Femi Fani-Kayode

The Referendum In The Crimea and The Great Betrayal, By Femi Fani-Kayode

On Sunday 16th March 2014 a referendum will be held in the Crimea to determine whether the people of that country will stay in the Ukraine or opt to be part of the Russian Federation. This is a positive development and I have little doubt that they will vote to…
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Article of Faith

Article of Faith: Dreaming Dreams of the Almighty (2), By Femi Aribisala

When you tell people the Lord appeared to you in a dream, those who have not had such experience may be inclined to despise your dream.  In September 2012, I had a dream.  I was somewhere high up in the mountains and did not know exactly what I was doing…
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Opinion

Institutions vs Leadership in Nigeria’s fight against corruption, Onyinye Ough

At least two perspectives on fighting corruption have emerged this week from key Nigerian reformers that served together during the Obasanjo era. Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, during a BBC interview with Will Ross, passionately emphasized the need for strong institutions and systems to tackle corruption.  To the extent that she was…
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Hannatu Musawa

The PDP and the “Janja Weed” Influence, By Hannatu Musawa

The irony of the All Progressives Congress, APC, adopting the broom as its national logo to sweep away the canker-corruption worms and indirection in Nigeria that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has steered us into for the last 15 years can hardly be lost on anyone. Especially when the PDP…
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Opinion

Politicising oil exploration in the North, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

My vague recollection of the search for oil in the North dates back to the beginning of this republic, when once again civilian governance emerged on the scene. It has been a long tortuous battle though. Unfortunately this battle has served no useful purpose, at least for the region concerned,…
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