Economy

Accounting For Crude Oil Sales and Revenues, By Ifeanyi Uddin

Why does it matter that the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, has indicated accounting sleights of hand at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)? Or that shenanigans in and around Nigeria's proverbial golden egg-laying goose may be responsible for the federal budget’s recent (and…
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Article of Faith

Article of Faith: Christian Thieves and Robbers, By Femi Aribisala

A poor and unemployed member of the church asked God to give him British Airways lock stock and barrel. I was reviewing this article, initially titled “Ungodly Prayers,” when the Lord suddenly spoke. He said: “Femi, it is written, ‘my house shall be called a house of prayer,’ but they…
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Opinion

Al Mustapha, the Apostle Paul, and Nigerian Parenting, By Adeolu Ademoyo

Parenting is the greatest gift we can hand over to society in our world today, for the home is the morning of the human adult.  This is why, having straddled home and Diaspora, and given what we take to be the challenges to the moral health of children in contemporary…
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Opinion

Politics of Deportations: Where Are the Northern Governors? By Gimba Kakanda

Religion and nationalism are the most powerful forms of indoctrination and, in the name of these two, many injustices can be done so that our idea of a shared humanity is thus contradicted and ridiculed. Nationalism is theoretically the healer of a colourfully diverse country possessed by the ghosts of…
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Opinion

An Agenda for Free and Fair 2015 Elections, By Femi Falana

The 2007 General Election was declared “a do or die affair” by President Olusegun Obasanjo. Violence, ballot snatching and ballot snuffing by political thugs marred it. The armed forces and the police who were deployed to various parts of the country to maintain law and order unleashed unprovoked mayhem on…
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