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Nigerian passport drops in global ranking

The Nigerian passport has undergone a significant decrease in its global ranking, dropping 38 places over the past 17 years, as reported by the Henley Passport Index. The index assesses passports by the number of countries that their holders can enter without a visa or with visa-on-arrival. Currently, Nigerian passport holders can enter 46 countries […]

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MRA Calls on Federal Government to Fund Public Institutions for FOI Implementation

Lagos, Thursday, November 24, 2022:  Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today called on the Federal Government to demonstrate a commitment to transparent and accountable governance by ensuring that all Federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) are provided with resources in the 2023 National Budget for the effective implementation of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act. In […]

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Financial Crunch: I Will Concession Ports, Railways Highways, others to Private Sector-Atiku

Nigeria’s former vice president and presidential flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), AtikuAbubakar has disclosed that he will concession ports, railways highways and other capital projects to private firms to unburden the federal government of elected as president of the country. Atiku said this on Wednesday during a meeting with the Nigerian Guild […]

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NAIC SYMPATHISES WITH FLOOD VICTIMS

The Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation (NAIC) sympathises with flood victims across the country. The Corporation shares the pains and agony of victims and stand with them at this trying period. Therefore, as a caring and responsive organization, we are using this medium to assure our insured clients that their genuine claims will be given utmost […]

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Why North Needs A Pan-Nigerian Leader-Atiku Abubakar

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has said that the credential of national inclusivity, not ethnicity should be an ideal that the Northern part of the country should examine in electing a new president for the country in the 2023 elections. Atiku made the remarks when […]

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ACCI Congratulates Newly Elected MAN Export Trade Group Chairman

Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) lauded the election of Oluwasoromidayo George as the chairman of Manufacturer Association of Nigeria Export Trade Group (MAN) Export Trade Group). The Director General ACCI, Dr Victoria Akai in a congratulatory message issued on behalf of the Chamber stated that the election of Oluwasoromidayo would bring great developments […]

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Why the 2023 Population Census must be Postponed

By Michael Owhoko, Ph.D Without prejudice to extent of preparations, has government genuinely evaluated reasons for dispute and rejection of previous census results in Nigeria before proceeding to organize another headcount? Results of census conducted in 1962, 1963, 1973, 1991 and 2006 were all marred by anomalies and controversies allegedly engendered by manipulation and falsification […]

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Op-ed: Becoming a Political Activist in Nigeria

By Olalekan Adigun If you are a job seeker or need to change jobs, the best career advice is for you to become an activist. Sure, you are passionate about something: the environment or climate change, out-of-school children, drug addictions among juveniles and the likes. You are not just becoming an activist, I’m talking about […]

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