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Decentralising NPF will enhance security

Decentralising NPF will enhance security

With a population of over 200 million people, Nigeria must do away with the archaic system of policing 774 local government areas in 36 states from the centre in Abuja. The level of insecurity countrywide…

In the aftermath of Ibadan explosion

In the aftermath of Ibadan explosion

Five persons were killed in the explosion that occurred in Ibadan on January 16 which also left roughly 77 injured. It will be hasty to jump into conclusions until thorough investigations are carried out. What…

The revolution in hunger

The revolution in hunger

President Bola Tinubu must get cracking immediately after his private visit to France which further exposed many to the lessons rooted in history. Hunger is as dangerous as chemical weapons – it is enough of…

Restructuring of Nigeria: A Recurring Decimal

Restructuring of Nigeria: A Recurring Decimal

In a dysfunctional, pseudo- democratic polity with successive administrations either battling against, or allegedly fuelling the twin hydra-headed monsters of insecurity and corruption in high places the continued call for the holistic restructuring of the…

Protests Over High Cost of Living

Protests Over High Cost of Living

It was only a matter of time for the pent-up anger of the increasingly pauperized people to spark off the recent protest by some angry youths who took to the streets in Minna, the capital…

Insecurity: Whither Abuja!

Insecurity: Whither Abuja!

The peace that engulfed Abuja beginning from December 1991, when President Ibrahim Babangida relocated from Dodan Barracks, Lagos to Aso Villa, is gone. Terrorists of all shades are now enjoying a field day in the…

Time to decentralise the NPF

Time to decentralise the NPF

With a population of over 200 million people, Nigeria must do away with the archaic system of policing 774 local government areas in 36 states from the centre in Abuja. The level of insecurity countrywide…

As illegal mining, impunity trigger explosions

As illegal mining, impunity trigger explosions

Reflective of the persisting paradox of preventable poverty and insecurity visited on innocent and defenceless citizens in the midst of plenty of natural resources, the recent deaths of five Nigerians, with 77 others injured and…

ECOWAS: Divided We Fall

ECOWAS: Divided We Fall

W hile countries are uniting and progressing through strong regional ties, West Africa is facing disintegration through the withdrawal of Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger Republic as from January 28, 2024. All three former member…

Medical Brain Drain and Citizens’ Wellbeing

Medical Brain Drain and Citizens’ Wellbeing

W he should be talking of a national emergency to check the exodus of medical doctors from Nigeria. It is a frightening situation that must move the government from excuses to action. Health Minister Prof.…