Columns

Inside the Kano Animal Farm, Where the Law Is Below Governor Ganduje, By Majeed Dahiru

...governors of the Muslim north have cleverly held on to their privileges of purportedly administering the "lesser mortals" of their states, under a religious inside the Kano Animal Farm, the Muslim Sharia law is below Governor Ganduje and only a poor and weak fellow like the convicted Kano singer is…
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Opinion

The Social Media Influencer and the Freezing of Pentecostal Power In Nigeria, By James Yeku

...social media, despite its many limitations, facilitates efforts by some netizens to freeze and suspend the operations of Pentecostal power, but ultimately the Nigerian man of God appears to prevail. After all, it’s in the nature of power to fight back and co-opt resistance. In Nigeria, that which is frozen…
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Opinion

This FG-ASUU Impasse Is Becoming Too Expensive To Ignore, By Olabisi Deji-Folutile

It’s time for whoever cares about the present and future of this country to call on both ASUU and the Federal Government to sheathe their sword. Both parties should reach a workable agreement for the sake of Nigeria’s future. This impasse is becoming too expensive to ignore. If only Nigerians…
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Columns

Diezani, Malami, Magu: Shame of a Nation, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

Until the cases against Magu and Malami are investigated by an independent body and cleared by courts of competent jurisdiction and given clean bills of health, in the eyes of the public they are at one with the Diezanis of this world, and none has the moral rectitude to accuse…
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Editorial

EDITORIAL: Unearthing the Cogent Lessons In the NESG-CBN Economic Policy Imbroglio

The open disagreement between the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) about both the policy thrust and trajectory of the Nigerian economy has laid bare the conundrum in Nigeria’s economic policy management since the Buhari administration came to power in 2015. The goal of…
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Guest Columns

Between ‘Dividers-In-Chief’ and Dividers-In-Law, By Wole Soyinka

Only then shall we uncover who are the real Dividers-in-Chief? If individual voices rankle, then perhaps it is time to convoke a Nation Survival Conference. Let all sections and group interests place their cards on the table and starkly articulate what we all know and endure on a daily basis,…
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Bámidélé Upfront

The Killing of Terwase Akwaza and the Rise of Conflict Entrepreneurs, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

Hamisu Bala Wadume, Gana, Herdsmen, and all those outlaws whose names are known or not yet known to us, are conflict entrepreneurs. The rise of conflict entrepreneurs is predictable in a country with a weak law enforcement and judicial system like ours. With vast ungoverned areas, Nigeria is a haven…
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