The national outrage that erupted soon after President Muhammadu Buhari announced last week, the names of people he appointed as Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), the Chief of Staff, and the heads of other government departments was indicative of the level of public disappointment with Buhari for failing to reflect geographic or regional balance in the people he appointed. Public indignation over the appointments is justified.
Judging by the way Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole has been speaking in the public space, the language he uses, the authoritative air he exudes, the ease with which he has been pouring scorn on everybody associated with former President Goodluck Jonathan’s government, you could see that Oshiomhole is yet to rid himself of that baggage of a militant labour leader for which he was known. The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), you must remember, is the platform through which Oshiomhole rose to become governor.
There is a damning report, published in the Punch of Thursday, 13 August 2015, that documented a culture of sexual harassment, fraud, academic dishonesty, and plagiarism that have undermined the image of Nigerian universities as centres of high quality teaching, research, and learning.
Is there any reason why a diminished Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has woken up suddenly from a long period of slumber and realised there are corrupt
Ever since Bola Ahmed Tinubu, leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), remarked that President Muhammadu Buhari deserved to go on honeymoon rather than be hassled by growing demands to lift the
The more President Muhammadu Buhari speaks, the more he exposes his prejudices against certain sections of the country and the more his media officers
The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) in Anambra State and the state Ministry of Education are locked in a major argument over the best way to get teachers to acquire computers and develop computer knowledge and skills as
The news that President Muhammadu Buhari would be willing to negotiate with Boko Haram as a way to end the relentless bombing campaigns by the terrorists has drawn mixed reactions from civil society.
It started off as a rumour. Within days, the rumour has gained legitimacy and momentum leading to widespread demonstrations by civil society groups in the South-east.