Tue. Feb 7th, 2023

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The lawmaker representing Esan North-East/Esan South-East Federal Constituency in Edo State at the House of Representatives, Sergius Ogun, explains to LEKE BAIYEWU why indiscriminate borrowing by a president and excess public debt should be an impeachable offence Your bill seeking to amend the Fiscal Responsibility Act 2007, and prescribe punishments for breaching the law has


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The Oyo State Police Command has disclosed that it has closed-circuit television in the state to monitor the forthcoming general elections. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Adebowale Williams, made this disclosure in his goodwill message at the South-West stakeholders’ roundtable on the 2023 general elections, which was organised by the Centre for Transparency


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The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has expressed confidence that the ruling All Progressives Congress will sweep the 2023 general elections. The former governor of Lagos State disclosed this when he featured as a guest on Channels TV’s ‘Politics Today’ on Monday night. Fashola’s optimism is coming barely 19 days to the presidential


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The Enugu State Peoples Democratic Party Campaign Council has denied the allegation of forgery of the National Youth Service Corps certificate against its governorship candidate, Dr Peter Mbah. It described the allegation as “the conjecture of an indolent opposition and the last kick of a dying horse.” The campaign council said the opposition in Enugu


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The Inter-Party Advisory Council has given the Independent National Electoral Commission in Cross River State a 24-hour ultimatum to allow political parties to inspect the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System machines. The umbrella group of 18 registered political parties in the state warned that elections would not hold in the state if they were not allowed


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TRANSPARENCY International has furnished the world with fresh evidence that despite the avowal by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), corruption is still waxing strong in Nigeria. In its newly released 2022 Corruption Perception Index, TI ranks Nigeria among the most corrupt jurisdictions in the world. That dire rating is not surprising. It sends


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The Nigerian industries are facing hard times from both internal hardships and lack of global competitiveness. The government is expected to provide a conducive environment for the sector to produce goods with competitive quality and quantity. A conducive environment is more than enabling laws, physical infrastructure and tax relief. It has more to do with


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The redesign of the Nigerian currency by the Central Bank of Nigeria is raising fundamental questions on the domain and objectives of monetary policy. This is coming against the background of the difficulties and challenges which ordinary Nigerians have experienced while cooperating with the bank. This discourse reviews the implementation of the currency redesign within


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Poor medical response to cases of emergencies especially to accident and gunshot victims has become a major concern to stakeholders in the nation’s health sector. Stakeholders are of the view that prompt response and quality of healthcare given by some medical practitioners have over time become questionable. Negligence of patients who are mostly accident and


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