Opinion

Before We Implement the Oronsaye Report On Public Sector Streamlining, By ‘Tope Fasua

A few governments have come and gone since the Oronsaye Report was submitted. But Nigeria has now hopefully arrived at a junction where we need to do the needful. With a collapsed revenue profile in the middle of a global health and economic meltdown, Nigeria has hopefully finally received the…
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Bámidélé Upfront

Connecting the Dots of Corruption: How Individual Greed Crippled Nigeria (III), By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

Because we do not connect the dots, we are unable correlate the lack of punishment for actions as one of the reasons why we are where we are. Further up the judicial chain, we tend to think only the judges are corrupt. No! The lawyers, magistrates, and administrative staff are…
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Opinion

The Anti-Corruption Agenda: Losing the Support of Nigerians, By Mbasekei Martin Obono

...we need a holistic anti-corruption strategic plan. A plan that reins in on inflated contracts, unremitted revenues, extortion, conversion of public property to private use, criminal wastefulness, undue influence of the fraternity of relationships. We need to deploy technology in the fight against corruption and that is what Nigerians must…
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Opinion

From Buhari to Adeosun: The Ethical Question, By Sufuyan Ojeifo

Truth is, Adeosun has lost her moral high ground to continue to occupy that very important office. A perjurer and dodger cannot be a fit and proper person for the position of the nation’s "chancellor of the exchequer". Facts and figures about the economy and finance, which have always been…
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Bámidélé Upfront

Kleptocracy: What Are Treasury Looters Really Thinking?, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

It is a crying shame that the Nigerian in a position of privilege steals so much money than he needs, can ever use or easily access! Even with the most lavish lifestyle, no one needs that much money in a The question is: Have these monies benefitted the heirs of…
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Opinion

The Need for Religious Leaders to Join Nigeria’s Anti-corruption Struggle, By David Dimas

...since the government has drawn a line in the sand against corruption, religious leaders should stop barking up the wrong tree, and begin to change the dogma that ‘money’, ‘power’ and ‘material’ are the ultimate measurement of ‘prosperity’ and progress in our society. It is believed that religion benefits a…
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Opinion

What Would I Do With Faka Jonathan’s Fortune?, By Ahmed Oluwasanjo

Seeing how deep these reckless political and administrative Aninis have sank Nigeria, if I have $70 million, I’ll consider constructing a prison to be located right at the confluence of River Niger and Benue at Lokoja. This, I intend to donate to the Nigerian government to jail only those who…
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Opinion

Nigeria: Battling Corruption to a Standstill, By Godwin Onyeacholem

...by the time Magu’s appointment is confirmed by the Senate, it is expected that the anti-corruption war would be more invigorated and the EFCC more emboldened in its quest to rein in the monster of corruption and the merciless parasites that have been sucking on our collective patrimony. Over the…
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