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24 May 2015
THE passage of the National Tobacco Control Bill by the Senate for the President’s assent into law represents a landmark in the effort of Nigeria to control tobacco smoking and curb its adverse health implications on the society.
22 May 2015
AS legislators make last-minute permutations for key positions in the National Assembly in a new government, one man who would not be forgotten in a hurry for his forthrightness, erudition and ability to elevate discourse in the Senate Chambers to a magisterial level, is Senator Uche Chukwumerije, whose remains shall be committed to mother earth…
21 May 2015
PRESIDENT-ELECT Muhammadu Buhari’s order charging all security personnel attached to him, official escorts and convoys to obey traffic rules, has expectedly generated the kind of debate that all changes do.
20 May 2015
IT is quite appropriate that the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), founded 40 years ago, has been in the news especially in commemoration of its landmark fourth decade.
19 May 2015
THE alarm raised by the National Board of Technical Education (NBTE) over the proliferation of illegal and unaccredited private polytechnics, monotechnics and Innovation Enterprise Institutions (IEIs) across the country is timely in order to forewarn members of the public on the illegal schools. Suddenly, so many private technical educational institutions have sprung up in different…
18 May 2015
THE general elections just concluded in the United Kingdom hold some lessons for Nigeria, especially for the nation’s politicians, on how democracy can be made to work by genuine, committed democrats.
17 May 2015
IT is certainly a good development that the Lagos State House of Assembly has passed a resolution on sanctions for those who cross major highways and fail to use them where pedestrian bridges are available.
15 May 2015
WITH the coming inauguration of a new government amidst a drastic decline in the price of crude oil, the country’s main export, thus a leaner treasury, it is quite encouraging that the issue of cutting the cost of governance might get the full attention of in-coming public officials and that collective drive may see to the end of profligacy.
14 May 2015
WHEN the President of The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Remi Bello, the other day, implicitly stated that the economy had yet to derive the benefits inherent in effective financial inter-mediation, he appropriately observed that banking institutions were taking advantage of the double digit interest rates being paid on treasury securities to channel a lot of funds into their purchase.
12 May 2015
AGAINST the background of changing natural realities and the environment demanding proactive action, the move by the Federal Government to review Nigeria’s environmental sanitation policy is a step in the right direction as the country could no longer afford to be negligent on issues of the environment. Minister of the Environment, Mrs. Laurentia Laraba Mallam,…
12 May 2015
THE ongoing work by the House of Representatives on a bill seeking to criminalise torture and other inhuman treatments represents a turning point in the effort of government and human rights groups to check impunity and high-handedness in the society. When passed into law, victims of torture can get justice in cases where the law failed to prevent the crime.
11 May 2015
AS Nigeria prepares for the inauguration of a new government, the aggressive job-creation model of economic regeneration, canvassed by Britain’s Conservative Party before last week’s election may well be an initiative for the Muhammadu Buhari government to consider for adoption in order to revitalise Nigeria’s comatose economy.


21 mins ago
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has urged the kingmakers and those entitled to the vacant stool in Rumueme community, Obio-Akpor Local Council of the State to ensure peaceful coexistence
25 mins ago
At the forefront of the war against domestic and sexual violence in Lagos State is the State Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency (DSVA), whose mandate is to provide and coordinate end-to-end response to incidents of domestic and sexual violence.
27 mins ago
My life has changed forever because of my diligence, trust, sacrifice and commitment to trust God and go all the way back to the beginning and start all over again. That would begin in Africa.
36 mins ago
The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja, on Friday, dismissed the suit filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu over alleged double nomination of Kassim Shettima.
37 mins ago
First, my father, who was a teacher and very renowned one with all sense of modesty, his students were always excited whenever they saw and the first statement they always make anytime they see me is that is this the son of Merry Chief, which is my dad’s nickname.