Columns

Issues Around Obasanjo’s Crocodile Tears, By Hannatu Musawa

I would like to take this oppertunity to thank former President Olusegun Obasanjo who, of recent, published a three-volume autobiography titled ‘My Watch,’ which contains several national issues from past to present and chronicling his life from birth till date. While I haven’t had the inordinate pleasure of reading this apparent masterpiece, from…
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Opinion

2015 Budget Fundamentals, Recipe for Economic Failure, By Eze Onyekpere

The 2015 federal budget laid before the National Assembly on Wednesday, December 17 2014, by the Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, came very late in the year. It was the second time President Goodluck Jonathan would chose to make himself unavailable to address the Nigerian people on key economic policy…
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Columns

#IssuesForBuhari: From Clueless to an Issueless Government? By Victoria Ohaeri

We can no longer leave the business of governance in the hands of the political leadership. It doesn’t just work. It has never worked. When Goodluck Jonathan accidentally became Nigeria’s president after Yar Adua’s demise in May 2010, his ill-preparedness and unfitness for the lofty assignment associated with the Office…
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Columns

[FRIDAY SERMON] True Faith: Strength Of The Islamic Nation, By Imam Murtada Gusau

In the name Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful Alhamdulillah. Indeed, all praise is due to Allah. We praise Him and seek His help and forgiveness. We seek refuge with Allah from the evil within ourselves and from our wrongdoings. He whom Allah guides, no one can misguide; and he whom…
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Columns

Getting The FEC To Clean Up Its Cookstove Act, By Temilade Sesan

A few weeks ago, newspapers around the country reported on an issue that hardly ever makes its way to the forefront of public consciousness: clean cookstoves for the poor. Several popular blogs ran reprints of the newspaper articles, most of them featuring reader comments that were unapologetically and almost uniformly…
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