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Bámidélé Upfront

Party Discipline and The Senate of Toads and Squirrels, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

Up till now, the dominant parties, the (PDP) and the All Progressives’ Congress (APC) offer Nigerians no discernible ideological content and no institutional core from which an enduring philosophy can be derived. That is why it is easy for commitment problems to arise in the APC due to the divergence…
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Guest Columns

Strategic Thinking about Nigeria’s Future, By Kingsley Moghalu

For Nigeria to achieve true economic power and fulfill its destiny, we must re-imagine, redesign and reconstruct our country. PMB has enormous political capital, far more than perhaps any other politician in Nigeria that can be deployed to this strategic imperative. Strategic thinking about Nigeria’s future requires, beyond the humdrum…
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Opinion

Speaker Dogara and the House’s Consolidation Agenda, By Turaki A. Hassan

The House of Representatives under the leadership of Speaker Yakubu Dogara has since resumption from working recess begun to implement the Consolidation Agenda envisioned by the Speaker. In just three legislative sittings, issues bothering on the well-being of Nigerians were tabled, and resolutions passed on them, while work commenced on…
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Opinion

Nigeria’s Absurd Political Theatre, By Jide Omotinugbon

...in the South-West, the supposed centre of academic excellence in Nigeria, Alhaji Busari Adelakun, who Pa Awo reputedly called “Eru o b’odo” (fear no foe) as a commissioner under the Bola Ige administration in Oyo State in the 1970s/80s, was asked what he saw to the then raging students’ unrest.…
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Opinion

Whether Lawrence Anini or Dezianini: Thief na Thief!, By Ahmed Oluwasanjo

The million out-of-school Nigerian children, epileptic power supply, poor healthcare system, fallen educational standard, and with over 100 million Nigerians living below poverty line, about 50 million unemployed graduates and above all, the Boko Haram insurgency that has claimed over 15,000 lives and left over a million as IDP's in…
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Guest Columns

Nigeria’s Counter-Terrorism and Human Rights Debacle, By Chris Ngwodo

In fact, the Nigerian state itself often acts like a terrorist entity. For years, the term “unknown soldiers” was a euphemism for terror as dispensed by uniformed, anonymous and, therefore, untouchable servants of the agents of the state act with impunity, as is too often the Nigerian case, they lend…
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