Opinion

Bamidele Upfront: Jonathan’s House of Impunity, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

"Nigeria stands on a strong tripod of mediocrity, impunity and corruption" and no one in the history of Nigeria defines this triangle better than Mr. Goodluck Jonathan. Impunity in the corridors of power in Nigeria did not start with Jonathan. Only that he has given it new meaning and direct…
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Ebeneezer Obadare

A Country Not Worth Dying In? By Ebenezer Obadare

Take a look at the table below. It’s a simple five-cell affair with the names of twenty-five recently deceased Nigerians drawn randomly from various walks of life, including ages at time of passing, countries where each death took place, the causes of death (where available), and the year of transition.…
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Opinion

Enlightened Self Interest and the Leadership Question, By Jibrin Ibrahim

What Nigeria has lacked in its recent history is a leadership with a vision and a sense of enlightened self-interest. The idea of enlightened self-interest is simple, by serving the common good of society, the leadership serves their own interest of getting legitimacy, respect and even the material gains they…
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