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Opinion

DSS, Saraki, Melaye and the Senate’s Dirty Slap On Buhari’s Face, By Godwin Onyeacholem

He loses all, if he loses the anti-corruption war. And he loses the anti-corruption war if he allows the likes of Lawal Daura, Bukola Saraki and the official clown of the Nigerian senate, Dino Melaye, to determine who becomes the Chairman of EFCC. No thanks to the unholy machinations of…
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Guest Columns

Death As Our Way of Life: Deconstructing Violence in Nigeria, By Chris Ngwodo

...the political economy fosters a climate of competition and mutual antagonism between groups that perceive themselves to be locked in a no-holds-barred struggle for the national cake. It is not the case that Nigerians are fundamentally or irredeemably tribal; they are trapped in a system that forces them against their…
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Opinion

Superhighway Threatens World’s Biodiversity Hotspot, By Mercy Abang

“How long will it take to make profit from the proposed toll gate? Where is the business sense? Are there any cost-benefit analyses? If we fail to answer these questions and follow due process in the choice of developmental projects, we would end up having lots of community forest destroyed,…
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Opinion

How Many Advisers and Assistants Does Yahaya Bello Really Need?, By Ahmed Oluwasanjo

...I think Bello’s best strategy for reelection, apart from focusing on infrastructural development, should include: how to create jobs to win the hearts of the unemployed youth; how to get schools that are on strike open to pacify students; how to ensure the prompt payment of salaries and pensions to…
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Guest Columns

Megalomania: We Are Nigerian Army, We Are Above All Nigerians, By ‘Tope Fasua

The only reason why one may excuse Ali and perhaps see him as some superstar who must live beyond the law, is if he has caused some profound changes for the better in the institution he leads. Yes, sometimes whizkids are exempted, even though it is bad management practice. But…
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