Guest Columns

The Prolix And The Garbage In Buhari-Bashing, By Ikechukwu Mbachu

This is not about Buhari’s presidential aspiration, It has gone beyond the level of thwarting his political ambitions. This is now about character assassination. I know Buhari is not perfect, but then who is? I don’t think he deserves all these invective some people are pouring on him. I see…
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Aribisala on Tuesday

What exactly is “clueless” about Goodluck Jonathan? (3) By Femi Aribisala

By the time you are reading this, by the grace of God, the 218 kidnapped Chibok school-girls may have been released. If not, their release is imminent. A ceasefire with the Boko Haram has been negotiated. Never mind that there are still skirmishes here and there. “Clueless” Goodluck Jonathan has…
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Bámidélé Upfront

Is OPEC Toast, Is Nigeria Broke? By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

World’s demand for oil grew from million barrels per day in 1973 to 92 million barrels per day today. Nigeria has largely squandered its earnings through looting of the treasury and corruption. The time for reckoning is now here. Compared to other oil exporting countries, Nigeria has nothing to show…
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Guest Columns

Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF): A critical review, By Eze Onyekpere

The Fiscal Responsibility Act (FRA) makes it mandatory for the Federal Government to prepare a Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) every year. It is an integrated economic and fiscal strategy plan that sets out the macro-economic framework and its projections and underlining assumptions for the next three financial years and…
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Columns

The Words Of A Haramite and the Perfidy Of The #BBOG Campaign, By Femi Fani-Kayode

''When I say that the Presidency must come to the north next year I am referring to the Hausa-Fulani core north and not any northern Christian or Muslim minority tribe. The Christians in the north are nothing and the muslim minorities in the north know that when we are talking…
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Columns

The Imperative Of Accepting Outcomes Of Credible Elections, By Jibrin Ibrahim

As the final declarations of contestants for the February elections emerge, it is becoming extremely clear that both the presidential and many gubernatorial will be closely fought affairs. The emergence of the APC as an amalgam of the major opposition parties means the PDP will not have an easy breeze…
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Adeolu Ademoyo

Ethics and The Future of Nigerian Church, By Adeolu Ademoyo

Dear Pastor Adeboye, I write to you because of the serious state of the Nigerian Church today where many components of the Nigerian Church, Pastors and faithfuls, confidently and boldly, without any scruple and reservation, separate our Christian faith in God from ethics and truth. This is an agony for…
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