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Nigeria’s scary security situation

Until recently, the word ‘insurgence’ was alien to the Nigerian society. But the activities of the jihadist terrorist group popularly called “Boko Haram” opened this new chapter of militancy in Nigeria. Shootings, bombings, kidnappings, arson in various parts of the country became ubiquitous, especially in the North. These activities have heightened the spate of insecurity […] Read Full Story

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Sanction MDAs that default in remitting funds to federation account

The recent revelation by the Senate Committee on Public Accounts that some government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) have continued to defy statutory regulations which require them to remit to the federation account, trillions of Naira they generated, has once again exposed the inability of the government to enforce financial regulations. It raises doubts about […] Read Full Story

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Fossil fuels and Africa’s predicament

Many countries and international oil companies have introduced targets to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 but, increasingly, attention is turning to what this would mean for Africa’s oil and gas producing countries like Nigeria. The European Union is striving to be climate-neutral by 2050 – an economy with net-zero greenhouse gas emissions. This objective is […] Read Full Story

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Nigeria’s scary security situation

Until recently, the word ‘insurgence’ was alien to the Nigerian society. But the activities of the jihadist terrorist group popularly called “Boko Haram” opened this new chapter of militancy in Nigeria. Shootings, bombings, kidnappings, arson in various parts of the country became ubiquitous, especially in the North. These activities have heightened the spate of insecurity […] Read Full Story

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DisCos now have better tariffs, improve service delivery

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Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) are reporting higher collection and improved remittance from the market based on the Service-based tariff which took effect in November 2020. But in many areas, service is still poor. It is unjust to inflict high tariff rates on customers without commensurate service delivery. Nigeria’s eleven DisCos collected N56.1billion in December as […] Read Full Story