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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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Where Are The Men?, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

Deficient masculinity will invariably render Nigeria and indeed the world impotent in the face of the ensuing political and cultural We must not yield to dangerous impulses and the constant pressure of radical feminists who want men to surrender their manhood to women who hunger for it. Is Nigeria walking…
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Of Water Rights, Subsidies, and Clean Cars, By Uddin Ifeanyi

Across the rights (both access to and use of) are potential casus belli. Water is getting scarcer by the day, as the world’s population, and both its water hunger and waste grow. Recent conversations around how unwashed my vehicle sometimes appears underscored how, even amongst those who ought to know,…
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Patriotic Leadership – Demonstrating the Commitment for Greatness, By Taiwo Odukoya

Today’s leadership can begin the urgent task of rewriting the Nigerian story. We can relegate the attitude of self before country, which has kept us down for many years, to the ash heap of history. So we built the wall, and the entire wall was joined together up to half…
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Federalism Is Doing Like This, By Pius Adesanmi

With virtually every state in Nigeria seizing the opportunity of a moribund and directionless centre to further bastardise the already bastardised federalism we practice, it is little surprise that even at the centre, federalism and governance are understood essentially as unbridled chaos and impunity. One of the more curious consequences…
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