Columns

Magu, Still Nigeria’s Most Dangerous Man, By Azu Ishiekwene

For every additional day that Magu stays in office without re-presentation for confirmation, the government would be giving the impression that apart from the leadership of the Eighth Senate, insiders other than Lawal Daura had an interest in blocking Magu’s confirmation. It was framed as a question roughly one year…
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Columns

Political Vendetta Or Anti-corruption War?, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

But for President Muhammadu Buhari, who has made this war the fight of his life and on whose crest he rode to power, we had expected a more forceful and robust anti-corruption war that knows no boundaries. It is therefore appalling, that not much has changed over the years; as…
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Opinion

Rochas Okorocha: Playing the Ostrich On the Road To Perdition, By Uche Igwe

Beyond seizing a few properties from Mr. Rochas Okorocha and his family, the Ihedioha administration should establish a panel to comprehensively investigate and audit the former administration in the State. I can bet that the extent of decay that will be revealed will send shock waves across the He can…
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Columns

Sowore, Alaafin Aole and Murder In Wukari, By Festus Adedayo

Like Alaafin Arogangan and Aole, history’s recording spool is fast-putting in a permanent form, Buhari’s penchant for hitting his foot against the stone. I sneaked into the spool and found what it etched on the Buhari, history tells me, is Alaafin Aole personified. There is this folk song sang mostly…
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Columns

How The Lawan Senate Failed its First Major Test, By Reuben Abati

This screening process has been totally without rigour or colour. It is the Senate’s first major test under Ahmed Lawan’s watch and the result is woeful, if not absolutely ludicrous. Before now, the Senate had promised Nigerians that it would conduct a rigorous screening process. Instead, it has chosen to…
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Columns

Dapo Olorunyomi: Salute To a Soldier of Truth, By Majeed Dahiru

Born in a country that would continuously grapple with the self-inflicted challenge of good governance, Dapo, equipped with an unimpeachable pan-Nigerian nationalist credential, was, as a matter of necessity, thrown up as a soldier of truth, whose life-long career as a journalist has been dedicated to deepening the roots of…
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Opinion

Elevating Virtue: The Subversive Courage of Oyedapo Oyekunle Olorunyomi, By Chidi Odinkalu

Introducing A People Defined by Hierarchies Nigeria is a country defined by hierarchies in which everyone is expected to fit neatly into a box. These hierarchies are many and multi-dimensional. They vary in both shape and size and we have signature tunes for sign-posting them. You know a generational put-down…
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