Guest Columns

The Prolix And The Garbage In Buhari-Bashing, By Ikechukwu Mbachu

This is not about Buhari’s presidential aspiration, It has gone beyond the level of thwarting his political ambitions. This is now about character assassination. I know Buhari is not perfect, but then who is? I don’t think he deserves all these invective some people are pouring on him. I see…
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Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF): A critical review, By Eze Onyekpere

The Fiscal Responsibility Act (FRA) makes it mandatory for the Federal Government to prepare a Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) every year. It is an integrated economic and fiscal strategy plan that sets out the macro-economic framework and its projections and underlining assumptions for the next three financial years and…
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The Imperative Of Accepting Outcomes Of Credible Elections, By Jibrin Ibrahim

As the final declarations of contestants for the February elections emerge, it is becoming extremely clear that both the presidential and many gubernatorial will be closely fought affairs. The emergence of the APC as an amalgam of the major opposition parties means the PDP will not have an easy breeze…
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#Nigeria2015: A Word for Gen. Buhari, By Godwin Onyeacholem

In a few months’ time, Nigeria will once again arrive at what historians would refer to as a critical juncture – that point in the life of nations when either as a result of programmed actions or unanticipated circumstances, events unfold and choices are made that will alter the trajectories…
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Why Justice is Critical to Our Post-2015 Development Agenda, By John Oziegbe

At the international level there has been a growing shift in conversation on why justice and respect for rule of law must be included in the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals. Since the Millennium Development Goals were first developed in 2000, over the last fourteen years, it has dawned upon development…
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How state governors are mortgaging their states, By Col Abubakar Umar

It has become necessary to alert the nation of a dangerous, indeed an explosive scheme by which some state Governors are mortgaging the future of their states through excessive borrowing from commercial banks and other financial institutions to finance projects of dubious viability. The motive is entirely unclear. But one…
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The Agnostic Secular State and Hijab’s in Islam, By Imam Murtadha Gusau

In The Name of Allah, the Most Merciful, Most Compassionate Alhamdulillah, indeed, all praise is due to Allah. We praise Him and seek His help and forgiveness. We seek refuge with Allah from our soul’s evils and our wrong doings. He whom Allah guides, no one can misguide; and he…
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