Columns

Kemi Adeosun’s Dishonourable Resignation, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

From sainthood, Adeosun’s latest status has been elevated to victimhood — or, put another way, she has managed to hoodwink the unsuspecting public into elevating her to victimhood. Having read her resignation letter multiple times, I still cannot find anything honourable in it. Normally, in a country where politicians and…
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On Mrs. Adeosun’s Resignation, By Uddin Ifeanyi

...the circumstances of this case are not consistent with the thrust of the minister’s resignation letter. And nearly always, the absence of remorse is requisite for attaching punitive conditions to infractions of the law. In this case the requirements of justice go way beyond a need for restitution and propriety.…
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Opinion

From Buhari to Adeosun: The Ethical Question, By Sufuyan Ojeifo

Truth is, Adeosun has lost her moral high ground to continue to occupy that very important office. A perjurer and dodger cannot be a fit and proper person for the position of the nation’s "chancellor of the exchequer". Facts and figures about the economy and finance, which have always been…
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Columns

Re-purposing the Discussion Around the National Debt, By Uddin Ifeanyi

We are also at the point, 10 years ago, where the threat of “fiscal dominance” was a sufficient worry to persuade government to strengthen the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) by granting it both goal and tool independence. Fiscal dominance arises when poor fiscal policy leads to a huge debt…
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