Opinion

Aregbesola: Exiting Osun In A Blaze of Glory, By Semiu Okanlawon

No doubt, the years ahead promise to demonstrate a full flowering of hope and progress from the solid foundation that has been built. Certainly the people, the focus of Aregbesola's eight years of relentless toil, will enjoy the full benefits of this sturdy substructure. Former American President, Barack Obama’s valedictory…
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Columns

Scandal, Power and Dollars, By Jibrin Ibrahim

One thing that has been scientifically proven about corruption is that when the system is able to punish those involved in corrupt practices, the quantum decreases steadily. When there is immunity for engaging in corrupt practices, however the quantum and scale of corrupt acts grow astronomically. Politicians love telling white…
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Opinion

Still On Murderous Fulani Kidnappers, By Yushau A. Shuaib

How come Fulani people have now taken over the job of kidnapping, which prior to the arrival of President Buhari’s administration, was common with militants in the Niger Delta and occasionally armed robbers in the South-East and South-West? What influenced the Fulanis to take to the kidnapping profession? What happened…
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Opinion

A Turning Point for the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission?, By Umar Yakubu

- Professor Bolaji Owasanoye Going forward, it is hoped that the new Chairman, Professor Bolaji Owasanoye, another former teacher, would reposition the commission to redeem its much-battered image and deliver on the core mandate for which it was established in 2000, and not tow the ‘lecturing’ line! The anti-corruption war…
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Columns

Goodluck Jonathan, Nigeria’s ‘Worst’ President Turned Best Ex-President, By Majeed Dahiru

Goodluck Jonathan had a choice in the 2015 election; the Mugabe or Nkurinziza option was open to him, but he chose the path of civility and statesmanship by bowing to the will of his His role as ex-president is very inspiring and exemplary, which has greatly stabilised the polity amidst…
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Opinion

PDP is Too Corrupt and Too Sick to Lead the Opposition, By SKC Ogbonnia

Posterity beckons on patriotic minds within the different opposition camps, therefore, to unite towards the path to a true democratic culture. Instead of the maddening rush to the ruling party, it is time to explore a new opposition party that is steadily alert to expose the weakness of the APC…
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Opinion

Time To Fix Our Health Sector, By Ahmed Oluwasanjo

More importantly, ‘Baba’ Buhari should lead by example by using our local hospitals whenever he takes ill, like Jose Mujica of Uruguay (although, I wish him good health). If Nigeria's economy must stop losing N250bn annually on medical tourism – as claimed by the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) – then…
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Opinion

Assets Declaration: ‘Mai Gaskiya’, and Those Yet To Declare, By Louis Okoroma

To say that many Nigerians were not taken aback by the nature of the assets owned by President Muhammadu Buhari, which were made public before the 100 days of his administration, would be an understatement. The assets declaration by the retired General and former military leader, alongside that of Vice…
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