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Buhari’s Executive Order 006 of 2018, by NIG

Perhaps mindful of the growing perception that the anti-corruption crusade of his government, which was the major plank upon which he was elected, has...
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NIG: Sharing of Abacha loot assault on constitutionalism

The New Independence Group (NIG) views the reported resolve of the Federal Government to share about $320 million returned Abacha loot among a so-called...
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NIG: Barkin Ladi massacre and increasing assault on our collective humanity, time to...

The New Independence Group (NIG) wishes to express its feelings of shock and horror at the massacre of over a hundred citizens in Plateau...
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Muhammadu Buhari: Three years on, by NIG

On  May 28, 2018, the government of President Muhammadu Buhari completed the third leg of the duration of its mandate and commenced the last...
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Pro-Buhari solidarity indiscretion by Magu, Ali

The recent open show of support for the reelection bid of President Muhammadu Buhari by top officials of statutory agencies is not only distasteful,...
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Senate summons: Time to sanction a ‘lawless’ law officer – NIG

The stubborn refusal of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris to obey summons by the Senate over widespread insecurity in the country...
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Senator Misau vs IGP Idris: The urgency of Police Reform, by New Independence Group

In the second week of August, 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics released a report which described the Nigeria Police Force as the most...
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NIG: JAMB, cut-off marks and future of Nigeria’s university system

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) recently announced 120 and 100, as the minimum entry scores for universities and polytechnics respectively. This effectively...

NIG decries attacks on Charly Boy by policemen, hoodlums

The New Independence Group (NIG)  has condemned the attack on renowned entertainer, Mr. Charles Oputa (Charly Boy), and  his fellow campaigners  by suspected hired...
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Executive vs National Assembly: Our position, by NIG

The attention of the New Independence Group (NIG), a socio-economic think-tank, has been drawn to the needless face-off between the Nigerian National Assembly and...