Opinion

President Buhari’s Re-election Bid and the Political Storm Ahead, By Yohanna Bwala

It is quite amusing how the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) engages in self-deception, with claims of ‘not losing sleep’ over the political implications of losing influential members to a major opposition party. The increased level of consultations within the APC party hierarchy alone is an indication of…
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Opinion

The First Ten Days Of The Month Of Dhul-Hajj In Islam, By Murtadha Gusau

...there are so many blessings of these blessed Ten days of So make the most of this perfect opportunity offered by these invaluable and irreplaceable Ten days. Participate to do good deeds and appreciate this blessing and make the most of it. Monday, Dhul-Hajj 2nd, 1439 AH (August 13, 2018)…
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Columns

The Nine Kinds Of People Supporting Buhari For A Second Term, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

...when next you run into someone who just doesn’t understand that Nigeria deserves better than Buhari in 2019, don’t get mad at them. Run through these nine groups and you will find one that best describes them, and you can therefore understand how their mind is working. Corruption is fighting…
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Columns

Which Matters Most: The Way The Police Writes Or Thinks?, By Uddin Ifeanyi

...our need is for a rules-based system with an incentive structure that drives cutting edge performance. It is the only way we can promote and sustain productivity-enhancing reforms to the polity. It is, also, the only way that the structure which put out the police’s statement on the DSS/National Assembly…
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Opinion

Lawal Daura: Encounter With An Intelligence Chief, By Yushau A. Shuaib

Could Lawal Daura have attained and achieved some of the feats, the pros and cons, without the knowledge of the commander-in-chief since he only took orders from one person? Or should we agree with the political permutations that his positive deeds are attributed to President Buhari, while his negative actions…
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Article of Faith

God Is Responsible for All the Evil In the World (1), By Femi Aribisala

God creates evil that we might know and appreciate the good. If we don’t know darkness, we would not appreciate light. If we don’t know evil we would not appreciate good. If we don’t know sickness, we would not appreciate good health. In short, God creates evil that we may…
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Opinion

Setting the 2019 Elections Agenda (1): Poverty, By Ken Tadaferua

We need visionaries, can-do leaders with strategies, programmes and projects, local and foreign investor funding plans, clear execution timelines, milestones and targets. That is what we need now. And urgently too. So let’s get cracking and let the issues debates begin. I will here attempt a modest kickstart of a…
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