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Tinubu’s 7-Point Agenda: Matters Arising, By Pius Adesanmi

Here is a summary of Tinubu's 7-point agenda: 1) National industrial policy 2) Infrastructure plan 3) Tax credits and subsidies 4) Credit-based economy 5) More electricity generation 6) Government-backed home mortgage system 7) Investment in agriculture I find this amusing in Tinubu's address: “We must realise that no populous nation…
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Of Ports, Oil, and the Northern Political Establishment, By Pius Adesanmi

Agriculture is the future. I have been warning these oil-obsessed Northern leaders to rise up to the potential of the North to feed the whole of Africa and a significant part of the world. Raise the agricultural base of the North to the global 21st-century standards we have here in…
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IPOB As Poisoned Chalice, By Dele Agekameh

IPOB has become the poisoned chalice, not just for its followers and Biafran supporters in general, but for all Nigerians. The python has really continued to dance in the South-East region of Nigeria. Last Wednesday, the acting chief judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Adamu Abdul-Kafarati, heard the attorney-general…
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The Police Is Your Friend, By Pius Adesanmi

...the vacuum created by under-policing or non-policing as part of the criminal social engineering of the Nigerian elite is filled by something more sinister. Government officials withdraw the police from the people and give them the Army in replacement. There are two research questions I have to start asking Nigerians…
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Vacancy, By Pius Adesanmi

If every outrage is tolerable and defensible because you support the president in power (everything you would not have countenanced under Jonathan suddenly has legitimacy for you now), if every violation is rationalisable for you because you have empathy for the political party in have no business in the business…
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