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The Travails of Imo Pensioners

Rest is sweet after labor. However, this statement does not apply to Imo pensioners in recent months. With backlogs of unpaid arrears and benefits, rest has been so bitter for them. According to the Imo State Chairman, Retired Permanent Secretaries, Fabian Agba, the state government is owing pensioners up to 40 months accumulated pensions. Agba, who […]

Low Voters Turnout in Anambra: the reasons and implications

The Anambra state gubernatorial elections have come and gone. However, the low turnout of voters remains a cause for concern. As reported by the Independent Electoral Commission’s returning officer for Anambra, Zana Akpagu, “a total of 2,064,134 registered as eligible voters out of which only 448,771 actually cast their votes”. Statistically, only 22% of registered eligible voters […]

Mugabe – the end of an era

After clinging to power for 37 years, Robert Mugabe finally bowed to pressure by stepping down as the president of Zimbabwe.The Nonagenarian had refused to step down despite pressure from the country’s armed forces which commenced an operation to oust him on November 15th. Troops commanded by the head of the armed forces, Constantino Chiwenga, took […]

#AnambraDebates – what candidates promised

Since Nigeria adopted the democratic system of government in 1999, our elections have been largely flawed. Political candidates and their propagandists cook up manifestos and sell to the electorates through the media and at campaign grounds. Political party leaders often exaggerate their candidate’s competencies, and platforms, where the electorates could engage candidates, are either lacking or […]

#AnambraDebates 2017

Since 2011, Enough is Enough Nigeria has been at the forefront of encouraging civic participation in elections by organizing youth-focused debates to trigger engagement with electoral candidates. One of the cardinal points of our  R|Register, S|Select, V|Vote, P|Protect campaign is to provide a platform whereby candidates can openly iterate their plans for the citizens if […]

Unpaid Salaries – Kogi workers cry for help

There is an ongoing Labor/Government face-off in Kogi State which has left civil servants in a pathetic and inhumane condition. Currently, all workers under the employment of the Kogi state government are being owed a minimum of 3 months salaries. Citing the insensitivity of the state government to their plight, the labour union embarked on […]

#MainaGate and Buhari’s Faulty Cabinet

The anti-corruption campaign of President Muhammadu Buhari suffered a huge blow recently with the sudden appearance of a Former Chairman of the Pension Reforms Task Team (PRTT) who is wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for his alleged complicity in the over N2billion Pension Biometric Scam. Abdulrasheed Maina, before his appointment as Chair […]