Columns

Restructuring, Zoning and Northern Oligarchs, By Osmund Agbo

In making the case for restructuring Nigeria, many progressives continue to expound on its many virtues to the clogged ears of these oligarchs. The hope, however, is that one day, these “owners” of Nigeria will come to their senses and become faithful converts; a product of ludicrous wishful thinking. By…
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Opinion

CBN Vs. NESG: Waving the White Flag for the Benefit of Nigerians, By Abiola Owoaje

As Nigerians face up to what is likely a fresh round of recession, all stakeholders in the economy must come together to ensure that our economic recovery plans are well thought through and backed by empirical data. The CBN should muster the humility to admit the fact that some of…
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Opinion

The Benue Valley: Contending With Terror, Land Grabbing and Water Ways, By Justine John Dyikuk

Sustainable peace is not divorced from justice, which involves the elimination of unacceptable political, economic and cultural forms of discrimination. It behoves on the Federal Government, the National Assembly, Benue State Government and the House of Assembly in the State, traditional and religious, as well as civil society organisations (CSOs)…
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Opinion

Governance: The Legislative Perspective, By Hassan A. Nguru

In Nigeria, of course lawmakers have to do more to deliver development but clearly people never judge lawmakers by the number of bills they sponsor, but by the number projects they attract to their people, the number of jobs they secure for youths and other key performance indicators that can…
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Opinion

Incentivising Investments for Research and Development In Nigeria, By Mohammed Dahiru Aminu

...would it be possible for the government to incentivise for investments in R&D from the private sector by granting concessions to their dealings with private organisations? Could the government agree to a closer working relationship with private establishments, wherein they are able to look at the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)…
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Inside the Kano Animal Farm, Where the Law Is Below Governor Ganduje, By Majeed Dahiru

...governors of the Muslim north have cleverly held on to their privileges of purportedly administering the "lesser mortals" of their states, under a religious inside the Kano Animal Farm, the Muslim Sharia law is below Governor Ganduje and only a poor and weak fellow like the convicted Kano singer is…
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Opinion

The Social Media Influencer and the Freezing of Pentecostal Power In Nigeria, By James Yeku

...social media, despite its many limitations, facilitates efforts by some netizens to freeze and suspend the operations of Pentecostal power, but ultimately the Nigerian man of God appears to prevail. After all, it’s in the nature of power to fight back and co-opt resistance. In Nigeria, that which is frozen…
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Opinion

This FG-ASUU Impasse Is Becoming Too Expensive To Ignore, By Olabisi Deji-Folutile

It’s time for whoever cares about the present and future of this country to call on both ASUU and the Federal Government to sheathe their sword. Both parties should reach a workable agreement for the sake of Nigeria’s future. This impasse is becoming too expensive to ignore. If only Nigerians…
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