Columns

Has Buhari Banished Budgets of Recurrent Corruption?, By Ogaga Ifowodo

I admit, it is rather too early to make any definitive statements about the Buhari administration. Still, given our recent history of very costly budgetary waywardness and fiscal irresponsibility, it is hard not to succumb to a strong feeling of hope and optimism despite the president’s preferred slow and steady…
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Opinion

Dear Zahra Buhari, Help The Youths Deliver This Message To Your Father, By Ephraim Adiele

In case he doesn’t know, the youths do not give a hoot about APC or PDP. We just want a working Nigeria. If he cannot give us that, we are willing and able to run a “parallel government” for only young people, since they have forgotten that we are the…
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Columns

Investigations of Mega Looting Must Continue, But Must Be Lawful, By Jibrin Ibrahim

In his book Peace and Violence in Nigeria, Professor Tekena Tamuno reminds us that when Buhari came to power in January 1984, he was regularly attacked for being “as slow as a tortoise”. Newspaper pundits compared his slow pace to the extremely fast pace with which General Murtala Mohammed hit…
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Guest Columns

Chibok: Bring Back Other Girls and Boys, By Yushau A. Shuaib

While we clamour for the return of the Chibok girls, we must bemoan the fact that a lot of innocent lives of others citizens have been lost, including military and security personnel from different parts of the country. The loss of security personnel in active service have made many families…
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