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Bailing Out Economy With Global Capital Market Fund

Posted: Oct 24, 2016 at 11:28 am   /   Our View

  Last week, the Federal Government unfolded plans to tap from the global capital market, currently assessed to be awashed […]

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Chibok Girls

Still On The Released 21 Chibok Schoolgirls…

Posted: Oct 19, 2016 at 7:10 pm   /   Our View

  The recent release of 21 of the kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls by the armed group Boko Haram is a welcome […]

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School Children

Ensuring The Safety Of Nigerian Schools

Posted: Oct 18, 2016 at 8:10 am   /   Our View

The recent spate of kidnapping in Nigerian schools by gunmen has made it imperative that more should be done by […]

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buhari; Chibok girls, Aircraft

Sale Of Presidential Jets: How Far Will President Buhari Go?

Posted: Oct 12, 2016 at 7:54 pm   /   Our View

Last week, it was reported that Nigeria’s Presidency put two aircrafts in its presidential fleet up for sale. According to […]

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Penelope Association, Human Traffic

Sex Slavery And Nigeria’s Global Image

Posted: Oct 11, 2016 at 8:47 am   /   Our View

The recent revelation by Penelope Association, a charity organisation, that about 1, 2000 Nigerian women who had reached Italy by […]

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independent newspapers,independent; APO

Agenda For Self-Sufficiency In Rice Production

Posted: Oct 6, 2016 at 1:35 pm   /   Our View

Rice consumption in Nigeria has been assuming a phenomenal rise since 1970, creating a surge in the commodity’s importation in […]

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State Police

Time For State Police

Posted: Oct 4, 2016 at 6:41 pm   /   Our View

Nigeria’s House of Representatives on Tuesday last week, passed through second reading, a bill seeking to allow for the establishment […]

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The $4.1 bn AfDB Loan 

Posted: Oct 4, 2016 at 4:27 am   /   Our View

  To give verve to its effort at redeeming the country’s economy from the jaws of recession, the federal government […]

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1st October

One Holiday Too Many!

Posted: Oct 3, 2016 at 6:31 am   /   Our View

October 1 is celebrated as the national holiday of Nigeria. Recall that on October 1,1960, the country gained her independence […]

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Cholera Outbreak In Lagos

Posted: Oct 2, 2016 at 9:52 pm   /   Our View

Last week, the Lagos State Ministry of Health confirmed the death of six persons and the admission of 45 other people […]

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Speed Limiters: As Implementation Of Policy Starts Tomorrow

Posted: Sep 29, 2016 at 6:32 pm   /   Our View

Barring any unforeseen development, implementation of the controversial policy of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) compelling all commercial vehicles […]

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Apapa Gridlock

Unlocking The Apapa Gridlock

Posted: Sep 29, 2016 at 6:32 am   /   Our View

The recent resolve by Lagos State Government and the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) to find permanent solution to the traffic […]

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Chibok Girls

Still On The Missing Chibok Schoolgirls

Posted: Sep 27, 2016 at 5:21 pm   /   Our View

  For the first time, the Federal Government, last week through Chief Lai Mohammed,Minister of Information and National Orientation, opened […]

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Local Government Autonomy: Matters Arising

Posted: Sep 27, 2016 at 7:55 am   /   Our View

  The recent support given for the autonomy of Local Government Councils in Nigeria by President Muhammadu Buhari on the […]

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Social Investment Programme

 FG’s Social Investment Initiative

Posted: Sep 23, 2016 at 3:55 am   /   Our View

  Following the current economic recession and its resultant hash condition on Nigerians, particularly the vulnerable, the recent announcement by […]

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Implement FG/ASUU 2009 Agreement Now

Posted: Sep 21, 2016 at 7:32 am   /   Our View

  The recent reports that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) might commence a warning strike come October 2nd […]

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Change begins with me

The “Change Begins With Me” Campaign

Posted: Sep 19, 2016 at 7:03 pm   /   Our View

On September 8, President Muhammadu Buhari flagged off the ‘Change Begins with Me’ campaign charging Nigerians not to see the […]

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Reflating The Economy Out Of Recession

Posted: Sep 19, 2016 at 5:33 am   /   Our View

On Thursday, President Muhammadu Buhari summoned all cabinet members and key financial experts to a retreat at the Presidential Villa, […]

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Power: FG’s Moves To Review Privatisation

Posted: Sep 15, 2016 at 6:52 pm   /   Our View

  We commend the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government for finally agreeing to review the privatisation of the troubled power […]

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Abuja-Kaduna Rail Route, poor rail services

Modern Rail System For Sustained Development And Growth

Posted: Sep 14, 2016 at 4:20 am   /   Our View

  The socio-economic advantages of rail transportation over other modes of moving people and goods cannot be over-estimated. Beside its […]

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hotels; hotel registration

The Hotel Registration Directive In Lagos State

Posted: Sep 12, 2016 at 3:41 pm   /   Our View

Last week’s reported directive from the Lagos State government to all operators of hotels, hospitality centres and other recreational facilities […]

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The Return Of Lassa Fever

Posted: Sep 12, 2016 at 5:33 am   /   Our View

Recent media reports suggesting the return of Lassa fever in Nigeria are quite worrisome considering that the disease was first […]

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INEC Presents Obaseki, Shaibu With Certificates Of Return

As INEC Shifts Edo Governorship Election

Posted: Sep 9, 2016 at 11:47 am   /   Our View

As the long­-awaited governorship election in Edo State – the Heartbeat of the Nation, has been shifted by the Independent National […]

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Nigerian Sports: Matters Arising

Posted: Sep 8, 2016 at 10:56 am   /   Our View

The recent declaration of State of Emergency in Nigerian Sports, by Solomon Dalung, Minister of Youth and Sports though long […]

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terrorism, stunted children; IDPs

Resettling The IDPs

Posted: Sep 7, 2016 at 6:30 am   /   Our View

The recent observation and declaration by the United Nation’s expert on Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), Chaloka Beyin, that the IDP […]

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