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Opinion

Eligible Customer Declaration – Matters Arising, By Odion Omonfoman

- Minister for Power, Babatunde Raji Fashola However, the big elephant in the room is how the policy would be implemented, particularly the DUoS for eligible customers at 11KV and 33KV served by DISCOs, as well as the potential revenue shortfall that may further weaken already financially stressed Discos. We…
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Columns

Leadership – Little Resolves Producing Great Achievements, By Taiwo Odukoya

If we lay aside the distractions of tribe and religion, greed for wealth and power, we can rally Nigerians around the common cause of peace and prosperity, and channel their resilience and creativity accordingly. This can only start with a firm resolve to tackle corruption and mediocrity in our society.…
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Opinion

Nigeria’s Need for a Customised Democracy, By Olukunle Iyanda

It could be concluded that the claim of democracy in Nigeria is a farce, and a self-deceit. The assumptions on which truly democratic governance is based are not true of Nigeria. A country of low literacy and little knowledge of local and international provides a conducive terrain for the practice…
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Opinion

Fighting Corruption in Nigeria: Two Timely Interventions and One Anti-Climax, By Chidi Odinkalu

...the NACS document disappoints terribly: it focuses on a few symptoms without attempting to show an understanding of the underlying ailments that condemn successive anti-corruption efforts in Nigeria to certain failure. Three important documents released in the past week – respectively from Nigeria’s federal government and two by respected international…
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Opinion

Ogbeni at 60: the Power of Conviction, By Semiu Okanlawon

Viewed in totality, the harvests of the Aregbesola years in Osun - in spite of the enormous constraints of finance, negative attitude, opposition of naysayers and the vast areas of intervention required to make more impact - give credence to the words of Vaclav “Hope is not the conviction that…
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Opinion

Otodo-gbame: Eclipsing the Poor to Accommodate the Rich, By Immanuel Anyanwu-Ibe

...for little Helen Avonda, her life indicts the human conscience, making one guilty by association with a reckless humanity. Her bereavement is ours by the guilt of that association and one hopes she finds a lifeline The future is homelessness and floating on a rickety boat. Helen Avonda is not…
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