Opinion

Why I Write On Governance and Reform, By Tunji Olaopa

Writing must always serve a purpose, as far as I am concerned. And the purpose in my own case has to do with Nigeria’s complicated struggles with national integration, national development and democratic governance. For more than twenty five years, I have attempted to weave a reform philosophy around these…
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Opinion

Sule Katagum, the Civil Service Commission and Future of Public Administration, By Tunji Olaopa

A robust talent management system and a solid performance management reform combine to achieve an optimal operational framework that transforms the operational capacity of the MDAs. This is what sums up the professional struggle of Alhaji Sule Katagum. This is the reform that will keep his albeit forgotten efforts alive.…
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Opinion

Good Public Servants Are Usually DEAD!, By Kenneth Amaeshi

Despite this gory picture of the public sector, there are still some exceptions to the practice. These are quintessentially outliers and, therefore, abnormal in a system characterised by selfishness and profiteering. Surprisingly, they survive the negative pressures of the system to flow with the tide, live above board, and are…
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Guest Columns

Citizen-Centred Service Delivery: Partnering With the Youth for Africa’s Transformation, By ‘Doyin Salami

If the many issues and concerns that have been highlighted and well considered, comprehensively engaged and tackled, both at the institutional level and that of the political leadership that motivates its processes, I have no doubt that the Nigerian Civil Service is still uniquely positioned to deliver on and deepen…
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Guest Columns

IGR Is Not a Sprint Race; Nigerian States Need Visionaries, By Oluseun Onigbinde

I’ve written this whilst gazing at the Cocoa House; it is a stark testimony to the sense of vision from those who imagined a 25-storey building when no such structure existed on the continent. There was a continuous approach towards sustainable revenue generation in governance, as from the days of…
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