Category: Editorial

From the creeks to the Bar

IN June 2019, the unconditional amnesty granted the ex-militants of the Niger Delta will be ten years old. The late President Umaru Yar’ Adua had…

THE STATE OF FEDERAL ROADS

Many major roads across the country are in deplorable condition From its 2017 budget, the federal government allocated a total of N555.99 billion to the…

CBN AND THE CURRENCY HAWKERS

MONDAY EDITORIAL The central bank should enforce its own laws The egregious handling of naira notes by some users is one of the reasons for…

The one mother, two children proposal

THE Federal Government has decided to respond to our runaway population growth by mooting a familiar proposal: promulgating a policy which will limit each mother…

BEYOND THE BENUE BOAT TRAGEDY

There is need to sanitise the country’s waterways It is a big shame that the number of deaths occasioned by boat mishaps on the nation’s…

THE GROWING INEQUALITY IN NIGERIA

The global report on inequality is another wake-up call Despite being rated as one the biggest economies in Africa, Nigeria still ranks among the poorest…

Halting age fraud in Nigerian football

FOOTBALL is widely acknowledged as the only thing that unites Nigerians. Whenever Nigeria is involved in major international football tournaments, every citizen, from the President…

MSMES AS KEY TO ECONOMIC GROWTH

WEDNESDAY EDITORIAL Government could do more to these enterprises to make them function optimally Apparently having come to terms with the fact that the task…

Ordeals of Nigerians in Ghana

THE Federal Government must hasten and wade into the ordeals of Nigerian traders doing business in Ghana. It requires serious, intensive engagement, else the issue…

THE RAGE OF NATURE – THISDAYLIVE

Government must pay attention to the environment As if the news of the devastating flood disaster in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital, is not distressing…

AS PARTIES HOLD THEIR PRIMARIES…

MONDAY EDITORIAL It is important they field candidates with a sense of mission  Since effective representation and good governance are the hallmarks of democracy, only…

Osun poll rerun: finishing a good job

NO election is perfect, anywhere in the world. The Osun State gubernatorial election which took place last Saturday, 22nd September 2018, was no exception. But…

THE CBN SANCTIONS ON MTN

Corporate players in Nigeria must play by the rulesThree years after being slammed with an unprecedented $5.2 billion fine by the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC)…

New lifeline for North-East rehab

Also, early in September this year, another high-level meeting was held in Germany under the sponsorship of the United Nations, Nigeria, Norway and the hosts,…

DEALING WITH THE LAGOS CHAOS

Government should introduce a policy that will encourage patronage of the ports in the Eastern part of the country In calling for the revival of…

BUHARI AND THE UNSIGNED PGIB

The rejection of the bill is a major setback for the country Citing the provision that empowers the proposed Petroleum Regulatory Commission to retain as…

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