Columns

Why Bello Is Coming Back, And Bayelsa May Fall, By Azu Ishiekwene

Bello would win, not in spite of, but because of his flaws – flaws which have dogged his predecessors in the past two decades but have not left the voters any wiser. Bello is done on social media, finished off by his perceived arrogance, his imperial style, and his acrimonious…
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Opinion

Enabling the Protection of Personal Data Through Effective Regulation, By Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi

The Nigeria Data Protection Regulation (NDPR) 2019 strives to bring sanity to the handling of personal data as it is a critical resource for the transformation of economies. The NDPR addresses all issues and safeguards necessary for the handling of personal data belonging to Nigerians - processed either within its…
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Opinion

Clearing the Path For Good Journalism, By Godwin Onyeacholem

...journalism is the metaphor for fight. And it is aptly so in third world countries like Nigeria where corruption is rife and bad governance, perpetually emphasised through audacious fascist tendencies, holds sway. To that extent, practitioners should forever brace up for the combat operations that would necessarily follow. Time and…
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Opinion

Mr. Governor, Take it A Step Further, By Anthony Akaeze

How about taking it one step further and rewriting the embarrassment that is the Lagos moniker? I mean the flattering sobriquet - centre of excellence - that Lagos is often described as by some people, including the state government officials? That would be ideal, wouldn't it? For, the appellation, centre…
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Opinion

The Triumph of Mamman Daura, By Mariam Mohammed Maktoub

...Mamman Daura has not only suffered his own losses, but has earned his epaulets as a journalist, public administrator, business owner, consummate investor, boardroom titan and philanthropist. In the affairs of man, there is always the cynic, the traducer, the proponent, the indolent, the diligent, and so on. For those…
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Opinion

Tam David-West’s Final Escape, By Femi Adesina

Time, like an ever rolling stream, bears all its sons away, they fly forgotten as a dream dies at the opening day. Tamunoemi Sokari David-West, the essayist, academic, virologist, record keeper, anti-corruption crusader, a stickler for time, dyed-in-the-wool Buharist, is gone. Now, my introduction to Professor Tam David-West was on…
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