Opinion

1999 Constitution: “You Can’t Be Wrong And Get Right”, By Law Nnaji

...If I were presented with an option between secession or a return to status quo ante (where we were before the military putsch of 1966), though a highly nuanced position for some influenced by ethnic, religious and other primordial considerations, I'll certainly choose the latter. Above is the title of…
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Columns

The Nigerian Presidency as a Foster Parent of Crimes, By Pius Adesanmi

The only reason that the identities of the owners of the Ikoyi billions cannot be revealed and an institution of the Nigerian state – NIA – must be given marching orders to own the crime is that there is unity of purpose in the confederacy of illicit interests. They are…
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Opinion

Bishop Kukah and the Jonathanian Logic, By Olalekan Waheed Adigun

His second point–perhaps the Jonathanians’ strongest–is that Jonathan is a hero. He is a hero because he conceded defeat in an election he clearly lost. This perhaps was what he meant by “spectacular actions” he took. He is a hero therefore should not be investigated. He is immune from been…
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Guest Columns

No More Business As Usual: Nigeria’s New-Found ‘Change’ and Lessons from the Past, By Niyi Osundare

Too Big to Fail No national election in Nigeria’s notoriously chequered history has commanded the kind of widespread and nervous international attention that characterised the March 28, 2015 presidential polls. At the continental level, I daresay that only the South African election of April 1994, the very first democratically arranged…
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