Category: Editorial

The fall of Sudan’s Omar Al-Bashir

BARELY a week after Algerian dictator, President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, was forced out by people’s power, it was the turn of 75-year-old Sudanese President, Omar Hassan…

THE CONTROVERSY OVER PROJECT MINE

The disagreement over special economic zones is unnecessary The war of words between the Senate Committee on Industry, Trade and Investment and the Ministry it…

Leaders must build lasting legacies

ON Thursday, April 4, 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari inaugurated the Senior Executive Course 41 of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, NIPSS, Kuru,…

Need to pass Police reform bills

NIGERIANS are already savouring the benefits of the retirement of the former Inspector General of the Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, whose three and half…

THE GROWING ILLITERACY IN NIGERIA

Government should invest more in education The National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non-formal Education (NMEC), said recently that 35 per cent of the…

ISSUES IN NIGERIA’S MISERY INDEX

Government must find creative ways to tackle the unemployment problem Last week, Steve Hanke 2018 Misery Index listed Nigeria as the sixth miserable country in…

End of Bouteflika’s era in Algeria

THE curtain has finally fallen on the iron rule of Algerian President, General Abdulaziz Bouteflika. He ruled his country for 20 years (four five-year terms).…

THE BATTLE FOR RIVERS STATE

INEC should exceed expectations by conducting a peaceful election At a stakeholders meeting in Port Harcourt last Saturday, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) expressed…

No to a rubber-stamp National Assembly

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has reportedly been rallying members-elect of the Senate and House of Representatives from…

BEFORE THE POWER SECTOR COLLAPSES

The stakeholders need to think and act more boldly to stem the crisis The report last weekend that the national power grid lost 1,770 megawatts…

Our new minimum wage conundrum

THE struggle by the Organised Labour to secure a new National Minimum Wage, NMW, scored yet another success on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 as the…

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