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Revisiting the TSA’s gains…

In a recent report published by a national daily, the Treasury Single Account (TSA) policy was listed among the 11 key reforms that block corruption in the Nigerian civil service. It was one of the initiatives credited with saving the government billions of naira monthly and promoting service efficiency.

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Bukola Saraki: Between CCT and EFCC

“I swear by the Almighty Allah to do justice. We are all human beings and not God, we must be fair and just,” – Umar Danladi

Those were the words of the Chairman of Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Umar Danladi at the resumed hearing on the trial of Bukola Saraki on May 17, 2016. He said he was under “serious influence” during the trial of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu in the same court in 2011, when President Goodluck Jonathan was in power.

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‘Nigeria’s higher education system produces graduates that do not fit’

I attended a meeting recently at the headquarters of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board in Bwari, Abuja: the post-2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination review meeting chaired by the JAMB registrar, Professor Ish-aq Oloyede. Participants included Professor Oloyede and his technical team, field officers and other staff, all the Chief External Examiners who supervised the 2017 UTME, across Nigeria, mostly Vice-Chancellors of universities, and provosts/rectors of polytechnics and colleges of education, in addition to major stakeholders from civil society

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To those who threaten to jail Biafrans

A man called Nnamdi Kanu and his movement called the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) single-handedly brings the whole of the south-east of our country to a standstill with his one day “stay at home order” and someone in the Presidency says they don’t consider him to be a leader of thought? Clearly the Villa curse has set in.

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Arewa quit notice on the Igbo as a way to checkmate the Biafran agitators

-FOLLOWING a point of order raised by Senator Chukwuka Utazi, PDP, Enugu North over the deployment of Nigerian troops to Gambia by President Muhammadu Buhari without the approval of the Upper chambers, both Senators Rafiu Ibrahim, APC, Kwara South and Adesoji Akanbi, APC, Oyo South said, said Wedesday that the president acted within the ambit of the law.

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Borno, Boko Haram and politics 

It may surprise many Nigerians who still hear sporadic nerve-breaking sounds of bomb explosions by Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) in parts of Borno state. This shock in Nigerians is reinforced by the insistence of the Nigerian military of defeating terrorism. Borno used to be the hub of terrorism in Nigeria and  even the incident of
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