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The Legacy of the Former Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Ibrahim Dasuki, By Hannatu Musawa

As we witness the twilight of a beautiful soul, I pray that God forgives and has mercy on the soul of Former Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Ibrahim Dasuki and makes honourable his May Allah keep him safe and sound, protect the place where he has rested and make his entrance…
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The Imperative of Rolling Back Our Dangerous Impulses, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

We must aspire to actions and deeds that are bigger than our existence. Nigeria will not be great until each one of us aspires to a larger mind than the one that will be destroyed with our brain in death. President Muhammadu Buhari came back contrary to the wishes of…
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Making Sense of the National Economic Recovery and Growth Plan, By Uddin Ifeanyi

Whether, then, our goal is attaining a single digit inflation rate by 2020, or crude oil output of million barrels per day by the same year, the NERGP is credible only if we assume that somehow, managers of this economy will husband our resources differently (better, that is) over the…
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Thoughts on President Buhari’s Medical Advice to Nigerians, By Pius Adesanmi

A citizen who reads that he or she is being advised to get medical care in crumbled and ramshackle clinics and hospitals by a President just returning from a publicly-funded medical safari in London is also sick because such a citizen has just been emotionally and psychologically violated. From what…
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Our Brand New Economic Recovery and Growth Plan, By Jibrin Ibrahim

This government has already built a solid reputation as the slowest government in Nigerian history. If it took 20 out of the available 48 months to develop the Plan, I wonder when the gear will shift to full implementation. Finally, after 20 months in office, the government published its Economic…
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