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Opinion

Aisha Buhari: The Critic In the Other Room, By Reuben Abati

Mrs. Buhari’s conduct is unusual; it is shocking in its extra-ordinariness. To put it directly, it smacks of treachery and disloyalty. But it has fetched her enormous praise. My brother and colleague, Dele Momodu, a one-time Buharist, no, in fact a Buharideen, now a thoroughly disappointed “wailing wailer” has written…
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Opinion

Of Princes, Paupers and the Terrible Danger of Overshadowing One’s Children, By ‘Tope Fasua

And for adults, the biggest prayer we can continue to have is to hope that our children surpass us in everything. That is how societies actually improve. Any society that achieves the opposite is on its way to extinction. There are three themes here: 1. A normal person’s joy should…
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Opinion

My Media Crucifixion: Fighting Corruption Through A Corrupt Process, By Bukola Saraki

My dear brother, let me end by observing that I am not alone in this trial. On trial with me in this process is the entire judicial system. On trial with me are our entire anti-corruption institutions and our avowed commitment to honestly fight corruption. On trial with me is…
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Columns

Where The Heck Is The Money?, By Okey Ndibe

Nigeria’s is a fascinating story of a corrupt country without a single corrupt person. In late September 2006, Nuhu Ribadu, the pioneer chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), told Nigerian senators that the agency had dossiers implicating numerous top political officials in 31 out of Nigeria’s 36…
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