Editorials

Between wealth creation and poverty alleviation

The recently released National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) ‘‘2019 Poverty and Inequality in Nigeria’’ survey, which was conducted for the 2018-2019 period The post Between wealth creation and poverty alleviation appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News. Read More

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At cross-purposes

Editorial   It is curious that office space caused a conflict between the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), involving Minister of Communications and Digital Economy Isa Pantami and NIDCOM chairman Abike Dabiri-Erewa. Dabiri-Erewa alleged that, on Pantami’s orders, NIDCOM’s workers were evicted from their …

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Ese Oruru

Editorial   Justice might have come almost five years late, but it did come for young Ese Oruru who was abducted on August 12, 2015, in Bayelsa State, by  Yunusa Dahiru, who subsequently took her to Kano State, impregnated and converted her to Islam without the consent of her parents. …

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Eradicating Almajiri

Editorial The governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir el-Rufai, has announced that any parent who enrolls any child into the Almajiri system will after prosecution be fined up to N200,000 per child, or jailed up to two years, or both. Similarly, Islamic teachers who accept pupils into Almajiri school or …

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The First Lady and Leah Sharibu

It is disheartening that the First Lady, Mrs. Aisha Buhari has not been pushful in word and indeed for the release of citizen Leah Sharibu, the only remaining Dapchi schoolgirl still held hostage… The post The First Lady and Leah Sharibu appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria …

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Needless dissonance

Editorial The hiring and firing of parastatal chiefs should provoke little or no uproar, so long as laid down processes are followed.  But the May 20 sack of Usman Gur Mohammed, erstwhile managing director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), has bucked all that. Power minister, Sale Mamman, via …

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Step up

Editorial   Last week, Aliyu Aziz, the Director-General of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), told journalists that the commission has enrolled 41 million Nigerians into the national identity data base. While noting that Diaspora enrolment has been “greatly received by the Nigerians in other countries and it has been …

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Eternal injunction?

Editorial   Can a court of law duly make an order of perpetual injunction to disallow the prosecution of a party before the court, as well as restrict the trial of any future offender of the provision of the law, the subject matter of the dispute before the court? We …

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AfDB crisis and U.S. interference

The brewing crisis of succession at the African Development Bank (AfDB) calls for serious concern. It has thus deservedly elicited a series of comments across the continent and even beyond. The post AfDB crisis and U.S. interference appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News. Read …

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Eternal injunction?

Editorial   Can a court of law duly make an order of perpetual injunction to disallow the prosecution of a party before the court, as well as restrict the trial of any future offender of the provision of the law, the subject matter of the dispute before the court? We …

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