Category: Editorial

elections

2019 Elections: Entrenching democratic culture that endures 

On Saturday, Nigerians will be going to the polls again to elect leaders who will steer the ship of the Nigerian state for another four years in line with the provisions...

Apapa-Road

The future of Nigeria’s federal roads

The myth surrounding the development of Nigeria’s federal roads was last week broken with the Executive Order 007 of 2019. The Order titled Road Infrastructure...

UN says Nigerian migrants face unimaginable horrors in Libya

Illegal Migration: Nigeria’s Albatross 

For some years now, the Nigerian youth has regrettably been leaving the country in droves, in search of greener pastures in other parts of the world. Their usual...

Minister asks electricity agency to open offices in ports

Nigeria’s charity should begin at home

Recently, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, was reported to have announced that the Federal Government had approved $500,000, 350 electoral kits and...

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When Nigeria’s N9.3bn no longer secures its oil pipelines 

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) recently announced an alarming increase in the spate of pipeline vandalism across the country. The state oil company...

Somali region once riddled with pirates sees peaceful power transfer

Somali region once riddled with pirates sees peaceful power transfer

By Abdiqani Hassan and Omar Mohammed A region of war-ravaged Somalia elected a new president on Tuesday, a peaceful transfer of power in a part of the country notorious...

Nigeria should take its place in intra-African trade

Nigeria should take its place in intra-African trade

Africa’s first organized trade fair ended recently in Cairo, Egypt with the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) calling for implementation of initiatives that...

Against legislative hooliganism

Nigeria’s bloated recurrent expenditure  

  There is a proven correlation between declining economic growth and sluggish investment in Africa, research from the World Bank has shown. In an Africa Pulse...

Nigeria’s policy summersault and foreign direct investment

Last month, precisely on November 6, 2018, the United States Consul-General in Lagos, Mr. F. John Bray, was reported to have said $1.3 billion American businesses in...

Rice smugglers

State-sponsored rice smuggling

Three Cameroonians were last week arrested with 16 Nigerian accomplices, trying to smuggle in 834 bags of parboiled rice worth N13 million in Calabar, Cross Rivers...

Import documents falsification and the Nigerian economy

Import documents falsification and the Nigerian economy

Director-General of the Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON), Osita Aboloma recently warned importers of goods and licensed Customs agents to desist from falsifying...

Buhari can proclaim self as petroleum minister- Court rules

Maritime Development: The missing piece in President Buhari’s policy document

In campaigning for the 2019 Polls, President Muhammadu Buhari, recently launched his policy document dubbed Next Level. Based on specified priority areas, the document...

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