Opinion

The Grandfather Of Corruption And His Grandchildren, By Ahmed Oluwasanjo

The war of words between Obasanjo, and his grandchildren has once again, revealed that some persons are above the law in Nigeria. Otherwise, both Obasanjo and some of his grandchildren, especially those alleged to have padded the 2016 budget, should be behind bars for their atrocities against Nigeria and Nigerians.…
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Opinion

Abdulmumin Jibrin: A Ruthless Whistle Blower and Anti-Corruption Activist, By Godwin Onyeacholem

Abdulmumin has shown rare courage and deserves every support, protection, encouragement and commendation. Nigeria and the world must stand up to ensure that his revelations do not go in vain and is used as an opportunity to deal decisively with issues of corruption in Nigeria. The budget fraud saga is…
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Opinion

A Common Sense Response to Peter Obi and Abdulmumin Jibrin’s Confessions, By Simbo Olorunfemi

For now, Abdulmumin Jibrin is doing his bit, in hope that law enforcement agencies will finally step in to help the Speaker share with us how he can be so calm and confident in the face of such allegations flying all around. Abdulmumin Jibrin is no No one says Peter…
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Opinion

An Opportunity to Reform the National Assembly, By Enough Is Enough Nigeria

‘Every generation must out of relative obscurity, discover its mission, fulfill it, or betray it.’ - Frantz Fanon The National Assembly is constitutionally mandated to make laws for the peace, order and good governance of Nigeria. It is also responsible for executive oversight and passing the country’s budget. Therefore, as…
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Columns

Abdulmumin Jibrin: Sulking for Being Ditched or Whistle Blower?, By Jibrin Ibrahim

We must stop the National Assembly from looting our resources. The first step is that the Principal Officers in the House of Representatives and the Senate should step down from their roles while proper investigations are carried out by a neutral joint committee of the National Assembly. The Economic and…
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Opinion

Budget Padding Scandal: Nemo Judex In Causa Sua, By Godwin Onyeacholem

...the Speaker, being one of the accused, worsened his case with the clear violation of a sacred legal maxim through that House resolution presided over by There can be no better example of sitting as a judge in your own cause. This is against the principle of natural justice, equity…
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Columns

Chronicles Of Tragedy And Absurdity, By Okey Ndibe

It’s only in Nigeria that public officials fatten their bank accounts from funds budgeted for public purposes—and then demand that the people whose lives they have impoverished must fast and pray for better electric power, to be spared death in road accidents or death in ill-equipped hospitals. As a novelist,…
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