirms the level of development that…

Lessons from 2015 elections

Lessons from 2015 elections

We urge the incoming government to ensure that every state in the federation, especially the south-south and the south-east states that seem cut off from the main stream APC areas…

As US halts oil imports from Nigeria

As US halts oil imports from Nigeria

The incoming government needs to focus on developing manufacturing, trade and tourism sectors. For this is the path Nigeria must follow to save the economy from relapse The recent media…

Buhari’s rejection of defectors in his cabinet

Buhari’s rejection of defectors in his cabinet

Cross-carpeting after losing an election is not an option in a nation’s march towards entrenching high democratic values The resolve by the President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari not to appoint defecting…

Of LCCI, schools and collaboration with private sector

Of LCCI, schools and collaboration with private sector

Certainly, partnership with the private sector will help introduce other parameters that will ensure that a brandished paper qualification issued in Nigeria is worth its weight in gold In order…

After elections, united we stand

After elections, united we stand

Nigerians have the capacity to maintain their unity in diversity and it is expedient that they toe that line, because it is in unity that the nation stands Nigeria has…

365 days: Where are the Chibok girls?

365 days: Where are the Chibok girls?

It is one year since more than 200 schoolgirls were abducted by the deadly terrorist group, Boko Haram from a school in Chibok, Borno State on the 14th of April,…

Peaceful gubernatorial poll, please

Peaceful gubernatorial poll, please

The truth is that it is time to take our electoral process and our attitude to politics to the next level As the gubernatorial and House of Assembly elections hold…

The crisis in Ekiti State

The crisis in Ekiti State

This Newspaper urges Fayose and the other warring parties to sheath their swords and explore the option of dialogue in the resolution of their political differences so as to move…

Time to stop gas flaring in Nigeria

Time to stop gas flaring in Nigeria

Most importantly, the incoming National Assembly must make it a point of duty to ensure that the draft Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), which has been left in the shelve to…

Nigeria: Eradicating waterborne diseases

Nigeria: Eradicating waterborne diseases

Presently in Nigeria, statistics on access to water and sanitation are conflicting, due to divergent definitions, indicators and methodologies applied by different agencies in the Water sector The World Health…

IMF and Nigeria’s infrastructure prioritization

IMF and Nigeria’s infrastructure prioritization

The recent recommendation by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its just released 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report that the Federal Government of Nigeria should slow down on its infrastructural…

Anti-corruption lessons from Kenya

Anti-corruption lessons from Kenya

As Nigerian leaders grapple with the hydra-headed monster called corruption without success, Uhuru Kenyata, the President of Kenya, provides us with excellent model of how to fight and win the…

Jonathan: A true statesman

Jonathan: A true statesman

But beyond this, President Jonathan and the President-elect, Buhari must work together to ensure a smooth transition President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan’s acceptance of defeat to Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives…

The recent MPC decisions

The recent MPC decisions

We need to emphasise that when a method applied over and over again to solve a problem keeps failing, one does not need a prophet to tell the monetary authorities…

Checking increasing cases of blindness in Nigeria

Checking increasing cases of blindness in Nigeria

The number of people suffering from glaucoma and other eye diseases leading to total blindness in Nigeria is currently taking an alarming dimension and could worsen if nothing is urgently…

The ban on rickety vehicles

The ban on rickety vehicles

The FRSC needs to do more in the area of reporting bad sections of roads that portend potential dangers to the various relevant authorities The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC)…

Will Dangote’s 650,000bpd refinery end fuel scarcity?

Will Dangote’s 650,000bpd refinery end fuel scarcity?

The President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, recently indicated that his envisaged refinery would increase its capacity from 450,000 barrels per day (bpd) to 650,000 bpd, a feat that…

Lee Kuan Yew: Lessons from the wise man of the East

Lee Kuan Yew: Lessons from the wise man of the East

It was Lao Tzu, a Chinese legendary teacher of practical wisdom and leadership, who said that there are four great powers in the universe, and the king (the leader) is…

2015 Elections: Peace, not violence

2015 Elections: Peace, not violence

The will of the electorate must be respected   Tomorrow, Saturday March 28, the Presidential and National Assembly elections will hold across the length and breadth of the country, and…

…and spare a thought for the Corps members

…and spare a thought for the Corps members

Tomorrow Saturday March 28, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) would be drafting Corps members as adhoc staff for the elections, without any measure of guarantee for their safety It…

The restriction of movement on Environmental Day

The restriction of movement on Environmental Day

Nevertheless, this Newspaper believes that as much as the loftiness and the necessity of the policy are quite appreciative, it is important   for it to be rooted in the…

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