Opinion

The Central Bank Governor Nigeria badly needs, By Eric Teniola

On April 25,2005, my then boss, Chief Ufot Ekaette, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, summoned me to his office and asked me to announce the appointment of Professor Charles Soludo as the new Governor of the Central Bank. I then asked him whether he had the Curriculum Vitae…
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Opinion

Mr. Trouble Delivers Corruption’s Open Letter to President Jonathan, By Kole Omotoso

For now, the open letter is closed. But those who are privileged to have had a peak at the open letter, including Mr. Trouble have made the following comments. But before we get to the comments, Mr. Trouble has been able to see this letter because of his opportune delivery…
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Opinion

Nigeria: 10 things to pay attention to in 2014, By @toluogunlesi

Tolu lists some of the events that could shape Nigeria in 2014. 1. Lugard’s Legacy There’s an ambitious plan for marking Nigeria’s centenary, which the government insists will be private sector led and funded. What I’m not very comfortable with is referring to or regarding it as a “Celebration.” If…
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Opinion

The Centenary of the Amalgamation that Never Was, By Jibrin Ibrahim

In the years leading to the centenary of amalgamation, there has been a lot of writing, especially on the Internet that amalgamation was an experiment to be tried for one hundred years and that legally, that experiment would end on first January 2014. Many of the writings referred to a…
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