Editorial

EDITORIAL: Onnoghen: Time To Halt Nigeria’s Slide To Anarchy

On Friday, President Muhammadu Buhari suspended the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen. He immediately swore in Justice Tanko Muhammad as his interim replacement in a development that had precedence in what happened over four decades ago under military rule. The president said his action followed an order he obtained…
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Columns

Should Lai Mohammed’s N3.5mn Claim Have Been Left Off The Record?, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

In more intellectually-conscious climes, last week’s off-the-record drama would have sparked scholarly incursions into the changing values of 21st-century journalism. It would have triggered intense concerns about the gaping hole of self-regulation that must be filled if the media must bountifully harness the pluses of Internet-driven media explosion. “Journalism entails…
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Columns

The Daura Affair and Threats to the Democratic Order, By Jibrin Ibrahim

...the Lawal Daura affair is a microcosm of a wider crisis in the Buhari We cannot have significant improvements in security provisioning unless and until President Buhari creates order and functionality in the security sector. He must urgently review the sector and appoint people who are ready to work together…
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Guest Columns

Now Comes the Hard Part: Five Priorities in the Continuing Fight Against Boko Haram, By Jennifer Cooke

Boko Haram is indeed weakened, but the government and its international partners must urgently block its capacity and opportunity to regenerate. This will require a shift from a “search and destroy” military mindset to a more multifaceted approach that prioritises civilian protection and engagement, genuine collaboration with regional neighbours, and…
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