Opinion

The Army-Police War: Where Is the NSA?, By Yushau A. Shuaib

As the coordinating organ of government on security matters, ONSA should step in and manage this crisis, more professionally and with experience, especially in the absence of a federal cabinet, as the ministers of Defence and that of Interior are yet to be sworn in. “Our country is bedevilled… (by)…
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Columns

The Prophet’s Hijrah and the Dawning of the New Islamic Year, 1441, By Murtadha Gusau

Dear servants of Allah! In Shaa Allah, in the next two weeks, it is the new Islamic Hijrah year; the 1441th anniversary of the Prophet’s immigration to Madinah, a special moment that evokes a long journey of tireless work to deliver the Message of Allah to humanity, the message of…
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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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Columns

Nigeria: A Post-Oil ‘Future’ Thats Already Here!, By Olly Owen

Planning for the future highlights that policies and institutions, plans and whole mindsets, will need to reorient in acceptance that Nigeria has already entered a post-oil present. This means that policymakers either taking positive decisions to reorient towards capturing new bases of growth, and facing the new realities of an…
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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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