Guest Columns

Why Should We All Pray for President Buhari to Succeed?, By Kenneth Amaeshi

Recently, it could be observed that anyone who doesn’t want to sing from the same hymn book or pray for the success of Buhari and the APC-led government is prone to be labelled unpatriotic. This is a very clever and seductive piece of propaganda. Obviously, no one wants to be…
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Opinion

Ambode’s New Approach towards Unlocking Lagos Traffic Gridlocks, By Rasak Musbau

The new approach, which is anchored on a documentation procedure where traffic offenders are booked and given a period of grace to pay their allotted fines, before defaulters are apprehended at home through the information on the motor vehicle database, deserves commendation. With a grace period, the logic is that…
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Columns

Will the Senate Fall for Wike’s Propaganda War against Amaechi?, By Ogaga Ifowodo

Here is the point: the senate stands the palpable risk of ridiculing itself even more than it has already done if it fails to screen Amaechi at its third attempt is either there is a corruption conviction against Amaechi, which irredeemably renders him unfit to be a minister, or there…
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Columns

My Pal Elvis: The Nigerian Norwegian, By Jibrin Ibrahim

I was in Norway last week for a three-day series of seminars and public debates on combatting radicalisation through non-violent means. The organisers of the event, the Norwegian Council for Africa, were keen to learn about the strategies that Nigeria has adopted to combat and contain the Boko Haram insurgency…
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Columns

In Support of the Banking Sector, By Uddin Ifeanyi

These days, sitting across the table from my banker friends, conversation rarely dwells for long on the import of the increased incidence of vehicular traffic (in the nation’s commercial capital) for the trade; even though more time spent commuting imposes severe costs on a profession whose frontline personnel are some…
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Columns

Emir Sanusi’s Marriage to Adamawa Princess and Islam’s Position on Polygyny, By Murtada Gusau

In the Name of Allah,the All-beneficent, the All-Merciful All the praises and thanks are to Allah who made marrying two or three or four women permissible. Prayers and Peace of Allah be upon the best one who applied this prescription and the best who observed justice in it ( Prophet…
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