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Nigeria: Why Not a Market Solution To Fuel Shortages?, By Rafiq Raji

Sadly, with the Muhammadu Buhari administration already in election mode, the principal of which is actively seeking a second term, the likelihood that market forces would be allowed to determine fuel prices anytime soon is very slim. The opportunity cost of this supposed “political necessity” is sobering indeed. Nigerians were…
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The Importance and Significance of Learning History In Islam, By Murtadha Gusau

In The Name Of Allah, The Beneficent, The Merciful All thanks and praises are due to Allah, we seek His help and forgiveness. We seek refuge in Allah from the evil within ourselves and from the consequences of our evil deeds. Whoever Allah guides will never be led astray, and…
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Scandal, Power and Dollars, By Jibrin Ibrahim

One thing that has been scientifically proven about corruption is that when the system is able to punish those involved in corrupt practices, the quantum decreases steadily. When there is immunity for engaging in corrupt practices, however the quantum and scale of corrupt acts grow astronomically. Politicians love telling white…
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Tackling the Unemployment Situation In Africa By Boosting Future-readiness, By Adetola Salau

To be like the Chinese Bamboo plant, our learning institutions must become adaptable and flexible for youth in the informal education system. To incorporate the creative thinking, problem solving, grit and business acumen of youth to equip them to be future ready. To take advantage of what is already available…
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Obasanjo’s Roadshow And Buhari’s Forgotten Task, By Azu Ishiekwene

We take his message that Buhari’s government has under-performed but we also remind this messenger who knows where the dead bodies of the unrealised power projects are buried that even though Buhari may have chosen to turn a blind eye, he, Obasanjo, would yet pay his debt to justice someday,…
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Buhari and the Arrogance of Ignorance, By Majeed Dahiru

It is discernable from Buhari’s statements that he didn’t quite pay attention to the details of government dealing throughout his years in the opposition, in order to be adequately informed. This lack of proper information on issues of governance is responsible for the elevation of fake news and hate speech…
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IG’s ‘Transmission’ and the Other Treacherous Tale, By Louis Odion

...after all mispronounced and done, the IGP also partly has himself to blame. Well, maybe his consolation should be that, at least, there is now an epithet to define his reign as super cop. As it is customary, today, we shall be making a detour from the usual to dissect…
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