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Nigerians’ love for foreign medical treatment

Nigerians’ love for foreign medical treatment

Some Nigerians, as a matter of routine, access medication in foreign health facilities. Among them are members of the political class who do so with public resources that ought to have been appropriately utilized for…

NFF should look inward for Rohr’s replacement

NFF should look inward for Rohr’s replacement

The Africa Cup of Nations finals is barely one month away and sadly, it is still uncertain who the manager of the Nigerian national team, the Super Eagles, will be for the tournament in January…

Fuel subsidy removal: A time bomb that should be avoided

Fuel subsidy removal: A time bomb that should be avoided

On Tuesday, November 23, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, while speaking at an event in Abuja, announced the planned removal of fuel subsidy and the introduction of the payment…

Newspapers and self-regulation

Newspapers and self-regulation

Recently, the Newspaper Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN) requested each newspaper establishment to institute a self-regulatory mechanism commonly referred to as an Ombudsman Committee. This is aimed at ensuring that every newspaper organisation discharges its…

Federal civil servants and mandatory COVID-19 vaccination

Federal civil servants and mandatory COVID-19 vaccination

The Federal Government has directed all its employees to go for compulsory coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccinations by Tuesday, November 30, this year. This is to enable them to be armed with the required documentary proof…

Beyond House of Representatives’ intervention

Beyond House of Representatives’ intervention

The nation may have heaved a sigh of relief after another indefinite strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) was averted. This is due to the last minute intervention by the House of…

Nigerian Custodial Centres and over-crowding

Nigerian Custodial Centres and over-crowding

Not too long ago, the Federal Government sought the cooperation of state governments towards addressing the congestion of the 39 custodial facilities across the country by building additional centres for awaiting trial suspects. The government’s…

FG must probe NFF over Rohr’s severance payment

FG must probe NFF over Rohr’s severance payment

Top African national teams like Senegal, Morocco, and Egypt booked their tickets easily for the Qatar 2022 World Cup playoffs, but shockingly, despite a good start of earning six points in the opening two games,…

Bracing up for challenges of 2022 Budget

Bracing up for challenges of 2022 Budget

  On Thursday, October 7, President Muhammadu Buhari presented a N16.39 trillion Appropriation Bill to the joint sitting of the National Assembly in Abuja.   It was heart-warming to see education displacing the usually over-rated…

As NFF, LMC await Dare’s orders for NPFL kick-off

As NFF, LMC await Dare’s orders for NPFL kick-off

The last domestic football season in the elite class, the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), ended on August 1 with Akwa United emerging champions ahead of Rivers United (second) and Enyimba (third). It was a…