No to electricity tariff hike

General discontent was the immediate response to the proposal by the federal government in conjunction with electricity generation and distribution companies to further increase electricity tariff by July, this year. The reasons for the public disgust, of course, are not far-fetched. Generation, transmission and distribution of electricity have been More...

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By Muhammed Adamu On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

For mothers and families

Last Sunday and yesterday were marked as the International Day for Mothers and the International Day for the Families, respectively. The closeness of the Days underscored the importance attached to the first and More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Sunday, May 14th, 2017

Macron’s victory: Lessons for Nigeria

The emergence of Emmanuel Macron, 39, who was unknown three years ago, as France’s 25th president is significant to Nigeria in many respects, especially in the rebuilding of a fractured and deeply divided nation, More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

EFCC’s move against illicit financial flows

The recent unveiling of plans by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to go after multinationals involved in illicit financial flows (IFFs) out of Nigeria, albeit belated, is a step in the right direction. The More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Repositioning midwifery education

Last Friday, midwifery practitioners in Nigeria joined their counterparts in over 50 countries to celebrate this year’s International Day of the Midwife (IDM). The umbrella body of the practitioners, the International More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Friday, May 5th, 2017

INEC should sustain CVR momentum

The recent report that the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will run till the 2019 general elections is a welcome development that will impact positively More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Forex: Beyond CBN’s palliative intervention

Until the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) intervened in the foreign exchange transactions by way of injecting unprecedented volume of the United States dollars into the market in dizzying successions, our local currency More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Monday, April 24th, 2017

The Calabar viewing centre tragedy

The entire Nigerian soccer family was on Thursday night thrown into a shock following the news of the electrocution of 30 football fans watching the UEFA Europa quarterfinal match between Manchester United FC of More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Friday, April 21st, 2017

Giving fillip to the power sector

The Nigerian Electricity System Operation (NESO) recently released graphic but dismal data on the supply of electricity for the preceding month of March and attributed the loss of 2,746 megawatts of electricity More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

As Dangote clocks 60…

Africa’s wealthiest man and 67th richest person in the world, Aliko Dangote, joined the Diamond League on Monday, April 10, 2017 as he clocked 60. Dangote was born on April 10, 1957 in Kano into a very prominent More...