Editorial

Unmaking Nigeria

Clearly, Nigeria is today facing her greatest existential threat since the end of the Civil War. Watching Abubakar Shekau’s taunting propaganda video of the latest addition to his ‘Islamic Caliphate’, Mubi, it is pertinent for any rational mind to ask the question: will there still be a Nigeria by 2015?…
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EDITORIAL: Prof. Ade Ajayi [1926 – 2014]: Passage of an eminent scholar

The third Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos and University of Ibadan’s Emeritus Professor of History, Jacob Festus Adeniyi Ajayi, has passed. He died at the University College Hospital of the University he loved till his end, Nigeria’s premier University in Ibadan on August 9. Popularly known as Ade…
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Analysis: New CBN governor must work to restore financial sector confidence

“Mr. Emefiele has the responsibility to find a way of restoring the era of strong legacy of excellent financial sector management set in motion by his predecessor.” Godwin Emefiele assumed office on Tuesday as the 11th governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN. The former Group Managing Director of…
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EDITORIAL: How Jonathan, His Government And The Rest of Us Have Failed Abducted Schoolgirls

There is a limit to impunity, beyond which a country can no longer call itself a country with any shred of pride. We passed that mark on that grim Monday when members of the hideous Boko Haram sect stormed Government Secondary School Chibok, Maiduguri, and ran off with over 250…
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EDITORIAL: Boko Haram attacks, an inept government and the survival of the Nigerian state

On Tuesday, in an act of breathtaking savagery, members of the extremist Boko Haram sect murdered more than 40 innocent children in their school in Yobe State. For sheer barbarism, there is nothing to compare it - except of course the killing last year of another set of students in…
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Human Trafficking Expose: PREMIUM TIMES, Critics and the Limit of Falsehood

We at PREMIUM TIMES remain unperturbed by this peddling of falsehood against our newspaper and its reporters. We will remain focused on our work. “Comment is free, but facts are sacred.” - C. P. Scott One of the planks upon which some commentators have been having a free rein on…
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