Opinion

The Police Duty Solicitor Scheme: Looking Back, Looking Forward, By Chidi Anselm Odinkalu

The launch of Force Order 20 comes days after IGP Idris also unveiled the revised Community Policing and “Bail is Free” initiatives. It demonstrates, in principle, the NPF’s commitment to connecting with the people and respecting our rights. These new opportunities should enable us to be more supportive of the…
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Opinion

The South-East Needs a Show of Love, Not a Show of Force, By Majeed Dahiru

The more the president continues to ignore the genuine concerns of his administration’s marginalisation of those of South-Eastern origin, the further they are pressed away from Nigeria towards Nnamdi Kanu’s separatist agitations. To take the fire out of the raging flame of Nnamdi Kanu’s IPOB is to show love to…
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Opinion

We Must Focus on Bridging the Widening Inequalities Within Societies, By Muhammadu Buhari

While the international community grapples to resolve these conflicts, we must be mindful and focus on the widening inequalities within societies, and the gap between the rich and the poor nations. These inequalities and gaps are part of the underlining root causes of competition for resources, frustration and anger leading…
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Opinion

A Pathfinder Into Our Cultural Consciousness: Kunle Filani at 60, By Toyin Falola

...Personified in this man who is being celebrated this month is the critical perception, innovation, insight, dedication, and necessary hard work to forge new pathways for the expressivity of the rich cultural heritage of Yoruba, Nigerian, and Africans in a modern and global culture. His hard work on the Onaism…
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Opinion

Buhari: Shunning Flamboyance at the United Nations, By Aliyu Abdullahi

The small size of the president’s delegation amazed a large number of guests who lined up to receive him. One of them recalled how Reuben Abati, the spokesperson to the former head of state, President Goodluck Johnathan, had a running battle with some media houses which reported that Nigeria had…
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Opinion

APC, President Buhari, Nigerians and Our Psyche of Politicking, By David Dimas

I exhort Nigerians that it is high time we changed this skewed political psyche of politicking. We must exercise our rights and play our role to further the growth of democracy in Nigeria. It is what good citizens do in democracy. “Let us never forget that government is ourselves and…
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Opinion

Politics In Nigeria: The State of a Permanent Unfavourable Investment Climate, By Nimi Wariboko

The problem of Nigeria is not ethnicity or the threats of secessionism, but the failure to create and sustain inclusive political and economic Elections, politics, and participations in government are always informed, made attractive, and haunted by potential and actual participations in the underlying extractive institutions of politics. In terms…
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