Opinion

Buhari and Nigeria’s 21st century electorate, By Bamidele Adeneye

As the elections draw closer, emotions are rising. Choices are being made and tents are being pitched. In our country, politics seems to be an enigmatic subject. Many are completely ignorant of what they think they have total comprehension of. No ideologies, no left or right, we choose our political…
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Guest Columns

[Right of Reply] Alleged N123billion Fraud: In Defence of My Name, By Stephen Oronsaye

My attention has been drawn to yet another attempt at character assassination against my person by means of false allegations in a report first published online in Premium Times on September 15, 2014 and subsequently in some other Nigerian newspapers. As on a previous occasion when I refused to join issues…
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Guest Columns

Suleiman Abba and the Making of a Partisan Police, By Femi Falana

Suleiman Abba Esq. Acting Inspector-General of Police, Police Headquarters, Louis Edet House, Abuja, FCT. ILLEGAL POLICING OF THE REPUBLIC Since you were appointed the Acting Inspector-General of Police by the President of the Republic on July 31, 2014 the Nigeria Police Force has been involved in partisan politics to the…
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Guest Columns

What does ‘corruption’ really mean? By Kolawole Olaniyan

What does corruption look like? The short answer is: not what you think it does, at least according to President Goodluck Jonathan who while recently “rethinking corruption” said that: “Over 70% of what are called corruption , even by the EFCC and other anti-corruption agencies, is not corruption, but common stealing.”…
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Guest Columns

PERSONAL FINANCE: The Billionaires Playground, By Kenneth Doghudje

Billionaires love to play. The moguls and titans who grace Nigeria’s rich list are avid players who play to win. One major difference between this select group and the majority of us is where they choose to play. Now I am not talking about the Polo clubs, Race tracks, Boat…
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Opinion

Still on NYSC’s N4, 000, By Ubong Ekott

The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, recently announced a new fee for intending corps members, with a stipulation that newly enlisted graduates pay N4, 000 for online call-up letters in what the agency has termed “computerised mobilisation”. That novel process, enabled by a private firm, SIDMACH Technologies Nigeria Limited, in…
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