Tag: reforms

Concerned about its relationship with citizens, Nigerian police launched a radio station

The Nigerian police have launched a radio station aimed at improving its relationship with the ordinary citizens. Police boss Mohammed Adamu said the radio will provide information on community policing and help reach the public better. Nigerian police and members of the public have had a frosty relationship with citizens[Read More…]

As Singapore Mourns Lee Kwan Yew, Here’s A Recap Of The Famous Quotes By Author Of From Third World To First

by Deji Abiodun Singapore plunged into mourning and world leaders united in tribute Monday after the death of Lee Kuan Yew, the iron-fisted politician who forged a prosperous city-state out of unpromising beginnings. His son, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, issued a statement before dawn announcing the passing of his 91-year-old[Read More…]

Yakubu Dati: Nigerian Airports Not The Worst In Africa

These days, it has become a phenomenon to see phantom studies or researches in the public place. For those who know, such studies should be done away with. Some of them are politically motivated, while others hardly passed through the true test a genuine research expected to make a change[Read More…]

Olusegun Adeniyi: PenCom & The N4 Trillion Pot Of Gold

It was one of those brilliant memos in 2001 from then Director-General of the Bureau for Public Enterprises (BPE), Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, to which President Olusegun Obasanjo was instantly sold. However, he didn’t like the fact that el-Rufai would suggest that only Mr. Tajudeen Fola Adeola could midwife a reform[Read More…]

Tolu Ogunlesi: How Many Nigerians Does It Take To Change A Light Bulb?

One person to write a petition to the Presidency pointing out that the light bulb needs changing. Twelve persons to form a Presidential Panel of Inquiry “to establish the immediate and remote causes of the blackout, and prescribe appropriate recommendations.” Three-dozen ministers (sitting under the Chairmanship of the President, on[Read More…]

Jonathan Approves Self-Accounting Status To Improve Services Of The Nigerian Police

The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, says President Goodluck Jonathan has approved a self-accounting status for the police. At a press briefing at the Police Headquarters in Abuja on Friday, the police boss said that the new finance status would help improve the services of the police to the[Read More…]

Opinion: Nigeria Does Not Have And Does Not Need A Police Force

The term Nigeria Police Force (NPF) is very misleading. NPF is a term used by some men and women in uniform who extort money from the citizenry for the benefit of the uniform wearer’s family. Nobody should doubt that Nigeria does not have and does not need a police force.[Read More…]