Opinion

Buhari’s Health: Gloating Is of No Value, By Femi Adesina

Since March 10, when President Buhari returned, purveyors of evil have disappeared. Vanished! Utterly transmuted, like Brother Jero, in that work by Wole Soyinka. Even on social media, where they had held sway for many weeks, they evaporated. Like a beaten dog, they had their tails between their feet, and…
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Opinion

Why Audu Maikori May Get the Abacha Treatment from El-Rufai, By Mbasekei Martin Obono

Would Audu Maikori get justice from a government led by a man who would think nothing of boasting about interfering with the judicial process and advising on how to acquire it? This is why citizens of good conscience must resist the impending sham of El-Rufai’s judicial lynching of Audu Maikori.…
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Guest Columns

Understanding Buhari, By Azu Ishiekwene

One of the saddest things said by a foreign newspaper during Buhari’s medical leave was that, dead or alive, he no longer makes any difference to the lives of Nigerians. Creative dysfunction is sometimes an unofficial government tool. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo occasionally set top government officials up against themselves…
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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

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

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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Columns

Magu and Daura as Signifiers that Presidential Authority Has Crumbled, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Today, Nigerians are getting very worried that President Muhammadu Buhari is too weak to exercise his authority and his subalterns are taking the opportunity to do what they like. Let us hope and pray that the President can re-assert his authority immediately by ensuring that all his subaltern appointees obey…
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Opinion

Nigerians Deserve to Know What Ails President Buhari, By Stan Chu Ilo

... Mr. President, before you prepare for your next check up, make available to the nation your medical record. We are your family and your life is no longer yours but that of the nation. As you rightly pointed out in your inaugural speech in remarks borrowed from De Gaulle,…
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