Opinion

Magu, DSS, Saraki, Buhari and the Intrigues of a Corrupt Cabal, By Godwin Onyeacholem

Yes, corruption is fighting back, and the Buhari administration needs to summon the will to repel the attack and crush the monster. Otherwise, as Buhari himself has often stated, it will kill us. "The President – whoever he is – has to decide. He can’t pass the buck to anybody.…
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Opinion

Abdulmumin Jibrin: A Ruthless Whistle Blower and Anti-Corruption Activist, By Godwin Onyeacholem

Abdulmumin has shown rare courage and deserves every support, protection, encouragement and commendation. Nigeria and the world must stand up to ensure that his revelations do not go in vain and is used as an opportunity to deal decisively with issues of corruption in Nigeria. The budget fraud saga is…
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Opinion

Kano Blasphemy Killing: Where Is Justice for Bridget Agbahime?, By Godwin Onyeacholem

But this government can still redeem itself and that is what it should do by revisiting the Agbahime case and making sure those who needlessly killed that woman are truly punished. Otherwise, not only that this country will continue to be a laughing stock in the eyes of the world,…
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Opinion

Buhari’s Anti-corruption War: Who Is Afraid of Magu?, By Godwin Onyeacholem

President Buhari must know who is responsible should Magu fail to be confirmed as the substantive chairman of EFCC. But not only that. The president should also realise that once the perversely corrupt and reactionary forces have their way and Magu is blocked, the consequences on his anti-corruption fight will…
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Opinion

Budget Padding Scandal: Nemo Judex In Causa Sua, By Godwin Onyeacholem

...the Speaker, being one of the accused, worsened his case with the clear violation of a sacred legal maxim through that House resolution presided over by There can be no better example of sitting as a judge in your own cause. This is against the principle of natural justice, equity…
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Opinion

Nigeria: Battling Corruption to a Standstill, By Godwin Onyeacholem

...by the time Magu’s appointment is confirmed by the Senate, it is expected that the anti-corruption war would be more invigorated and the EFCC more emboldened in its quest to rein in the monster of corruption and the merciless parasites that have been sucking on our collective patrimony. Over the…
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Opinion

Is this the Change Nigerians Voted For?, By Godwin Onyeacholem

Yes, Buhari comes across as credible with an admirably high integrity quotient; the only former Head of State who as at 2011 never owned a property outside Nigeria. But this virtue, against the backdrop of our multi-ethnic and multi-cultural society, has not been enriched enough by a healthy dose of…
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Opinion

A Crooked Studentship and the Clap for Corruption, By Godwin Onyeacholem

In a more discriminating society, where students place great premium on their future, they would have complemented government’s effort by taking up the front seat in the fight against corruption. They would by now have appropriated the fight by camping out at the National Assembly and would not leave until…
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Opinion

NDA Cadets, the Military and Citizen Sunday, By Godwin Onyeacholem

It is obvious that these brazen brutalities continue to happen because, clearly, there are no sanctions. Officers and men of the military sustained by the tax paid by the toiling masses will practically murder harmless citizens every so often, and then nothing happens. At a social gathering a couple of…
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