Opinion

Of Buhari, Jubril al-Sudani, and The Atiku N1.032 Trillion Allegations, By SKC Ogbonnia

Wild allegations and sophistic counter allegations have become the order of the day because the politicians embrace the maxim that a repeated lie, after a while, begins to wear the toga of the truth. But Nigerians deserve the hard truth. The hard truth is that corruption is once again trending…
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Opinion

The National Assembly Vs. Fashola: the Unending Issues, By Oluseun Onigbinde

The issue of appropriation should be tested at the Supreme The framers of the constitution already gave the powers of budget implementation to the executive. This means there are no legal consequences if certain projects are not funded, rather there are only political implications in the next budget cycle. The…
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Opinion

The Unspoken Message In Buhari’s Voice Note, By Azu Ishiekwene

As long as silence and hypocritical requests for prayers remain the official policy to managing information about Buhari’s health status, we will have to contend with worse treachery than the voice note. When the presidency decided that it would not make any statement about President Muhammadu Buhari’s health status on…
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Opinion

OOTC: How Did Obasanjo Allow His Legacy Get Off the Rails?, By Chude JIdeonwo

Properly situating the context of Obasanjo’s leadership decisions and the outcome of his long-term strategic thinking aids us in locating the governing philosophies that drove his victories, the fault lines that generated his failures, and in navigating the pathways to a sustainable future. In the world these days, it is…
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Opinion

Failing Democratic ‘Change’ In Nigeria: Lessons for the Future, By ‘Tope Oriola

The Buhari presidency began to unravel almost immediately after the presidential election. It has to be one of the most stunning developments in the history of modern politics that he has appeared bereft of ideas about what to do with political power. Rather than rehash the well known issues involved…
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Columns

The Time for Genuine Electoral Reform Is NOW!, By Ogaga Ifowodo

- Justice Mohammed Uwais (rtd.) Only urgent legislative action can save the country from the incalculable harm of judicial sanctification for electoral brigandage. If anyone knows the cost of rigged elections, it is President Buhari. He, like his predecessor Yar’Adua, must make electoral reform an urgent national issue that must…
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