Opinion

Al Makura And The Mararaba Metaphor, By Armsfree Ajanaku

What rankles most is that Al Makura and his team have more or less overlooked the potentials of Mararba as an economic hub, if provided with fairly good infrastructure. The government, after providing the requisite infrastructure through creative approaches, would then be in position to get healthy revenues through property…
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Opinion

Why Nigerian Football Coaches Should Ignore Foreign Bred Players, By Aderonke Bello

Enough of the worship of foreign bred players. Look Inwards. Nigerian bred players should be better engaged. We don’t need foreign bred players considering we are a nation of over 160million people. As a professional journalist, I know how normal it is for the media to sing praises of players…
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Opinion

Counter-Terrorism: A Call on Borno Elites, By Fatima Goni

The military and security agencies should conduct thorough investigations, arrest and prosecute all those involved. We should all support and encourage the military to take any lawful action against the so called prominent elders and politicians undermining the effort of the Federal Government to combat terrorism and insurgency in Nigeria.…
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Opinion

Why This Year’s Independence Day Calls for Celebrations, By Johannes Oluwatobi Wojuola

Independence Day all over the world is celebrated with an insightful reflection on a country’s political, social and economic liberation from the control of another country. It is a celebration of a newness and at every year which it is marked, it calls for a check on the calendar and…
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Opinion

Nigeria at 55: Except We Begin To Travel at the Speed of Love, By Soyombo Ayomikun

We will burn Forever, Tears from our eyes Filling our streets, Redundant And wasted Our lives Will become, We won’t smile When the sun sets, Except we begin to travel At the speed Of love! Power Will fail, Change Will crumble, Democracy Will gasp for breath, Corruption Will thrive, We…
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Columns

At 55, Nigeria Needs Greater Coherence and Unity of Purpose, By Muhammadu Buhari

October 1st is a day for joy and celebrations for us Nigerians whatever the circumstances we find ourselves in because it is the day, 55 years ago; we liberated ourselves from the shackles of colonialism and began our long march to nationhood and to greatness. No temporary problems or passing…
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Opinion

Why Buhari Needs FOI Act In Battle Against Graft, By Aliyu Abdullahi and Johannes Tobi Wojuola

President Muhammadu Buhari’s clear intention and sincerity of purpose on the “fight against corruption” and “government Waste” is a common and global knowledge. However, the best of intentions do not necessarily translate to positive gain in realisation of policy goals, if the right machineries are not employed at the right…
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