Osinbajo committee and Fulani herdsmen terrorism by Olubode Olusesan

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THE Federal Government finally roused itself from its tepid, partisan response to the orgy of killings and arson by Fulani militia late in January by empanelling a committee of 10, headed by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo. With nine state governors on board, it is expected to address the lingering problem of frequent attacks by Fulani herdsmen …

Reforming Nigeria’s university system by Taiwo Ojoye – Punch Newspapers

NEWS that a committee has been put together by the Federal Government to review Nigeria’s university system should attract intense attention. The ivory tower is in crisis, wracked by under-funding, poor quality, inadequate staffing, gang violence and the nagging issue of autonomy versus political interference. For a sector that, everywhere else, drives innovation and research, …

Nigerians, beware of Obasanjo, Babangida motives by Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim

It is a season of contentious open letters in Nigeria. In a space of two weeks, two former heads of state – Olusegun Obasanjo and Ibrahim Babangida – have made major interventions on the state of the nation. As expected, their stinging assessments of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration have generated tension and mixed reactions in …