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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Opinion

COVID-19 Disruptions and Use of Technology In Elections: Lessons for West Africa, By Ilo & Osori

A Season of Disruptions Elections under COVID-19 present countries across the world with a unique problem: balancing the need for credible elections and containing the devastating public health crisis created by COVID-19 against the importance of the legitimacy required to govern effectively. This new reality is testing democracy’s infrastructure across…
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Opinion

Gbajabiamila’s ‘Legislative Diplomacy’ Mission To Ghana, By Musa Abdullahi Krishi

With Gbajabiamila’s intervention through the peace mission, the coast is now clear for the seeming sour relationship between Nigeria and Ghana, which bred tension, to turn a new leaf. Every well-meaning Nigerian was concerned about recent developments in Ghana, which threatened the age-long hitherto healthy relationship between that country and…
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Opinion

The Critical Relationship Between Diabetes and Leg Amputations, By Mukaila Kareem

The mantra about “exercise is medicine” is true but it lies in understanding the various metabolic pathways by which the body burns energy substrates, as opposed to counting calories and taking advantage of other functions of contracting muscles, which are separate and apart from the conventional locomotor apparatus of the…
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Opinion

Fuel Subsidy Removal: The Needless Furore, By Maryam I. Shettima

Why does any attempt by the government to right the wrongs of subsidy hit a brick wall? Did the subsidy regime truly help in providing enough gasoline to our vehicles and industries? Who are the major beneficiaries of the subsidy idea and why are they averse to the policy being…
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Opinion

Christianity, Politics and the Uproar Against CAMA, By Olaogun Michael Sunkanmi

The earlier we realise that our existence as members of a geographical location is determined by policies of the government, the better for all of us. When bad laws are formulated and implemented, the effect does not know any tribe or denomination we belong to, which means we all suffer…
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