Opinion

Abuja Airport – Perhaps One Day We’ll Get It Right, By ‘Tope Fasua

What will it take to maintain the Abuja Airport, at least in the way the Chinese who built it would have maintained the edifice?..What will it take to remove cobwebs from its walls and surfaces? What will it take to reach up to the ceilings and get to difficult-to-reach parts…
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Opinion

Asaba Massacre: Still Seeking Remedy and Closure 52 Years After, By Cheta Nwanze

The objective of this piece is to sound an alarm, because this being Nigeria, this is a movie script we have seen before, and sadly the writers only ever seem to change the dates, locations, and names of the actors, but never the script itself. There is an Igbo saying…
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Columns

Minimum Wage, Maximum Trouble, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

Clearly, the federal and state governments are too financially unhealthy to meet Labour’s demands. The solution, therefore, is to fund the new national minimum wage by cutting waste: reduce wasteful spending such as the jumbo pay for lawmakers, fallow-lying presidential jets, excessive appointees and foreign Anything short of that, this…
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Columns

Banks, the CBN, and Fiscal Reforms, By Uddin Ifeanyi

Currently, the biggest charge before banks is their reluctance to lend. They seem minded to dump their funds in fixed income government securities, where they make a huge killing, rather than lend to businesses without which the economy stagnates. The unanswered question, here, is why banks’ indifference the current peculiar…
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Opinion

Attorney-General Adoke and the Burden of Memory, By Chidi Anselm Odinkalu

Adoke’s telling of his version of the stories packs a punch. While his parochial account is interesting in and of itself, it is the vignettes he offers when he is not necessarily pleading his own case that make Adoke’s account deserving of attention. A general theme of his is the…
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Opinion

Key Takeaways From President Buhari’s Visit To South Africa, By Garba Shehu

There were several crucial outcomes from the three-day state visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Republic of South Africa, October 2nd – 4th, 2019, and here are some highlights from the historic journey. The President, who was accompanied by Governors of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi, Kano State, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje…
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Columns

Time To Drag Buhari, El-Rufai and Others To Kigali, By Festus Adedayo

No one can visit the Genocide Museum without being touched by the unprecedented bestiality. I instantly remembered home and how, ostensibly unwittingly, President Muhammadu Buhari’s hyper-promotion of his Fulani stock at the expense of other tribes in Nigeria, bears similitude to President Habyarimana’s; how Nasir el-Rufai’s glorification of the Fulani…
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