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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Columns

Who Is scuttling the Anti-corruption War?, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

...it should be noted that Magu is not different from the previous anti-graft czars who were equally engaged in selective persecution and prosecution of the opponents of their pay masters and their political foes while leaving out those who are ready to play ball. As the anti-graft war appears to…
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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

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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Opinion

Magu, DSS, Saraki, Buhari and the Intrigues of a Corrupt Cabal, By Godwin Onyeacholem

Yes, corruption is fighting back, and the Buhari administration needs to summon the will to repel the attack and crush the monster. Otherwise, as Buhari himself has often stated, it will kill us. "The President – whoever he is – has to decide. He can’t pass the buck to anybody.…
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Columns

What Happens to Governance When the President Will Not Govern?, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Governing Nigeria is no easy task and our problems are so many and so deep that governance processes have to be pursued with urgency. There are many successes in President Buhari’s efforts especially on the wars against terrorism and corruption and he must be commended for his achievements. Handling the…
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Columns

CCB/CCT: The Senate On a Slippery Slope, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

If the unseen hands of previous presidents could be spotted in previous amendments and therefore rejected, one wonders how far the Senate president and his co-travellers can go in arm-twisting Nigerians to accept amendments done for their protection, to the neglect of other bills that are critical to address current…
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Bámidélé Upfront

Nigeria According to Personal and Political Ethics (II), By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

One of the biggest problems in Nigeria is that many powerful people mistake themselves for the state. In the hands of leaders like Saraki, Nigeria will remain unfortunate unless Nigerians rise against religious, ethnic and monetary considerations when electing public office holders. Things happen very fast when the Nigerian political…
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