Columns

Nigeria: Why Not a Market Solution To Fuel Shortages?, By Rafiq Raji

Sadly, with the Muhammadu Buhari administration already in election mode, the principal of which is actively seeking a second term, the likelihood that market forces would be allowed to determine fuel prices anytime soon is very slim. The opportunity cost of this supposed “political necessity” is sobering indeed. Nigerians were…
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Petroleum Minister Buhari and ‘Fuel Scarcity Minister’ Kachikwu, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

Buhari cannot be approving multi-million-dollar Crude term and Direct Sale Direct Purchase (DSDP) contracts in his capacity as petroleum minister and then vanish into thin air in moments of fuel scarcity. It’s nothing other than cowardice, and is least expected of one with the reputation of military might. At home…
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Opinion

On NNPC JV Agreements: Femi Falana Is Wrong; Vice President Osinbajo Is Right, By Simbo Olorunfemi

Some have now misled themselves into confusing the Crude Term Contract and the Direct Sale and Direct Purchase (DSDP) agreements (not procurement contracts, in the first place), which the NNPC claims have no specific values attached, to have warranted the values of $10 billion and $5 billion ascribed to them…
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Columns

Their Wars, Our Woes: A Case of Buhari’s House of Chaos, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

Notwithstanding the monumental failure of the government and the internal wrangling within the inner caucus, collectively there will always be an avenue for them to reconcile and iron out their differences, while the rest of us continue to wallow in the throes of woes. The appointment of a new deputy…
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