Opinion

Buhari, Magoro and the Reunion of the Class of 84/85, By Eric Teniola

A reunion is expected to rekindle the past, access the present and proffer solutions to the future. For me, a reunion should not only be about the past. I hope General Magoro and his colleagues must have informed President Buhari of the plight of Nigerians at the moment. There is…
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Columns

As Discontent and Rivalry Take Centre Stage In Nigeria, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

Now, the discontent, power-play and rivalry (which are self-inflicted and are about self-interest) that are on display are symptomatic of the larger “battles” discussed in “hushed voices at the top”, which we all know and hear about, while the business of governance is now comatose. The sum total of everything…
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Editorial

EDITORIAL: The Flaws In Governor Emefiele’s Five-Year Plan For Central Bank of Nigeria

Of late, the Central Bank of Nigeria has been in the news. Its decision to set a floor (initially at 60 per cent, but subsequently increased to 65 per cent) on how much of their deposits banks may lend, has sent ripples through the industry. Its resolve not to go…
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Opinion

Ugwuanyi’s Bold Initiatives For Enugu City, By Louis Amoke

Expressing satisfaction, the state’s workers, declared that the security measures have contributed immensely “in keeping crime at a very low rate in Enugu State and the sustenance of the position of the state as the most peaceful state in Nigeria”. The recent decisions by Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s administration to restore…
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Opinion

EKITI: Walking the Talk, Restoring Values and Enhancing Impact, By Muyiwa Olumilua

The goal is to improve both education and healthcare outcomes by ensuring that the people of Ekiti get the requisite quality contemporary education which will qualify them to take up the jobs that will be created by new investments in the State, while we make a concerted, deliberate effort to…
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Opinion

Xenophobic Attacks: Reassessing Our Priorities As A Nation, By Caleb Arogundade

Against the backdrop of the recent ugly events in South Africa, there is the need for us to reassess our priorities as a nation. With the human and natural resources at our disposal, there can be no justification for the kind of embarrassment that Nigerians suffer abroad if we have…
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Bámidélé Upfront

Value Orientation and Innovative Thinking: Akínkanjú As An Opportunity Entrepreneur, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

The Akínkanjú, the entrepreneur, is a pilgrim on the journey of discovery, disruption and change. She is constant in her doggedness, and never discouraged. It takes initiative and resourcefulness to have a vision, to take risks and create something of value, to be an Akínkanjú. The propagation of good values…
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Columns

UNILAG and the Sex Narrative In the Villa, By Festus Adedayo

The sex-for-marks story in Nigerian universities, one can understand, but what exactly was responsible for the hoax about President Buhari getting married to one of his ministers? Who was behind this “sinister” motive of insinuating that sex matters, just like the UNILAG experience, is also a bother in Aso Rock?…
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