Opinion

General Monguno: Tackling Inter-Agency Rivalry, By Yushau A. Shuaib

...General Monguno as the national security adviser should devise strategies and methods in bringing the leadership of the various agencies to a roundtable to dialogue and achieve mutual understanding. It doesn’t even need to be elaborate engagements, as reaching out to each agency with a sincerity of purpose can enable…
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Guest Columns

Presidential Infirmity: the Futility of Cameo, By Louis Odion

...how a glass-fragile fakir, earlier wildly speculated by busybodies to be vegetating at the point of incapacitation - if not death, suddenly summoned the extraordinary athleticism to pull off such a feat in physiological vitality is still a mystery, even at this writing. It was stuff only expected in the…
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Opinion

That NIA’s Black-Budget and the Mysterious Whistle-blower, By Yushau A. Shuaib

Now that NIA has laid claim to the amount found in the Ikoyi apartment, does it mean the Economic and Financial Crimes (EFCC) was misled? Is the mysterious whistle-blower a character in the inter-agency rivalry? Or is it another counter-intelligence by another foreign secret service against Nigeria? Preparatory to the…
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Opinion

The Osinbajo Committee is Unconstitutional and should be Disbanded, By Sam Amadi

For the interest of protecting the Constitution and not violating the separation of power in the Constitution, the president should disband the Osinbajo Committee and refer the allegations against the SGF and the DG of NIA to the ICPC and the EFCC respectively for investigation and other consequential actions. On…
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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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Guest Columns

Setting A Foreign Policy Agenda for the Buhari Presidency, By Babatunde Afolabi

In recent times, however, Nigeria has not pulled its weight at the continental level for various reasons, such as its inability to produce a coherent continental agenda, and its limited representation at the highest decision-making level of the AU. Perhaps, with the development of a coherent foreign policy strategy following…
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