Opinion

58 Years of Mediocrity?: Nigerians Deserve A N15 Trillion 2019 Budget!, By ‘Tope Fasua

I urge the Nigerian government to have a total relook/reconsideration of the 2019 budget. I urge it to find every way to increase the budget to at least N15 trillion for the sake of the Nigerian people, and to calibrate the budget for the good of poor Nigerians, and not…
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Aribisala on Tuesday

101 Cogent Reasons Why Jonathan Must be Re-elected, By Femi Aribisala

No government in Nigeria has been as successful in tackling corruption structurally as that of Goodluck Jonathan. Where two or three Nigerians are gathered, you can be sure we are busy running down our country. Nigerians like to bad-mouth Nigeria. This has played well into the narrative of the APC,…
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Guest Columns

Beyond 2015 General Elections: Delivering Election Promises, By Femi Falana

Introduction The topic of our discourse is anchored on three related assumptions. First, that the rescheduled elections will not be further shifted for security reasons. Second, that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will be allowed to conduct the general election without interference. Third, that the successful conclusion of the…
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Economy

The MPC’s Effect On The Domestic Balloon, By Ifeanyi Uddin

At its first meeting this year, held Monday last week in Abuja, the Central Bank of Nigeria’s rate-setting committee (the Monetary Policy Committee — MPC) opted to tighten monetary policy. Reflecting on this decision, I am still not sure which is the more surprising of the committee’s decision: the MPC’s…
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