Opinion

Sirens, Convoys and the Madding Crowd, By Mariam Mohammed Maktoub

Last Thursday, February 27, was one of those days of convoys and howling sirens, as the governors made their way to the National Economic Council meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The noise was incessant, the convoys vexatious and the police escorts unruly, and speeding like demons on the chase,…
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Opinion

Restructuring Nigeria for National Cohesion and Good Governance, By Atiku Abubakar

Restructuring will ensure greater accountability. People are more likely to hold their state and local governments to account once those governments are no longer able to convincingly blame the central government for their shortcomings. I have spoken a few times over a long period of time about the need to…
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Opinion

Federal Road Safety Corps and Its Ill-Considered Policies, By Simbo Olorunfemi

Can we take time to think through some of these policies and explore home-grown solutions that take into consideration the state of the economy and our present circumstances? Can the FRSC consider how its policy will be perceived before rolling it out? There is only so much that can be…
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Opinion

Speaker Dogara and the House’s Consolidation Agenda, By Turaki A. Hassan

The House of Representatives under the leadership of Speaker Yakubu Dogara has since resumption from working recess begun to implement the Consolidation Agenda envisioned by the Speaker. In just three legislative sittings, issues bothering on the well-being of Nigerians were tabled, and resolutions passed on them, while work commenced on…
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