PROPOSED SALARY CUT IN NIGER STATE : A PRETENTIOUS POSTURE OF GOVERNMENT WITH WRONG PRIORITIES

By Bello IbrahimPlan to cut a staggering 30-50 percent salaries of Civil Servants in Niger State is underway. Niger State Government is adducing recession, which according to the State Government has affected inflow of finances, as the factor responsible for the impending salary slash. According to available information, Niger State Government appears sketchy with requisite […]

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The Moral Burden Of Policing Fake News

In his recent interview with The Atlantic, former US President, Barack Obama, emphasized the danger of exploding misinformation to the American society. “If we do not have the capacity to distinguish what’s true from what’s false,” he said, “then by definition the marketplace of ideas doesn’t work”. Even for the distracted, Obama’s concern is legitimate […]

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ASUU STRIKES: SACK AND RE-APPLY MODEL AS THE ULTIMATE SOLUTION

It is a fact that the greatest threat to the survival of university education in Nigeria today is not the federal government but the academic staff union of universities (ASUU). Indeed, if ASUU can remain unmoved while innocent students who ordinarily should be on their studies are sitting idly at home for 9 months, then […]

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The Need to Actualize the HYPADEC dream: For the people of the riverine areas of Niger State.

By Shehu Tanko The need to actualize the HYPADEC dream: For the people of the riverine areas of Niger State, marginalization, poverty and destruction of their natural habitat is all they have gained from sacrificing their lands for the nation. They live in penury for contributing their God-given natural endowment for the generation of power […]

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Surviving the 21st Century

By Adamu Tilde Every historical epoch in human history was/is mired with peculiar challenges and varied opportunities that require[d] unique approach to address the challenges, and creative approach to capitalize on the opportunities— the 21st century can’t be an exception. What are those required tools and skills needed to maximize the opportunities provided by the […]

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USE DATA FOR DEVELOPMENT, NOT DESTRUCTION

By Jibrin Baba Ndace Technological advancement has always changed the course of history. Inventions and innovations have continuously improved human existence. By the same token, every evolution has provided new ways to do old things. Indeed, each epoch or century witnessed one or more inventions which have significant impact on agriculture, politics, education, religion, journalism, […]

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