Columns

GEJ, Abdullahi, Oduah and the Missing Verses, By Louis Odion

The only conclusion that could be drawn from Oduah's revelation is that she and Diezani were both shamelessly locked in a cold war over long-suffering Madam Patience's fine husband. Now, if a scavenger gets swollen-headed over the possession of a treasure found by accident, what's expected of the original owner?…
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Opinion

Give the Nigerian Youth a Chance: A Memo to APC, By SKC Ogbonnia

The PDP and Goodluck Jonathan will forever be remembered for creating the ideal condition for the opposition to thrive in Nigeria’s democracy. Let APC and Muhammadu Buhari thenceforth go further to foster mass participation and fair competition by curbing illegal money in our politics. The clarion call by the Arewa…
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Columns

We Voted for Change: The Difference President Buhari Is Not Making (1), By Fred Adetiba

Nigerians need leaders that can inspire loyalty, sacrifice and commitment, not by merely asking that we change but by the efforts they are making to keep Nigeria together and get the country out of the doldrums through bold and audacious policy decisions and actions that are in the interest of…
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Opinion

IPOB, the Armed Forces and a Coup Against Civil Authorities, By Kennedy Emetulu

...this latest declaration of IPOB as a terrorist organisation may yet be the worst exhibition of illegality by the Armed Forces. They need to retrace their steps now for their own professional good. The Armed Forces remain one of the only remaining national institutions patriotic citizens look up to. Their…
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Opinion

Falana, the Baby and the Bathwater, By Azu Ishiekwene

It’s interesting that while Falana and El-Rufai can hardly be described as ideological soul mates, on the contemporary issue of restructuring, they appear bound by a common contrarian thread. The statement on Sunday by a group led by human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), about “unrealistic” recommendations contained in the…
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Opinion

Dear President Buhari, You Have Broken Our Hearts, By Chude Jideonwo

...no matter what your remaining rabid supporters, either blinded still by anger at Dr. Jonathan, blinded by the comfort of denial or blinded by proximity to power, say, this is the truth: we are disappointed in you. This is not the change we voted for. Two years ago to this…
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Opinion

OUT OF THE BOX: As Osinbajo’s Common Sense Diplomacy Yields Fruits, By Majeed Dahiru

...following Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s common sense diplomacy in the South-South and South-East of Nigeria during his earlier acting presidency stint - a move that was guided by the critical elements of negotiations, concessions and reconciliations, positive results have being on the yield. Frail looking 74 year-old President Muhammadu Buhari,…
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