Columns

Orgy of Denials In Maina-gate, By Dele Agekameh

...Winifred Oyo-Ita, the head of service of the federal civil service; Abubakar Malami, the attorney general of the federation; and Abdulrahman Dambazau, the minister of interior, the seeming principal players, all washed their hands off responsibility. They are all claiming no knowledge of how Maina eventually re-emerged as a director…
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Columns

The Men Who Shouldn’t Be In Buhari’s Government, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

By ordering Abdulrasheed Maina's dismissal from civil service, Buhari merely played to the gallery. If he is genuinely interested in fighting corruption, the facilitators of Maina's reinstatement should be sacked as well. Unless the masterminds of Maina's backdoor recall have been dealt with, Buhari is just glossing over the matter.…
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Bámidélé Upfront

President Buhari, Silence Is Not Always Golden, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

Your silence might be political but it is not strategic and it is detrimental to national interest. Even if it conveys a sense of mystery to us, the predictable meaning we read into it are different. With this sort of silence, we feel more passivity, more uncertainty and relinquishment, if…
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Opinion

Cadets from Hell, or Civilising the Nigerian Military, By Chido Onumah

Nothing less than the dismissal and prosecution of these out of control cadets will do. They have earned it and more and their victims deserve no less. These cadets do not belong in the Nigerian military. It’s been over a week now since the gut-wrenching video of a group of…
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