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GDP Rebasing Must Translate To Better Living Standard


It is not a surprise that the rating of Nigeria’s economy as the biggest in Africa has attracted the curiosity and jeers of many Nigerians. While some were thrown into jubilation, others have been dissecting the report to authenticate its genuineness and impact in view of the prevailing economic realities in the country. They seem […]

NHRC’s Verdict On Extra-Judicial Killing


The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, hit the bull’s eye when it declared Monday that eight squatters killed in Abuja last year were not Boko Haram members and went ahead to compel the Federal Government  to pay the victims N10m each while those who were injured were awarded N5m compensation each. Operatives of the Department […]

Caution As Ekiti Guber Election Nears


The race for the governorship election in Ekiti State is getting to the peak. All political parties contesting the elections have chosen their candidates and are now asking the electorate for their votes. The campaigns have also reached frenetic level as the date of the election fixed for 21 June this year approaches. But before […]

Privatisation Of Refineries: Need To Follow Due Process

Since the idea of privatising the refineries in the country was mooted, it has been generating serious debates. Many are disturbed that privatising the refineries might not bring about the intended positive result. This calls for caution and transparency on the part of the Federal Government to avoid  mortgaging the refineries. The Bureau of Public […]

The Task Before Emefiele, CBN Governor Designate


Barring all unforeseen circumstances, Zenith Bank Plc Managing Director, Mr Godwin Emefiele, will in June this year be sworn in as the new Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN. He will take over the leadership of the apex bank from Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi who is currently fighting his suspension from office. Emefiele, […]

FAA Audit And Implications For The Nigerian Aviation


By Friday this week, whether Nigeria retains or loses its Category 1 rating status in the aviation industry, one thing is certain: the country needs to pay more attention to the safety of its skies and security of its airports. The Category 1 rating by the American Federal Aviation Administration, FAA, is the greatest rating […]

Rein In Fulani Marauders Now


In the past, many communities across Nigeria tolerated and lived peacefully with Fulani herdsmen as their cattle grazed across the country, especially in the southsouth, southeast and the southwest. Apart from skirmishes resulting from the destruction of their hosts’ crops by the cattle, there were no serious, armed confrontation between the herdsmen and communities where […]

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