Opinion

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Illness: Any Lessons from the Past?, By Jiti Ogunye

In the prevailing circumstances surrounding the illness of President Muhammadu Buhari, his seeking of medical treatment overseas, the non-disclosure of the facts of his ailment to the Nigerian people, and the mismanagement of information surrounding the true state of his health, we have found our analyses and submissions in that…
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Opinion

Dear Acting President Osinbajo, Saraki Is Coming, Act Fast!, By Akin Fadeyi

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo must carefully manage how he serves into the hands of the NASS, whose members are now demanding for the consideration of the 2014 confab report, without falling naively for a populist goal about to be scored against the presidency. "Nelson Mandela was an extra ordinary human…
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Opinion

No, Chichi, You Don’t Get To Give Up On Nigeria, By Chude Jideonwo

The problem, and the reason we lament, is that we have fallen too short of our potential. That, in spite of the lavish goodwill and the mandate given to both these leaders, they didn’t justify the faith. That is valid, and necessary, criticism. But also valid and necessary is this…
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Columns

The Nigerian Presidency as a Foster Parent of Crimes, By Pius Adesanmi

The only reason that the identities of the owners of the Ikoyi billions cannot be revealed and an institution of the Nigerian state – NIA – must be given marching orders to own the crime is that there is unity of purpose in the confederacy of illicit interests. They are…
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Opinion

OUT OF THE BOX: Resolving the Conflict of Faith and Citizenship, By Majeed Dahiru

In resolving the conflict of faith and citizenship, brought about by the non-separation of state and religion, it is pertinent for mainstream Islamic authorities to commence a genuine re-appraisal of certain doctrines that are embedded in mainstream Islamic theology that are driving radical Islam. Several reasons have been advanced by…
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Opinion

OOTC: How Jonathan Has Come To Be An Option For 2019, By Chude Jideonwo

...if Buhari decides to run for president again in 2019, the old fault lines will re-emerge, and we will probably end up with Buhari versus Jonathan again for the presidency of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. I got a lot of panicked responses after my last piece, with the panic…
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Opinion

OOTC: How Did Obasanjo Allow His Legacy Get Off the Rails?, By Chude JIdeonwo

Properly situating the context of Obasanjo’s leadership decisions and the outcome of his long-term strategic thinking aids us in locating the governing philosophies that drove his victories, the fault lines that generated his failures, and in navigating the pathways to a sustainable future. In the world these days, it is…
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