Barely three months after the inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari, the Federal Government unveiled a script to convert commercial debts of 22 states to bonds.
Women, children 'tainted' by Boko Haram become outcasts
Starving and alone, five-year-old Umar was left for dead in a camp for internally displaced people in northeast Nigeria. The reason? He is the son of a Boko Haram fighter. It took a Boko Haram widow to rescue Umar. Fatima Salisu had been held captive by the insurgents for 16 months and was…
Lamentations as recession hits mobile phone market
Though, smartphone penetration has gone as far as 30 per cent, investigations showed that rather than buy new devices, most people either choose to maintain their damaged phones, go for refurbished ones or buy the very low-end ones.
‘Nigerian judges work less than four months a year’
When all the days they go on holiday and vacation are computed, judges in Nigerian courts work just about 104 days in a year, The Guardian can reveal.
Airlines going under over harsh forex regime
Findings show that the average return ticket on economy class for Lagos-London route has risen to between N553,200 and N600,000 as against the initial N280,000 and N355,000 some weeks ago.
IPO resuscitation in capital market
In any model economy, such as Nigeria’s is struggling to become, efficient and vibrant capital market contributes hugely to economic development .
Tackling economic recession-induced mental health disorders
In recent times, there have been increases in cases of documented suicides, violent crimes, depression, and alcohol dependency among other vices that go with economic recession.
Remaining polio-free beyond July 2017
To be certified polio free, Nigeria needs to have had no case of wild polio for three consecutive years in the presence of high quality Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP) surveillance systems.
How Kogi workers’ screening opened can of worms
The result of their thievery is obvious in the beautiful houses owned by civil servants in parts of the state, especially, Lokoja, the state capital amidst high level of poverty that has been ravaging their fellow citizens.
Why jurists want constitutional recognition for magistrates as judicial officers in Nigeria
We are calling on the Nigeria Judicial Commission and other relevant bodies to cause the National Assembly to amend Section 318 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, so that we can be part of the judicial officers...