Opinion

Do Not Reverse Power Sector Privatisation, By Rafiq Raji

As there are now numerous other attractive locations, any country that takes these investors for granted does itself a great disservice. The Senate’s proposal – if adopted – would have repercussions beyond the power sector. Thankfully, there are viable market mechanisms that can be used to correct the obvious rot…
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Guest Columns

The Shame of a Diminished Senate, By Louis Odion

By describing the senators as "childish and irresponsible", Sagay could, in fact, be accused of being too charitable. By harbouring a nest of former governors standing trial for massive theft while in office, failed contractors, certificate who choose to view the red chamber, as presently constituted, as a den of…
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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

Magu, DSS, Nigerian Senate and Buhari’s Anti-corruption War, By Chido Onumah

There is serious doubt about APC and Buhari's change mantra but nowhere is this apprehension more critical than on the issue of the war against corruption. This will be a true test for President Buhari's anti-corruption credentials. There are two options open to him: re-submit Magu's name for confirmation or…
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Opinion

Diarrhoea, Rotavirus Vaccine and Nigerian Lawmakers, By Simbo Olorunfemi

...the quality of those who make it to the legislature at all levels calls for serious examination. How can you make laws when you are not knowledgeable enough about the challenges and opportunities that you are seeking to address? This Senate is doomed in the hands of the pall-bearers who…
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Opinion

Buhari and the Consolidation of Democratic Dictatorship in Nigeria, By Arthur Nwankwo

I really do not understand why Buhari should be fiddling when Nigeria is on fire. If his government does not know, perhaps it needs to be reminded that Boko Haram, IPoB, NDA, Red Avengers, OPC, Egbesu Boys etc are all tinder to the impending Nigerian implosion and inferno. For me…
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