Opinion

Aisha Buhari’s Unending Drama Amidst the Nigerian Child’s Plight, By Olabisi Deji-Folutile

It would be unfortunate if after spending eight years in office as the First Lady, Mrs. Buhari fails to influence these 11 Northern States to domesticate the Child Rights Act. The Child Rights Convention was adopted 30 years ago by the UN General Assembly. This is just a human right treaty…
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Opinion

Good Talk, Aisha Buhari; But Who Will Bell the Cat?, By Banji Ojewale

No society can surely be flourishing and happy, of which the far greater part of the members are poor and miserable-Adam Smith (1723-1790), Scottish economist and philosopher About the time First Lady Aisha Buhari was again emerging from ‘the other room’ to deliver one of her seasonal tirades against the…
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Opinion

A Short Essay On ‘The Other Room’, By Banji Ojewale

Our own Hajia Aisha Buhari must perpetuate this tradition of literary fecundity. We look forward to seminal books emerging from ‘the other room’. The volumes should, among other objectives, help to deliver our politicians and public office holders from the unhelpful notion that leadership is leisure, that leading is living…
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Opinion

Incompetence Incorporated, By ‘Tope Oriola

The dereliction of duties is atrocious and constitutes an impeachable offence. You can’t manage the economy; you can’t provide assistance to IDPs; you can’t properly screen political nominees; you can’t provide electricity; you are flying abroad for medical treatment despite huge allocations to Aso Rock clinic: What exactly is your…
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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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Guest Columns

Ondo, Atiku and Buba Galadima, By Azu Ishiekwene

The convulsions of this week, topped off with former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s direct attack on the government’s pace (what happened to his hotline?) should be a wake up call. Forget the staging of placards in Sokoto asking former President Goodluck Jonathan to come back to power tomorrow. The jesters have…
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