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Doubtful Future For Education

THERE is a paradox governments have built around education – they are spending billions of Naira on education, yet the financial issues around education are not being resolved. The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, strike is only one of many matters that are dogging education.

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Human Rights Retreat

THE once booming business of promoting human rights is on serious retreat in Nigeria. It is appropriate to remember this, as elections and contests for power dominate national discourse. The quest for power cannot be an excuse, not even a reason for rights violations.

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What About Malaria?

MINISTER of Health Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu last year announced that more than 90 per cent of Nigeria’s population, 150.3 million (the population of ECOWAS countries without Nigeria), is at risk of malaria infection. His prescribed emergency plan was use of more mosquito nets.

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PDP, Please, Please

WHERE is the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, heading? It is doubtful if PDP, any side of it, knows. Matters are complicated, so complicated that the intentions of its members are unknown. The size of PDP and its pervading influences are factors in its struggles.

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