Columns

President Buhari: Dead End or the Rebirth of a Nation?, By Chido Onumah

“We can't continue to search the branches of a sick tree for the cause of its sickness.” – African Proverb As history unfolds in Nigeria, it does appear that “the more things change the more they remain the same”. As a military dictator, thirty two years ago, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari…
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Columns

Further Thoughts On Buhari And A Corruption Strategy, By Okey Ndibe

My column last week, titled “Corruption and Buhari’s Perfect Storm,” provoked vigorous debate on social media. In addition, I received numerous emails from readers who wished to weigh in on my central prescription that incoming President Muhammadu Buhari ought to consider setting up a restitution commission that would offer corrupt…
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Bámidélé Upfront

The Rule of Law As Number One Priority For Buhari’s Presidency, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

General Muhammadu Buhari will inherit a country in a quandary. So much looting has gone on and so much high crimes and misdemeanours have been committed. Impunity ravages the land. To make his job a lot easier, the President-elect can begin to look at upholding the rule of law as…
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Columns

For a Second War Against Indiscipline – After Voting for Change on the 28th, By Ogaga Ifowodo

In all his utterances since 2003 when Maj-Gen Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) has been running to be an elected head of state, he has not once promised to launch a second War Against Indiscipline. If he has even adverted to the need to still do something drastic about the national moral…
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