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12 Sep
Public misgivings over the proposal by the Federal Government to reintroduce tolling in some federal roads should not be dismissed with a wave of the hand, going by downturn in the economy and COVID-19 pandemic that have negatively impacted...
10 Sep
With the recent passing of Sir Victor Efosa Uwaifo, recently, the global music community as well as the creative arts community has lost one of its most illustrious maestros.
9 Sep
In the course of elucidating why and how the practice of true federalism can lift this country from its morass of underdevelopment, this newspaper had focused on the mining sector, with a strong contention that it is best handled...
8 Sep
Two days ago, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad had cause to warn States’ Chief Judges, after summoning and meeting seven of them, to desist from indiscriminate granting of ex parte orders....
7 Sep
The increase announced by the Federal Government on procurement of vehicles particulars and drivers’ licence may have been necessitated by the need to generate more revenue to execute development
6 Sep
Nigeria’s health sector challenge has become a bad ulcer thriving on the medications of doctors’ exodus occasioned by harsh working conditions, poor remuneration, deteriorating facilities, insecurity and the harsh economic realities.
5 Sep
Amidst reports that domestic gas prices in the country are skyrocketing, it is an understatement, and a big shame to say that Nigeria’s huge gas resources are grossly under-utilised, notwithstanding that the country is potentially...
3 Sep
Expectedly, demolition of landed properties by governments all over the country has continued to elicit passion and often controversies largely because people are thrown into serious physical dislocation when forcefully evicted...
2 Sep
All is not well in the country. Governance has declined to an all-time low. The bizarre is now routinised. Indeed, the German Chancellor, Otto von Bismarck once defined “politics
1 Sep
President Muhammadu Buhari’s insistence on the controversial open grazing routes does not post a healthy agenda for peace and unity of this country. While the president funds cattle ranching in his home state of Katsina...
Buhari
31 Aug
Anyone wondering why the heavy loan portfolio of the Federal Government appears a mismatch of visible projects may not need to dig too far, going by revelations emanating lately from the Senate.
30 Aug
Unsettled by abysmal leadership currently on offer by the political class, Nigerians earnestly look forward to a rescue mission at the 2023 general polls.

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