Columns

Shit and the Sum(mary) of a Presidency, By Pius Adesanmi

What we understood as ten-year-olds is, apparently, rocket science for Garba Shehu and the Buhari administration. On President Buhari’s watch, Nigeria is swimming in an ocean of blood. Hundreds and hundreds have been hacked to death in the last two years by murderous Fulani herdsmen. This administration’s handling of it…
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Opinion

Muhammadu Buhari’s Unconvincing Return from Medical Leave, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

Buhari’s stay in office or resignation is simply an integrity question — and integrity is personal, not Buhari reserves the right to treat himself and recover fully but the country shouldn’t be held to ransom. Nigeria, meanwhile, deserves a substantive president — not just in name but also in practice.…
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Opinion

Buhari’s Absence and the Dilemma of the Media Office, By Festus Adedayo

...I am of the opinion that the gaffe in the handling of the president’s 50-day medical vacation must have resulted from the operations of forces beyond the media office. The apparent fall-guy was the reading and electoral public which expected that what the media office managers, erstwhile media men, do…
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Opinion

What I Found Osinbajo Doing In the Toilet, By ‘Tope Fasua

Osinbajo has shown the humility we require in leadership in Nigeria. It is true that those around our leaders always clear the road and ensure that everything looks rosy before our leaders get They ensure that our leaders never know the real situation about anything while they sing A real…
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Guest Columns

Of Five Percent Bargain-hunters and the London Opera, By Louis Odion

...what the Information minister should be telling us at this hour - almost half time of the Buhari administration - is what concrete steps are being taken to draft an executive bill to be sent to the legislature for a law to back and institutionalise the policy. Half a century…
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Bámidélé Upfront

The Impervious Pendants Of Aso Rock, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

These are no ordinary times. In the annals of Nigerian history, this time is a terrible period of want, insecurity, economic upheaval and social failure. Nigerians need to be inspired and enthused. No leader, no matter how well intentioned he is, will succeed if he can't make himself understood, if…
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Opinion

Unpacking President Buhari’s Perspective On Women, By ‘Tope Oriola

Mr. President, no serious person talks like that anymore. Please, keep trying hard for the benefit of our country. But in trying, kindly make efforts to be a good listener and learn from those who are paid to advise you. President Muhammadu Buhari’s comments about the proper role of the…
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