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Sunday, July 21, 2019

Ataba Sani-Omolori: Nurturing the National Assembly Bureaucracy

Barely a month ago, Mohammed Ataba Sani-Omolori, the blue-blooded bureaucrat, was elevated to the position of the Chief Accounting Officer, Principal Adviser and Clerk...

DANA Airlines Provides 50% Discount for MDAs

The Federal Government has signed an Agreement with Dana Airlines to give 50 per cent discount on official air travel tickets to Federal Ministries,...

Bauchi Senatorial Ticket and Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa

Bauchi Senatorial Ticket and Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa By Ben Abdul   But for the potential capacity to impugn on the character of the President of the Court...

Sale of Assets as Dangerous Policy Myopia?

I HAVE just read the wide media coverage regarding the recommendations of the National Economic Council (NEC) as well as the Senate on the...

Perspectives on the Nigerian political economy

Any consideration of the wellbeing of a country must take into account of both its political and economic outlook. It is difficult to say...

Prof Olawale Albert’s Pinched, Ditched or Jinxed Africa

For a continent like Africa whose modernisation has been such a painful process for the majority of the populace, the continuous re-examination of each...

Nine Key Milestones In President Buhari’s First Year

Twelve months ago, President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in as the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. He...
Kemi Adeosun Finance Minister

FG’s Efficiency Unit Project: Saving Cost, Blocking Leakages

Earlier in the year, the federal Government set up the Efficiency Unit in the Federal Ministry of Finance as part of its plans to...

NIGERIA @58 With stunted Growth

NIGERIA @58 With Stunted growth  By Guy Ikokwu A Reflection of Nigeria’s palpable dismal situation 58 years after independence shows that our growth has been stunted...

Declaring A State Of Emergency In Bayelsa State

Quoting sources in and outside of Abuja and Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, the Niger Delta Standard newspaper is reporting that “the Federal government...
Goodluck Jonathan

Nigeria’s Sovereign Wealth Fund And Inter-generational Equity

On May 11, 2011 the Nigerian Senate approved the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority Bill, 2010, which sought to establish a sovereign wealth fund to...

PDP: The Enemy of Good Governance in Gombe

PDP: The Enemy of Good Governance in Gombe By Muhammad Baba Gombe After elections, nothing makes sense to the ordinary man who spent donkey hours, sitting...

Imperatives of Non-Oil Exports to Nigeria’s Economic Growth

There is no doubt that Nigeria has acquired for herself an acronym of mono-product economy following her over-dependence on oil sector which been responsible...
An Encounter with the Spymaster by Yushau Shuaib

My Encounter with the Encounterer of the Spymaster

My Encounter with the Encounterer of the Spymaster By Adeyemi Ibrahim Olarotimi This is a lesson of life from Yushau Shuaib to all campus journalists. I doff...

Diezani’s N7.6bn Finally Forfeited to Govt by Court Order

A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered permanent forfeiture of N 7, 644, 700, 000.00 belonging to former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani...

SIM Registration: NCC Slams N1.4 tn Fine On MTN

Professor Umar Danbatta, the new chief of Nigeria’s telecoms industry watchdog, has approved punitive sanctions totalling one trillion and forty billion naira (N1.04 trillion)...

Needless Furore On The Appointment Of Festus Adedayo

Needless Furore On The Appointment Of Festus Adedayo By Abdullahi O. Haruna Media practitioners especially image makers are like the doctors and lawyers, they exist for...

NEXIM BANK: REPOSITIONING FOR NIGERIAN NON-OIL EXPORTS

In recent decades, export competitiveness in the era of globalization has been at the heart of domestic economic growth and development debates. Against the...

Still On N500bn Paris Club Refund

In line with the federal government’s mission to reflate economic activities in the country, the Federal Government had earlier disbursed a special intervention fund...

Revamping NYSC for the National Unity

Yusuf An-Nuphawi That the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has sacked eleven of its staff, demoted several others and asked others to proceed on retirement...