• EDI-19

    CBN And Health Of Banks

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    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has continued to reassure Nigerians that the banking sector is healthy. The apex financial institution insisted that no deposit money bank (DMB) was on the verge of going under. It also said that like in every other business engagement, negative profit can and do happen and is rarely a…

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    Can The Senate Get To The Bottom Of It?

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    The Senate seems not to be happy with the management of the affairs of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and has set up an eight- member ad hoc committee to investigate utilisation of funds released to the Presidential Initiative on the North East (PINE). The committee will also investigate alleged diversion of grains and other…

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  • EDI-01

    Justice Visits Corrupt Justices

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    The National Judicial Council, with Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, as chairman has just recommended a compulsory retirement from office of the Presiding Justice, Court of Appeal, Ilorin Division, Hon. Justice Mohammed Ladan Tsamiya, Chief Judge of Enugu State, Justice Innocent Umezulike and the dismissal from service of Hon. Justice Kabiru M. Auta…

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  • EDI-24

    Enough Of Modern Day Slavery

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    Of all the commitments made by President Muhammadu Buhari at the 71st UN General Assembly and its side lines in New York last week, none should resonate round the continent as the call to end modern day slavery. Speaking at a meeting hosted by British Prime Minister, Theresa May, on the margins of the Main…

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  • EDI-18

    Suicides In Nigeria

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    Until most recently, suicide, the act of taking one’s own life, was an obscure phenomenon in Nigeria, few and far between. Culturally, it is a taboo and the stigma can haunt the family of the victim for generations. Almost all religions abhor suicide just as it is illegal for one to end one’s life. Legal…

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  • A Call For Sincerity

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    Listening to commentaries on the radio, television, streets or reading opinions on the pages of the newspapers and magazines, any visitor to Nigeria would think the 16 months old administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has been such a woeful failure. While it may not have scored 100 per cent on its three cardinal programmes of…

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  • EDI-07

    Curbing Incessant Jailbreaks

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    In the past two months, there have been series of jailbreaks and jailbreak attempts in almost a dozen facilities of the Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS) across the country. Between July and August this year, there were reported cases of prisoners’ escape from the Koton karfe prison in Kogi State, Kuje Prison in Abuja, Nsukka prison…

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  • EDI-03

    Agenda For National Council Of State Meeting

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    The upcoming meeting of the National Council of State (NCS) will be the first since the inception of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration on 29th May 2015. It should produce profound resolutions for the myriad of socioeconomic challenges testing the collective will of Nigerians as never before. In particular, the Federal Government’s security, social welfare/employment…

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  • EDITOR-12

    Checking Sudden Death Syndrome In Nigeria

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    Nigeria has, in the recent past, recorded significant feats in the area of health. Worthy of note is the successful combating of the Ebola scourge and efforts in the area of polio eradication as well as other diseases. However, while the decline in disease outbreak is uplifting, the growing cases of sudden deaths among Nigerians…

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    Nigeria, Not Taking Advantage Of Geographic Resources In Security Management – Sambo

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    Mallam Adamu Sambo, President, Certified Institute of Geographers of Nigeria (CIGN), in this interaction with LEADERSHIP Editors during a recent visit, spoke on the use of geographical resource tools in the security management and development of the country, among other issues. On the economy The economy is in a kind of stagnant state. The CBN…

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