Opinion

Nigeria: Corrupt Criminals and the Morality of the Rule of Law, By Chris Chukwbuzor Azuka

...let the judiciary heal itself first by weeding out the corrupt elements within its fold, for until then, there may continue to be moments of embarrassments for this organ of government. We should not spend our energy castigating our corruption-tackling president for not obeying some poor, unintelligent, impeachable, unfair, unjust…
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Opinion

PDP is Too Corrupt and Too Sick to Lead the Opposition, By SKC Ogbonnia

Posterity beckons on patriotic minds within the different opposition camps, therefore, to unite towards the path to a true democratic culture. Instead of the maddening rush to the ruling party, it is time to explore a new opposition party that is steadily alert to expose the weakness of the APC…
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Columns

Dasukigate: Beyond the Last Abuja Yam Festival, By Gimba Kakanda

My point is, our advocacy for a new Nigeria shouldn't be a call for a nation built on a personality cult. For Nigeria to be rescued, what's needed is civic vigilance of both patriotic individuals and the civil society organisations to "dictate" to the president what's required and desired for…
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Columns

The War Begging Buhari’s Attention, By Okey Ndibe

One task that Mr. Buhari should undertake is the reform of the Nigerian judiciary. Except in cases involving destitute defendants, who are often railroaded to jail, even when innocent, Nigerian courts have no track record for expeditious trials. Numerous cases filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) five…
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Opinion

Femi Falana on Dasuki’s Case: When A Senior Advocate Is Not Conversant With Facts, By Okoi Obono-obla

...factually and technically, and indeed in law, it is wrong for anybody to suggest that the Federal Government of Nigeria is in disobedience of court orders granting bail to law when a party has appealed against a court order and sought a stay of execution of such order, that party…
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Bámidélé Upfront

Home Bred Thieves And Political Morality, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

In this fight to take Nigeria back and redefine our values, Nigerians must be concerned about the morality of its appointed or elected office holders. You must be concerned that the legislature and the judiciary can sabotage the drive for change and the successful prosecution of those who shared Nigeria's…
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