Opinion

Corruption In Nigeria : Why the Fight Won’t Be Won In A Day, By Timothy Adewale

As the world marks Anti-Corruption Day, Mr. Buhari has an opportunity to revolutionise his anti-corruption fight and raise his game in his government’s efforts to rid Nigeria of corruption, poverty, and underdevelopment. Nigeria can and should lead the way for the rest of the world to entrench a culture of…
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Columns

Nigeria and the Quest for Comprehensive Literacy: The STEM Solution, By Adetola Salau

There is a need to increase literacy to accomplish the aim of a holistic education for Nigerian children and adults. Training structures at all levels need to ensure there is always a built-in link between literacy/training and the real world. This is where STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education…
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Opinion

Sustainability Is Not Expensive; It Is Profitable!, By Kenneth Amaeshi

Sustainability is about efficiency. It requires a different mind-set to appreciate. Entrepreneurs and organisations, which are able to break away from the old frame of reference and embrace sustainability thinking as a new way of life stand to gain enormously. The view that sustainability is expensive is a gross and…
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Opinion

Financial Gamble for Health: Nigeria and Universal Health Coverage, By Adaeze C. Oreh

As we head towards the next round of election campaigns, it is important that the voting public are conscious and aware of critical aspects of issues regarding the lives of the populace – universal health coverage being one of such vital The days of waiting for political action are rapidly…
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Opinion

Lagos State: Pioneering the Fight Against Domestic and Sexual Offences, By Kehinde Adegbite

Beyond making laws and prescribing punishments for those caught and found guilty, it’s important for all states, as well as the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, to follow the path that Lagos State has blazed. Lagos too mustn’t relent. Eternal vigilance, as the popular saying goes, is the price of freedom.…
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Opinion

Rethinking Decentralisation and Grassroots Development in Nigeria, By Tunji Olaopa

...it seems to me that while the clamour for the restructuring of the Nigerian polity is a welcome development, it is not something that can be achieved in the twinkling of an eye. Our best bet remains a gradualist approach. Decentralisation and devolution of powers, within the ambit of constitutional…
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Opinion

Combating Illicit Financial Flows Through Corporate Tax Evasion, By Léonce Ndikumana

This fight against illicit financial flows battle requires commitment from both states and the global community to improve transparency in financial systems and international trade, and to strengthen the capacities of national tax administrations. This includes forcing large companies to disclose the details of their activities in each country where…
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Opinion

Nigeria’s Housing Quagmire, By Morayo Adebayo

If authorities in Nigeria are serious about meeting the country’s international commitments on sustainable development and in particular housing, they must first comply with court orders and put an end to forced evictions. Today we celebrate World Habitat Day and this year’s theme, as declared by UN Habitat, is "Housing…
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