Opinion

The Tortoise’s Journey and Buhari’s Federal Appointments, By ‘Tope Oriola

At the risk of sounding like a scratched CD, President Buhari has limited 21st century leadership capability; he is bereft of tact and art of statecraft and has lost a significant part of his reputation. He cannot win a second term under a free and fair atmosphere. It is quite…
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Opinion

The Fajuyi Legacy and Demand for Restructuring of Nigeria, By Femi Falana

The best way to honour Colonel Adekunle Fajuyi is to mobilise the Nigerian people to be inspired by his life of principle and sacrifice. As no nation can develop on the basis of artificial unity, members of the ruling class should stop deceiving themselves by saying that the unity of…
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Columns

Junaid’s Jeremiads, Buhari’s Burden, By Okey Ndibe

If—and I put a big 'if' here—Junaid’s allegations are true (as I write, there had been no refutation from the Presidency), then President Buhari is guilty of the basest privatisation of political power in Nigeria’s history. His defenders may say there’s no explicit law against such an act, but it…
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Adeolu Ademoyo

Buhari’s Cronyism and Irredentism: Why Nigeria Remains Backward, By Adeolu Ademoyo

...in Buhari, we may be dealing with something more than the political - a complex personal psychological and cognitive problem, and a deep personal limitation and challenge. This could be a singularly Buhari complex, which can be of dire political implications for the country in the years ahead. When some…
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Adeolu Ademoyo

President Buhari’s 100 Days: Ethical and National Questions, By Adeolu Ademoyo

This Buhari and APC choice - the denial of a programmatic vision that brought them to power, which is also a denial of the existence of the issue of the national question and the urgent need to address it, is a clear return to ex-president Jonathan’s sectional and irredentist government…
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Femi Fani-Kayode

The National Conference And The Explosive Words of Dr. Junaid Mohammed, By Femi Fani-Kayode

According to the June 10 edition of the Punch Newspaper, in a story titled ''Ethnic Suspicions Haunt National Conference'', the Convener of the Coalition of Northern Politicians, Academics, Professionals and Businessmen, Dr. Junaid Mohammed, who is a delegate at the National Conference representing Kano State, said he still did not…
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