Guest Columns

OUT OF THE BOX: Buhari’s Dirty War On Corruption, By Majeed Dahiru

President Muhammadu Buhari, and not the Senate, is the one who does not want Magu as EFCC chairman, as the DSS cannot issue a security report to the Senate without the knowledge of the president. The reasons behind Magu’s fall from favour are not contained in the DSS report. Such…
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Opinion

DSS, Saraki, Melaye and the Senate’s Dirty Slap On Buhari’s Face, By Godwin Onyeacholem

He loses all, if he loses the anti-corruption war. And he loses the anti-corruption war if he allows the likes of Lawal Daura, Bukola Saraki and the official clown of the Nigerian senate, Dino Melaye, to determine who becomes the Chairman of EFCC. No thanks to the unholy machinations of…
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Opinion

My ‘Ordeal’ Inside Kirikiri Prison, By Yushau A. Shuaib

Rather than convey me straight to a cell, the officials at Kirikiri Prison took me to a barbing saloon where imprisoned barbers and trainees provide the services. Next to the barbing saloon were tailoring and shoemaking workshops, where inmates were trained in the production of clothes, shoes, and bags, among…
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Guest Columns

Of Five Percent Bargain-hunters and the London Opera, By Louis Odion

...what the Information minister should be telling us at this hour - almost half time of the Buhari administration - is what concrete steps are being taken to draft an executive bill to be sent to the legislature for a law to back and institutionalise the policy. Half a century…
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Opinion

OOTC: Please Who ‘Spoilt’ Nigeria?, By Chude Jideonwo

The question really is simple: if our succession of leaders were so sterling, so high achieving, and so distinguished – then how exactly did our country collapse? There is something curious that you might have noticed. Something as strange as it is weird. And it should worry you. We don’t…
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Opinion

Buhari’s Offerings and the Imperative of a New Deal, By Sufuyan Ojeifo

The New Deal generally embraced the concept of a government-regulated economy aimed at achieving a balance between conflicting economic interests, as opposed to the traditional American political philosophy of laissez-faire. Here, APC during the electioneering in 2015 successfully de-marketed former President Goodluck Jonathan with its mind-boggling promises. Buhari just flowed…
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