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Nigeria: State Police or State Social Security?

Nigeria: State Police or State Social Security?


I have three inter-related historical and contemporary concerns. The first is our colonial and immediate post-independence experience with Native Authority Police established for example in Northern Region. The Police were instruments of reactionary local despots. Anyone who disagreed with those in control of the police could be banished in the land. Opposition political parties found … Continue reading

Why We Need Internet Policing In Nigeria!

Why We Need Internet Policing In Nigeria!


By Perkins Onome Nigeria is rapidly growing its presence in the universal space; this has also given rise to the urgent need to employ measures to squarely manage this growth positively to curb the menace shown on our cyber space daily. It is no longer news that most young Nigerians rely more on meeting people … Continue reading

Labaran Maku: Time to regulate the social media space

Labaran Maku: Time to regulate the social media space


By Abang Mercy The task of regulating broadcasting in Nigeria dates back tweenty years ago with a mandate to licensee, monitor, regulatee and conducting research of broadcasting in Nigeria. To this end, the NBC Friday August 24th marks her 20th anniversary celebration in Abuja with a call by the Nigeria’s Information Minister Labaran Maku to ensure that social media … Continue reading

Okonjo-Iweala on Forbes‘World’s most Powerful Women’ List

Okonjo-Iweala on Forbes‘World’s most Powerful Women’ List


The Coordinating Minister of the Economy and minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been chosen by Forbes as one of the ‘World’s most Powerful Women’. Forbes, an American business magazine which features international news on finance, industry and marketing information released this list on its site on Thursday. The Finance  ministers was in the 81st position and one of the … Continue reading

Rich Nigerians fleece poor in biggest kerosene racket BusinessDay

Rich Nigerians fleece poor in biggest kerosene racket BusinessDay


Investigation undertaken by BusinessDay uncovered a raft of illegalities and underhand activities in kerosene distribution among officials of Pipeline and Products marketing Company (PPMC), a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and politicians on the directive of the Federal Government. The investigation also revealed how politicians peddling pro forma invoices (PFI) for kerosene … Continue reading