Opinion

Nonsense in the Financial Reporting Council Report on the CBN, By Peregrino Brimah

The author says the FRC report as it is calls to question "the capacity of our government as presently constituted to properly audit its officials". Nigeria's ministries, ministers and lawmakers are the highest paid in the entire world. Equipment purchases and renovations for these departments run into billions with computers…
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Opinion

Seize The Time at the National Conference, Isaac Osuoka [Sankara]; Auwal Musa Rafsanjani; Ezenwa Nwagwu; and Jaye Gaskia

BACKGROUND: Because historically we have been at the fore of the social forces agitating for and demanding for a National Conference, we have chosen to engage robustly and critically with the National Conference now being convened by the Federal Government of Nigeria. We understand full well that the decision to…
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Opinion

Sadiq and Gumsu Abacha: The Genealogy of African Kleptocracy, By Adeolu Ademoyo

In September 2012 when another scandal of the now well known -family run Nigerian corruption –the oil subsidy theft- broke out I wrote an essay published in Premiumtimes titled “Bamangar Tukur, Arisekola Alao, Their Children And Oil Subsidy” In the essay I asked a simple question: “And in the specific…
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Femi Fani-Kayode

The Power Of Passion And The Spirit of the Warrior, By Femi Fani-Kayode

Until you hear the Scotsman play the bagpipes in the early morning mist of the Scottish highlands, you have heard nothing. Until you hear the Irish maiden sing ''O Danny Boy'' on the lush green fields of the Emerald Isle, you know nothing. Until you hear the Welshman sing ''Men…
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Article of Faith

Article of Faith: Dreaming Dreams of the Almighty, By Femi Aribisala

Dreams are God’s parables of the night. Therefore, they have to be deciphered. In the scriptures, God often spoke to people through dreams and visions. Jacob’s life was radically impacted by a series of dreams. God revealed little Joseph’s destiny to him through dreams. Another Joseph dreamed dreams concerning instructions…
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Opinion

The Sheikh Albani Case and the Doubting Thomases, By Fatima Goni

Within a week many developments occurred in a jiffy. From the arrest of the suspected killers of Islamic Cleric, Sheik Adam Albani, to attacks in the North-Eastern states and now to the recent warning signals from the Defence Headquarters on alleged sympathizers and backers of terrorist groups. It is not…
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Opinion

Those who should never celebrate womanhood, By Obo Effanga

Mr. Effanga believes the following set of people should not pretend to celebrate womanhood as the world marks the International Women's Day. As the world celebrates this year’s International Women’s Day and some churches celebrate Mother’s Day, the following persons should shut up and not pretend to celebrate womanhood: The…
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