Opinion

Atiku’s Road to Damascus on Restructuring, By Moses E. Ochonu

What's his Road to Damascus epiphany story? What or who convinced him to embrace restructuring? Who is writing these beautiful speeches for him about the imperative of restructuring? Are they the same people who authored the APC's now abandoned platform and promise to restructure the country? Atiku Abubakar, former vice…
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Opinion

Restructuring Nigeria for National Cohesion and Good Governance, By Atiku Abubakar

Restructuring will ensure greater accountability. People are more likely to hold their state and local governments to account once those governments are no longer able to convincingly blame the central government for their shortcomings. I have spoken a few times over a long period of time about the need to…
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Opinion

APC Promised Nigeria Restructuring, By Femi Falana

- The late Professor Abubakar Momoh ...I believe that the greatest tribute that Professor Abubakar Momoh deserves from us is a renewed commitment on the part of ASUU and other progressive forces to mobilise the Nigerian people to campaign for the actualisation of the Fundamental Objectives and Directive Principles of…
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Columns

Nigeria: 2017 Trend Analysis and the Contours of Inertia, By Jibrin Ibrahim

The most frightening trend for 2017 is the return of hunger and malnutrition to Nigeria. In 2016, we observed the growth of starvation in the North-East due to the Boko Haram insurgency. The dollar crisis has increased the annual trend of buying up food from farmers at harvest and exporting…
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Guest Columns

Ondo, Atiku and Buba Galadima, By Azu Ishiekwene

The convulsions of this week, topped off with former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s direct attack on the government’s pace (what happened to his hotline?) should be a wake up call. Forget the staging of placards in Sokoto asking former President Goodluck Jonathan to come back to power tomorrow. The jesters have…
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Columns

Waiting for a Third Force (1), By Dele Agekameh

In recent times, the Nigerian polity has witnessed a subtle but clearly discernible jostle for political power with the most strident and baleful politicking in the nation’s history. Power, to the ambitious, is like an aphrodisiac. It creates the enabling self-satisfying platform for the realisation of other pursuits and wants…
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