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Presidential debate brouhaha

Even with the vast majority of Nigerians not having access to television and electricity, the culture of televised presidential debate has crept into our political culture. It is one of the many cultures we have copied from the United States of America which our presidential system is modelled after.& [...]

Wed, 12 September 2018


Implementing Patients’ Bill of Rights

History was unfolded on July 31, 2018, when Acting President Yemi Osinbajo launched the Patients’ Bill of Rights, setting the tone for improved service delivery in the country’s parlous health sector.

Hitherto, the nation’s health sector lacked a policy or legal instrument agg [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018


Summer holidays and vocational learning

 

 

 

The 2017/2018 academic session has come to an end in schools across Nigeria, consequently signaling the beginning of an extensive holiday that usually last between eight to ten weeks.

Many parents have however come to dr [...]

Sun, 12 August 2018


The humongous N242.4bn budget for 2019 elections

On July 17, 2018, President of the Senate Bukol Saraki read a letter from President Muhammadu Buhari on a supplementary budget with a whooping price tag of N242.45 for the execution of the 2019 general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, as well as security agencies.  [...]

Sun, 22 July 2018


30,000 police for Ekiti guber polls

With 30,000 Police men made up of a Deputy Inspector General of Police, and Assistant Inspector-General of Police, 4 Commissioners of Police, 18 Assistant Commissioners of Police, 2 Police helicopters, 250 Police patrol vehicles as well as personnel from other security age [...]

Sun, 15 July 2018


Who will stop these killings?

Again, the specter of anarchy haunting Nigeria’s corporate existence resurfaced as the country grieves over the gruesome massacre of at least 86 persons in 11 Plateau villages.

 

 

 

The Plateau carnage [...]

Sat, 14 July 2018


2019 and youth thuggery

In countries where democracy has firmly taken root, it has become a political force used in redefining human existence in terms of the realization of socio economic development and building of egalitarian society. 

 

 

Nigeria as a de [...]

Tue, 19 June 2018


APC act before the bell tolls

Things are not shaping up for the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, since its ward, local government and state congresses. The combustion in the party was already steaming when there were suggestions in some quarters for tenure elongation for the National Working Committee, NWC.

It was onl [...]

Mon, 28 May 2018


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