Opinion

Tinubu and the Nigerian Economy: Prodding A Gathering of the ‘Deaf’?, By ‘Tope Fasua

I would want Bola Tinubu to do us all a big favour and move away from these taunting, tantalising and brain-wracking sweet statements to sitting on the governments he helped put in place to ensure the prevailing thinking changes and they do the needful. Maybe this article should have been…
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Opinion

Badia-East: When Poverty Is Guilty, By Immanuel James Ibe-Anyanwu

It is a Sunday morning showing life in its little, happy details. But beneath that seeming stability is fear and despair. A quit notice is two weeks behind schedule and the bulldozers are surely coming. They will rip lives apart, delivering the sentence of mindless power to those who, for…
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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

Lekki Gardens and What Is Not Being Said, By Theophilus Opaleye

Evicting people from their homes, removing shelter from the heads of innocent families and demolishing houses that have not been found defective is not the right way to address the issue of building collapse in Lagos. The management of Lekki Gardens have openly stated their commitment to catering for the…
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Opinion

Justice for the Living, Justice for the Dead, By Owei Lakemfa

On May 15, 2012, the Lagos State Government arraigned Mr. Fabunmi on a seven-count charge of murder, attempted murder and causing grievous bodily harm. Finally on Monday, December 14, 2015, three years after the murder, the dismissed cop stood before Justice Olabisi Akinlade who in sentencing Fabunmi to ten years…
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Columns

A Case for Adopting Open Contracting in Nigeria, By Seember Nyager

Last week, there was an outcry over a contract of 78 Million Naira for the upgrade of the website of the former governor of Lagos State. In response to the outrage that followed, the former governor publicly clarified the scope of the contract by providing a breakdown of costs for the…
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