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Nigeria’s Gradual Return To Dictatorship, By Femi Aribisala

If care is not taken, the so-called “next level” of Buhari’s government might be a return to dictatorship. Nigerians are not students of history. History, in Nigeria, is so contentious, it is not even taught in our schools. However, we educate our future through the study of history. A country…
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Opinion

Kwara After O To Ge: APC, Abdul-Razaq and Burdens of Transformation, By Omotayo Suleiman

As the 'O To Ge' caravan gets ready for city-wide victory dances, in the euphoria of a long anticipated triumph, the enormity of the tasks ahead and the deep leadership imperatives that come to the fore, must necessarily occupy the thoughts of key leaders. Ululations are in order. Never has…
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Columns

Digital Television, Corruption and Anti-Corruption Agencies, By Jibrin Ibrahim

According to Transparency International's guidelines, anti-corruption agencies must be independent and must have full powers to investigate, arrest and prosecute At the same time however, there must be an independent oversight mechanism to monitor their functions and practices to ensure that they do not abuse their powers. One of the…
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Columns

Elections and Respect for the Broadcasting Code, By Jibrin Ibrahim

... Often, to catch peoples’ attention, the regular media seeks to be as sensational as the social media in a race to the bottom. The NBC therefore has a huge task of ensuring that the Broadcasting Code is respected, especially because elections are the nodal points for the most irresponsible…
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Columns

Can NBC Re-invent Broadcasting In Nigeria?, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

...the NBC must regulate the broadcast space, but it must however do so professionally and in concert with stakeholders, while ensuring the buy-in of citizens. Given the manner by which the Kawu-led NBC has acquitted itself with issues in the industry, there are obvious signs that the re-invention of broadcasting…
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