Opinion

Falana, the Baby and the Bathwater, By Azu Ishiekwene

It’s interesting that while Falana and El-Rufai can hardly be described as ideological soul mates, on the contemporary issue of restructuring, they appear bound by a common contrarian thread. The statement on Sunday by a group led by human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), about “unrealistic” recommendations contained in the…
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Opinion

Dear President Buhari, You Have Broken Our Hearts, By Chude Jideonwo

...no matter what your remaining rabid supporters, either blinded still by anger at Dr. Jonathan, blinded by the comfort of denial or blinded by proximity to power, say, this is the truth: we are disappointed in you. This is not the change we voted for. Two years ago to this…
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Opinion

OUT OF THE BOX: As Osinbajo’s Common Sense Diplomacy Yields Fruits, By Majeed Dahiru

...following Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s common sense diplomacy in the South-South and South-East of Nigeria during his earlier acting presidency stint - a move that was guided by the critical elements of negotiations, concessions and reconciliations, positive results have being on the yield. Frail looking 74 year-old President Muhammadu Buhari,…
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Opinion

Nigeria: The Paradox of a Corrupt Opposition Party in Power, By SKC Ogbonnia

A ready route is to broaden and embolden the change agents. Besides a much-needed cabinet overhaul, it is about time the president finally embraces his party structure across the country to help him fill, without any more delay, the thousands of positions still in the hands of a party opposed…
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