Opinion

Rule of Law: Garba Shehu Goofs on Sambo Dasuki, By Yushau A. Shuaib

I request my senior brother, Mallam Garba to read my “Open Letter to Femi Adesina” on some of the achievements of Dasuki in office and the list of over 20 towns recovered during the previous administration. The most painful and mind boggling dilemma in issuing rebuttals is the necessity of…
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Columns

JAMB: The Prize of Fighting An Established Cartel, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

Notwithstanding the fact that powerful toes were stepped upon, attempts were made to scuttle the process, outcries instigated, personnel were attacked and offices vandalised, JAMB should be encouraged to continue to use innovative technologies that could reduce the cost of examination, generate money for government and restore integrity and credibility…
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Opinion

Why Nigeria Will Not Welcome a Coup d’état, By Idayat Hassan

Aside the potential turmoil, death and destruction that an attempted coup could unleash, the experiences of other countries in the region should be enough to deter any would-be plotters from daring to even contemplate a coup in Nigeria. Last week, Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, issued a stern…
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Opinion

Building a Nation that Works: My Diary and Way Forward, By Atiku Abubakar

We need to restructure our federal system to devolve more powers and resources to the federating units. It will encourage states to compete to attract investment and skilled workers, rather than merely waiting for monthly revenue allocations from Abuja. This will also include the establishment of state police for the…
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Opinion

Solve Electricity; Solve Nigeria’s Primary Economic Issue, By Belije Madu

The government of President Muhammadu Buhari, can start the process of solving Nigeria’s problem, by first solving Nigeria’s electricity problem. We look forward to the day Nigeria’s electricity problem will be solved, so that our journey into sustainable economic prosperity can really commence. The creation story of old sets the…
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Opinion

No Place for Coups, By Rafiq Raji

With the North-Eastern part of the country barely stable, the Niger Delta still largely fragile, and the vulnerabilities of the Nigerian military all too exposed under the erstwhile Jonathan administration (albeit increasingly redeemed under the current administration), a coup would almost definitely be destabilising. Today’s Nigeria is very different from…
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