Follow Us On:

Home » Archives by category » Editorial

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…

Lagos Doctors: A strike too many

Lagos Doctors: A strike too many

It is in the interest of the health sector in the state and indeed, numerous helpless patients in Lagos hospitals, for Lagos state government and the striking doctors to resolve…

The world’s first penis transplant

The world’s first penis transplant

With the current medical breakthrough, there is no doubt that men who have cases of penis loss from penile cancer or erectile dysfunction, due to medication side effect can now…

Minimah’s minimal assurance on security for elections

The statements from the Security Council meeting convened by President Goodluck Jonathan last Tuesday to review the situations in the liberated communities of the North- East ahead of next week’s…

The reduction on electricity tariff

Recently, the National Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) announced a 50 per cent reduction in tariff   rates of electricity, which, hopefully, the distribution companies (Discos) will abide with. But not…

The minimum wage and matters arising

The minimum wage and matters arising

The average Nigerian worker today, is four times poorer than he was when Obasanjo introduced the minimum wage As we emphatically stated in our editorial of Wednesday, March 18, 2015,…

CBN’s Bank Verification Number

CBN’s Bank Verification Number

 Undoubtedly, this move will certainly reduce drastically, operational anomalies and fraud in the banking sector   Due to the level of revolution that has taken place in the banking sector in…

The CBN clean bill of health on Nigerian banks

The CBN clean bill of health on Nigerian banks

Perhaps the question is; where are the banks getting their strength from, while the real sector of the economy is in comatose? In the midst of fears over the status…

The dangers of self-medication

The dangers of self-medication

While we have not set out to scare, it is however instructive Nigerians realise that self-medication with over-the-counter drugs is drug abuse The recent reports in the media that Acetaminophen…

The flaws in Card Reader’s trial

The flaws in Card Reader’s trial

Nigerians would want the leaders that emerge after the general elections to be those elected through the popular choice of the electorate and not flawed processes of rigging and impersonation…

A coalition government?

With a stalemate contrived to serve the interest of an entrenched group, it is very much in order to ponder over the alternatives on offer to navigate a way out.…

The removal of Agwai

The removal of Agwai

In societies with established system of values there is usually the principle of collective responsibility, which demands that you do not openly criticize the government that you are part of.…

Leave Jega alone

Leave Jega alone

This Newspaper believes that the INEC Chairman be allowed to conclude the 2015 elections, even as there is a constitutional provision that suggests, he proceeds on terminal leave. This is…

Garlands for the military

Garlands for the military

Whether one is in the ruling party or in the opposition, to completely win the war against insurgency in Nigeria certainly requires that every hand must be on deck For…

Lessons from Uruguay

Lessons from Uruguay

 Perhaps Nigerian politicians need to imbibe Mujica’s political philosophy, which is love for the people and the country. For there lies the key to sustainable growth and development of the…

The looming Police strike

The looming Police strike

Nigeria’s cup full of workers’ strikes looks set to spill out with yet another looming strike that the nation can ill afford. The media was awash lately with news that…

Airport cleaner who returned forgotten N12m

Behold, another good Nigerian! Josephine Ugwu, despite being a lowly cleaner at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport has become a celebrity. Her face is now known the world over for…

The fuel conundrum

The fuel conundrum

The issue the Federal Government and the major marketers should address is   how to get the nation’s refineries up and running and not just drawing up new templates on importation…

Federal Government’s ban on overseas training for workers

Federal Government’s ban on overseas training for workers

This Newspaper, therefore, calls on CMD to use the window of this ban to position itself for the right leadership in the development of the nation’s capacity building, particularly in…

Nigeria: Stemming the tide of fake drugs

Nigeria: Stemming the tide of fake drugs

It is imperative for government, and by extension, NAFDAC to intensify efforts in fake drug eradication. There is need to weed out the bad eggs who sabotage the efforts of…

Page 1 of 32123Next ›Last »