Guest Columns

Who Will Minister at Buhari’s New Shrine?, By Soji Apampa

What is also going for his “one-man-army” approach to reform in the first 100 days is the improved alertness to public needs and service delivery by Ministries, Departments and Agencies generally, but more notably in the energy sector. This has held the politicians at bay because it has offered the…
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Opinion

The Beginning of the End of Buhari’s War On Corruption, By Remi Oyeyemi

President Buhari’s disclaimer on the 100 days promise; his refusal to publicly declare his assets and his limiting the corruption probe to GEJ administrations are just facades to cocoon chronic incompetence, shelter his insincerity, incubate a new generation of corruption perpetrators, protect his old friends who are corrupt and sell…
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Opinion

The Hypocrisy of the APC Leadership, By Oladele John Nihi

I can’t wait to see how President Buhari and his co-anti-corruption crusaders will mount the podium before the people of Kogi State, Nigerians and the world, during the November election, to raise the hand of Price Abubakar Audu, who is currently facing N11 billion corruption charges by the EFCC, as…
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Opinion

It’s Not In Our Character To Blow Ourselves Up, By Kenneth Okoineme

Therefore the onslaught on ending the insurgency must first and foremost be built on the state meeting its part of the social contract as that is the bases of building genuine patriotism, and government actions must be seen to respond to the needs and aspirations of the people, and the…
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Opinion

For Nigeria, A New Day Beckons, By Niyi Akinsiju

It is yet the beginning, Nigeria has found its voice once again in international diplomacy even as Nigerians have also rediscovered their pride and the character traits that separate and underscore the Nigerian spirit - the peculiar Nigerian psychographic - boisterous, confident and adventurous. The seizure of Nigeria’s $ million…
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Guest Columns

Ethnic Arrogance and the Nigeria of Our Dreams, By Charles Anyiam

One of the solutions, I think, is the engaging of our young people by first providing them with meaningful employment and the teaching of vocational trades plus offering an environment where they can thrive. This could be one way to effectively counter by example the many years of not having…
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Opinion

A President Smaller Than Nigeria, By Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Injustice has always been at the bottom of Nigeria’s problems. The noise about fighting corruption cannot mask the gravity of the injustice and inequity taking centre-stage on the national stage today. The powers-that-be in Nigeria take great pleasure in describing the country as the “Giant of Africa.” A towering giant…
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Guest Columns

Almost 100 Days Since President Buhari Took Over, By Ahmed Oluwasanjo

Holding Baba Buhari to a very high standard is not goading him to fail. We are seeing the prospect of his administration already and hope is alive. We hope things get better has Buhari unviels his roadmap for Nigeria in the coming days. May God strengthen and give Baba Buhari…
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Opinion

Discouraging ‘Bow’ and ‘Go’ Confirmations In the Eighth Senate, By ‘Demola Adeyeye

Nigeria has moved ahead as demonstrated by the calls for ‘Change’, and while previous best legislative and government practices and traditions should still be encouraged, the nominees of the President must not be prevented or protected from answering precise questions on what they are bringing to the table - for…
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