Columns

Between Half-full and Half-empty Cups, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

In the final analysis, Nigerians are asking: have they been duped? Were they hoodwinked and deceived to believe that the grass is greener on the other side? In fact have we been collectively short-changed? As painful as it is, our lot under Jonathan and now Buhari, can be likened to…
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If You Picked Buhari Over Jonathan In 2015, You Did No Wrong, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

...something is no longer difficult to see: we can no longer be satisfied with picking one of the two candidates thrown at us by the APC and PDP. It’s time we picked our candidate and threw it at them! There are numerous disgruntled Muhammadu Buhari supporters straddling the social media…
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Columns

Restructuring: This Too Shall Come To Pass, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

...that the merry-go-round called restructuring today, a sovereign national conference and constitutional conference etc. will change nomenclature the next time around is annoying. Besides, the more we clamour for change the more things remain static. The agitations appear louder now than the president has given the agitators the cold shoulder,…
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Columns

Improving Civil-Military Relations, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Our Constitution defines the purpose of the state as the protection of the security of Nigerians and the pursuit of their welfare. If Nigerians begin to feel that their security and welfare matters, their inclination to arm themselves and engage in self help might reduce. Improving civil-military relations is the…
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Opinion

The Moral Debris of GEJ’s Looted Home, By Louis Odion

Dazed by the stories of grand larceny that began to circulate, chances are that the unscrupulous policemen themselves only saw Jonathan's personal effects and household goods as their own fair portion of the elephantine loot. Ordinarily, no one would wish to be left out when the proverbial butchered elephant is…
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Opinion

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Illness: Any Lessons from the Past?, By Jiti Ogunye

In the prevailing circumstances surrounding the illness of President Muhammadu Buhari, his seeking of medical treatment overseas, the non-disclosure of the facts of his ailment to the Nigerian people, and the mismanagement of information surrounding the true state of his health, we have found our analyses and submissions in that…
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