Opinion

Can Nigeria Position as the Sustainability Giant of Africa?, By Kenneth Amaeshi

...beyond the ministerial portfolios, there is room for regulatory agencies to promote sustainability within the Nigerian economy. This has started to happen, but we obviously need more of it. It is anticipated that the progress of Nigeria on the sustainability journey will definitely rub-off positively on the continent. Compared to…
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Opinion

Ending Violence Against Children – An Obligation For Us All, By Chidi Odinkalu

I am proud to be the Goodwill Ambassador for this campaign. If I can inspire even one person to take action - to stop perpetrating violence; to protect children from violence; to make children aware that they have a right to grow up free of violence; to help a child…
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Guest Columns

Critiquing Buhari’s Ministerial Portfolio, By Jaafar Jaafar

Despite his being dilatory, mistaken by supporters as meticulousness, I must say that I didn’t see round pegs being put into round holes in many of the ministries, just as I see President Buhari “repeating mistakes of the past”. Among those lined up for ministerial screening at the Senate in…
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Columns

The SDGs Mirror the Hopes and Aspirations of Much of the World, By Muhammadu Buhari

Protocols, I would like, Mr. President, on behalf of the Government and people of Nigeria, to congratulate you and your country on your election to preside over the 70th session of the General Assembly. May I also express appreciation to your predecessor, Mr. Sam Kahamba Kutesa and the Secretary General,…
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Guest Columns

Are We Going Backward With Our Budgeting Systems and Processes?, By David Adama

My question therefore is will adopting and implementing the Zero-Based Budgeting as suggested by the Vice President not be taking us backward? I believe it will and this will contradict the aspirations as enshrined and outlined in Vision 2020:20. The second challenge with the Vice President’s comment is that it…
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