Opinion

Throwing Fowler Under the Bus for Economic Underperformance?, By ‘Tope Fasua

...as much as we know the issues around Fowler’s leadership of FIRS, we disagree with Kyari; Fowler is not to blame for the drastic drop in collections. If we must blame anyone, we should blame the supreme leader, who takes issues of the people’s welfare with much levity. And we…
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Columns

Egotistical Senate Versus Hameed Ali and the Rest of Us, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

Ali’s eye-for-an-eye methods are somewhat questionable, but that sort of ridicule is what you get when the third estate of the realm continues overstretching its limits and fails to rein in its ego. In any case, the entire ‘economic waste’ probe is nothing more than a gluttonous peep into the…
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Columns

The Buharist School of Political and Economic Thoughtlessness, By Majeed Dahiru

The Buharist movement is hollow, shallow and empty in thought and form. It is without a coherent and detailed socio-economic philosophy that can be associated with the Muhammadu Buhari presidency, or a concurrent positive impact on governance. The Buharist movement is largely hinged on the cult of the personality of…
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Opinion

The Wisdom In Osinbajo’s Decision to Fight Corruption With Corruption, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

...the ingenious thing to do is to seek solutions for corruption by looking within corruption. Osinbajo has done just that with the ICPC board appointments. Rather than pillory and harangue him, we should applaud him. The more cats we can lure into exalted positions, the safer the fish! When Acting…
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Opinion

How To Solve a Problem Like Magu, By Azu Ishiekwene

Federal lawmakers are in a hurry to make record bills that might save us. That’s grand. They should start with the small things: homework, punctuality and a little honesty with their constituencies and about their remunerations. This National Assembly appears quite anxious to make laws that might improve our lives.…
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Guest Columns

The Shame of a Diminished Senate, By Louis Odion

By describing the senators as "childish and irresponsible", Sagay could, in fact, be accused of being too charitable. By harbouring a nest of former governors standing trial for massive theft while in office, failed contractors, certificate who choose to view the red chamber, as presently constituted, as a den of…
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