Opinion

VP Osinbajo: Why Charity Must Begin At Home, By Olabisi Deji-Folutile

Since the VP has done a good job of helping poor Nigerians with his superlative performance, this is a clarion call on him to spare a thought for the children in his home State, particularly pupils in Ikenne local government, by helping them clear the books donated to them by…
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Columns

Its Disaster When Soldiers Do Police Work, By Reuben Abati

If anyone is looking for a perfect illustration and confirmation of the “coming anarchy” in Nigeria, that person needs not look farther than the on-going conflict and crisis of mutual distrust between the Nigeria Police and the Nigerian Army. Turn away, for a moment, from Boko Haram (Nigeria is still…
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Opinion

Analysing the Siemens Electricity Roadmap Proposal, By Odion Omonfoman

...the Siemens Roadmap proposal is a good deal for the Nigerian power sector if it sails through the commercial and contractual negotiation stages. The benefits to Nigeria and Nigerians far outweigh the proposed anticipated costs. However, there are several weak points that need to be anticipated during the implementation of…
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Opinion

Rochas Okorocha and the Anatomy of ‘Lootocrazy’ In Imo State, By Uche Igwe

The graphic exposition of the extent of looting that he masterminded is both surprising and sobering. His greed consumed him to the extent that he lost every sense of decorum and could not even do it intelligently. Imagine that he awarded different contracts amounting to N20 billion (including over billion…
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Opinion

Carbon Trading and the Policy Enablers for Nigeria, By Mohammed Dahiru Aminu

...carbon trading can be achieved in Nigeria for both medium and long-term objectives. Attempts can be made to facilitate it in a way that countries richer than Nigeria can cut their emissions by offsetting costs that accrue in the development of carbon lowering schemes in countries poorer than Nigeria. Carbon…
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Columns

Sowore, Alaafin Aole and Murder In Wukari, By Festus Adedayo

Like Alaafin Arogangan and Aole, history’s recording spool is fast-putting in a permanent form, Buhari’s penchant for hitting his foot against the stone. I sneaked into the spool and found what it etched on the Buhari, history tells me, is Alaafin Aole personified. There is this folk song sang mostly…
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The 1440 A.H./2019 Eid-ul-Adha Celebration, By Murtadha Gusau

I hope that this Eid will bring immense joy for each Muslim individual and confer ease as they carry out their respective sacrifices. I wholeheartedly wish our fellow Muslim brothers and sisters a very happy Eid, Eid Mubarak! Saturday, Dhul-Hijjah 9, 1440 (August 10, 2019) In the Name of Allah,…
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