Nigeria’s half-hearted commitment to universal health coverage

Nigeria’s half-hearted commitment to universal health coverage

 

It is a trite fact that consistency of good policies, plans and budgets in a continuum is at the heart of development and will be instrumental to the regeneration of the nation’s economy. Incidentally, the Federal Government and the states have always chorused the fact that growth needs to be restored, the economy needs to be competitive and investments have to be pro-people. The chorus goes on to eulogise the elevation (more…)

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION UPDATE: N25 BILLION NATIONAL EGG PRODUCTION SCHEME: FEDERAL HIGH COURT ORDERS THE HONOURABLE MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT TO DISCLOSE INFORMATION TO CENTRE FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE

The Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Hon Justice Abdul- Kafarati has ordered the Honourable Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development to grant access to Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) the details of the N25 billion National Egg Production Scheme.
Delivering judgment on Thursday, 2nd November, 2017 in Suit No: FHC/ABJ/CS/520/2016: In the Matter of Centre for Social Justice and the Honourable Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Court held that Section 1 of the Freedom (more…)

Corruption In The Era Of Change

Nigerians went to the polls in 2015 hoping to elect a President who would change the cause of governance and rescue the nation from the doldrums. Prior to the election, the Jonathan government was described as “clueless” and not knowing what to do in the face of social unrest and declining economic fortunes. The present ruling party which was in opposition then promised heaven on earth and to change things in ways and means that would be pleasant to all right-thinking and patriotic Nigerians. (more…)