At the outset of the naira’s decline and recession, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) unveiled a list of 41 items restricted from accessing foreign exchange at the official interbank market.
Quit notice: Gauging the mood of non-indigenes in the North
Following the recent quit notice by some Arewa Youth Organisations, asking Igbos resident in the North to leave the region before October 1st, there has been palpable tension and fears over the safety of all non-indigenes in the region.
When Arewa youths’ ultimatum stirred up hornets’ nest
Many non-Igbo resident in Kaduna, who spoke to The Guardian expressed serious concern over the October 1 ultimatum, saying that there is no way they will differentiate some of them from the Igbo if there is any problem.
At 18, this democracy contradicts democratic ideals, says Lori-Ogbebor
The truth is that what we call democracy in the country today is a complete distortion of the true, workable and effective democratic government, which the founding fathers of this nation gave to us in the First Republic. This current democracy separates governance from the governed.
Kokori: This democracy allows graft everywhere
Nevertheless, we still give thanks to God that we saw an end to military dictatorship in Nigeria, which from my point of view is a big gain. What else can we point to apart from that? The country is not running, as it should principally because of corruption.
School Feeding Programme: Hobbled by litany of constraints in pilot states
As the country awaits the signing of the 2017 fiscal plan, Akande expressed the hope that the school feeding programme would be revved up as more states are gearing up to embrace it.
Questioning authenticity of marriage certificates issued by local governments
Marriage in Nigeria can be traditional, religious and legal at the same time. So, basically, there are three different types of marriages that a man and a woman can contract in Nigeria...
APC - Two years of suspense, insouciance
Three months after inauguration, President Muhammadu Buhari, made it clear that the traditional one hundred days in office was a foreign ritual not suitable to measure a democratic government in a third world country.
Momoh: Buhari’s government deserves commendation, not stoning
On April 3, 2016, founding member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Prince Tony Momoh, said Nigerians should stone his party officials if it fails to deliver on its campaign promises after two years in office.