Columns

Eliminating Graft through Open Contracting, By Seember Nyager  

One month ago, a 2-minute animated video on the inflation of public contracts was shared with Nigerians through social media platforms. The online comments that followed the video showed little or no surprise that public contracts are being inflated by state officials and private contractors. In fact, it seemed that…
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GEJ and his 2015 Presidential Election Campaign, By Oluwafemi Akinfolarin  

For me, Mr. Jonathan started to lose the Nigerian presidential election message when he allowed a silly dispute between his wife and Rotimi Amaechi to escalate into a battle of wills. The governor of Rivers state was still a nominal Jonathan stalwart back in those days and he was still…
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Public Warning: AIG Mbu is Armed and Dangerous! By Ogaga Ifowodo      

Assistant Inspector-General of Police Mbu Joseph Mbu is armed and dangerous! It is necessary to serve this warning to the people of Lagos and Ogun States over whose security of lives and property Mbu has been given immediate charge. Mbu did not wait to set down his heavy luggage trucked…
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Guest Columns

Between “Saintifying” Buhari and “Demonizing” Jonathan, By Victoria Ibezim-Ohaeri

The PDP is desperate. Political power is gradually slipping away from its firm grip. With its woeful underperformance in the last 16 years, PDP callously frittered away a lot of chances to salvage Nigeria from the continuing descent into anarchy and retrogression. APC, on the other hand, is equally desperate,…
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From Pastor Bakare To Oyedepo And The Exegesis Of Other gods, By Adeolu Ademoyo

The 2015 Nigerian election will come and go. But what will remain in the minds of Nigerians is the alliance between the corrupt forces in Nigerian polity and some clergymen. When the clergy worship other gods, the faith, religious, spiritual and moral injury inflicted on the Body of Christ is…
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Columns

Obasanjo’s Theatrics and The Intolerance of Moral Jurors, By Jiti Ogunye

On Monday, February 16, 2015, former President Olusegun Obasanjo stormed out of the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP), in his characteristic drama and theatrics. At his PDP   membership card tearing ceremony ( for that was what it was), held at his hilltop mansion, Abeokuta, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo not only renounced…
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