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MDGs, Vision 2020 as mere slogans

As 2015 draws near, the attention of government officials and indeed all Nigerians would be on that year’sgeneral elections. However, 2015 means more than elections. 2015 has been set aside by the United Nations for […]

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Enough of bloodbath in North-east

The past few days have witnessed the deadliest attacks by gunmen in the North-eastern part of Nigeria. The attacks, attributed to Boko Haram, have claimed the lives of hundreds of innocent people, mostly woman and […]

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Another round of fuel scarcity

For the past couple of days, in many parts of the country including Abuja, the nation’s capital, the ugly sights of fuel queues have once again resurfaced, creating fear and panic about the cause and […]

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The big threat of vaccines stock-out

The news that Nigeria has run out of vaccines for four child-killer diseases calls for concern. These child-killer diseases are yellow fever, measles, hepatitis B and Chalmette-Guerin. These diseases contribute greatly to the death of […]

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Plight of disengaged workers

The Nigerian system is notorious for its poor treatment of pensioners and disengaged workers. The government is notorious on reneging on agreements it reaches with the working people or even with Labour unions. This has […]

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States and abandoned N48bn UBE funds

It has been acknowledged universally that education is the foundation upon which any long-lasting development can be built. This is why any country that neglects education is underdeveloped, stagnant and crisis-ridden. UNESCO, having taken cognizance […]