Editorials

Federalism is the answer, after all – Part 13

The quest for federalism within the context of restructuring has been strangely receiving mixed support from the Presidency, leading to suspicion most times that Nigeria’s leadership The post Federalism is the answer, after all – Part 13 appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News. Read …

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Hassan Sunmonu at 80

Editorial   IN the history of the Nigerian Labour movement, the late Michael Imoudu is regarded as Number One. The man fought fearlessly and tirelessly for workers’ interests. He was a man who did not care about his personal welfare and placed his vocation as labour leader above all else. …

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Online teaching

Editorial   THE speed with which the word strike moves in Nigeria is still dizzying. Since the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) called off its nine-month-old strike a few weeks ago, the universities have remained closed for new reasons. Non-academic unions in the universities jumped on the strike bandwagon …

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Joe Biden and U.S. democratic renewal

Today, the United States will inaugurate its new president, Joe Biden and his Vice, Ms Kamala Harris. The world would stand by and watch the beacon of the liberal democracy renew itself. The post Joe Biden and U.S. democratic renewal appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and …

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Tackling the resurgence of COVID-19

SIR: The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared that countries in Europe and America are already experiencing the second wave of the COVOD-19 pandemic and urged governments of different countries to put structures in place to curb the virus. In Nigeria, the country has begun to experience a surge in …

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Great IGR push

Editorial Lagos, post-1999, appears the classical primer in fiscal federalism, in a Nigerian environment, where most states are still grappling with that reality. But much as Lagos appears a success on that score, it is doubtful if its success is not lagging behind its huge challenges and pressing responsibilities. Nothing …

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FIRS alert!

Editorial Were the report credited to the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) Executive Chairman, Muhammad Nami, that Nigeria may have lost about $178billion (about N5.4 trillion) to tax evasion by multi-nationals in 10 years be true in any particular, Nigerians would be left to wonder about the place and the …

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The challenge of COVID-19, poverty and crime

The World Bank projection that more Nigerians will cross over to the poverty bracket is actually begging the issue, given the negative performances of virtually all socio-economic indices presently in the country. The post The challenge of COVID-19, poverty and crime appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria …

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COVID-19 second wave and the vaccine question

Amid seeming politicisation and rush by the Nigerian health authorities for vaccination as a permanent panacea to the spread of the dreaded coronavirus pandemic, adequate consideration appears The post COVID-19 second wave and the vaccine question appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News. Read More

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Port failure

Editorial   A lot of hoopla has suffused the narrative. Tons of journalism, many standoffs, scenes of controversy and government posturing have attended the matter. Yet, for years, the Apapa port has remained a major eyesore, an earful and an example of official failure. For a long time, there have …

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