When the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Wednesday, October 4, intercepted three container loads of fake drugs, electricity cables and other contraband goods from China, valued at over N356m in Lagos State, not many were shocked by the seizure, reason being that such encounters were becoming commonplace of late.
Proactive measures greet Monkeypox amid fear, apprehension of spread
This is despite repeated assurances by government at all levels that proactive measures were being in put to checkmate the spread of the disease, while efforts are being made to find its cure.
Nigeria Airways retirees: endless wait for a funeral’s closure
Since the defunct national carrier, Nigeria Airways closed shop in 2003, about 6,000 ex-workers of the outfit have continued to wait on the Federal Government to pay their entitlements
Nzene: How government arrived at N45b instead of N78.3b temains a mystery
Chairman of the Nigerian Union of Pensioners, Nigerian Airways Branch, Sam Nzene...
The naira and kobo of bonding in uniform
The sheer patronage that aso-ebi now enjoys has made it a money-spinning venture, especially for its sellers and designers. A trader, Chidinma Onyemachi, told The Guardian that most people spend more money on aso-ebi than other things.
Anyaoku: Nigeria is adrift, only restructuring can arrest the drift
I would say that as things are now, we are drifting backwards, and drifting towards a possible national disaster. That is why I am calling for the restructuring of the country.
Redefining the Nigerian federation
The quest for restructuring is however seen in different perspectives by even the agitators who, like the fabled blind men of Hindustan, felt the Elephant in different ways.
Nigeria@57: ‘We need good governance’
Security has become a thing of concern; children are being kidnapped everyday. I heard that big people in society are mostly sponsoring robbery, terrorism and other social ills.
Nigeria at 57: ‘Government should give priority to public schools’
Irrespective of our various ethnic nationalities, we are all one Nigeria and will remain one forever. Security situation in Nigeria is not really bad, but we need to improve on it.