Category: Editorial

BUHARI AND THE ‘GHOST’ WORKERS

The ghost workers should be exposed and punished In a special write-up released last Sunday, President Muhammadu Buhari revealed that nearly 550 million dollars has…

ELECTROCUTION: THE NEED FOR SANCTIONS

Electricity distributing companies which are negligent should be punished Dying cheaply is increasingly becoming a way of life in Nigeria. But the recent electrocution in…

Onnoghen: Our democracy in danger

THE purported suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Hon Justice Walter Onnoghen by President Muhammadu Buhari may have put our hard-won democracy in…

CRITICAL ISSUES IN THE NHIS ACT

The National Health Insurance Scheme should be comprehensive and compulsory Most of the countries that have made appreciable progress in achieving universal health coverage (UHC)…

2019 POLLS: ON YOUR MARKS…

The INEC should ensure that the elections are free and credible With the release last week by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of the…

Call NANS leadership to order

HOW time has changed the vision and ideological reflexes of the umbrella of students’ unionism in Nigeria, the National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS! NANS…

THE RISING CASES OF SUICIDE

There is need to set up trauma centres for counselling purposes With an average of one every 40 seconds according to the World Health Organisation…

THE QUESTIONABLE TRIAL OF THE CJN

The government must work within the law The decision of the federal government to drag the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen before the…

Of Military, Media and Insurgency

There is need for a continuous dialogue between the military and the media on the conduct of the war against the insurgents The invasion last…

MUCH ADO ABOUT REFINERIES’ UPGRADE

The refineries have continued to be a drain to the economy The federal government’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP), which contains the road map…

A fragile 2019 economic outlook

THE health of our 2019 economy looks fragile, like one convalescing from a protracted health challenge. Though we exited recession over a year ago, all…

SHEHU ALIYU SHAGARI (1925 – 2018)

Shehu Aliyu Shagari Shehu Shagari, former President of Nigeria, dies at age 93 The death, on Friday at age 93, of Second Republic President, Alhaji…

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