Opinion

The Danger In Buhari’s Totalitarian Patronage Model, By SKC Ogbonnia

The fact is that Buhari’s discriminatory patronage model is a serious threat to the fabric of the vitally essential Nigerian diversity, as well as the opposition. This portends a troubling future. Other fears apart, the president ought to realise that the primary victims of a weak opposition state are the…
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Opinion

The Precarious Political Situation of President Muhammadu Buhari, By Frisky Larr

The president has the ill-advised habit of avoiding dialogue with the country when it is most needed. Precisely then, his silence turns out to be poison. By now, the president is well aware of the presence of a cabal in his inner circle burning to usurp his powers and even…
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Opinion

Avengers and Herdsmen Are Saints But IPOB and the Rest of Us Are Terrorists, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

How on earth can IPOB members be terrorists when notorious killers, the herdsmen, have no such designation? We are talking about a group that was named in 2015 by the Global Terrorism Index as the fourth deadliest terror group in world. Only Boko Haram, ISIS, and al-Shabab were deemed deadlier…
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Columns

Over-sighting Defence Expenditure, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

Procurement processes should be transparent and open without necessarily compromising national security. The anti-corruption strategy should be from the top to bottom from the presidency down to the lowest level, and the military must wean itself from their ugly past, renew and reengineer itself for an open In the 2017…
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Opinion

APC Promised Nigeria Restructuring, By Femi Falana

- The late Professor Abubakar Momoh ...I believe that the greatest tribute that Professor Abubakar Momoh deserves from us is a renewed commitment on the part of ASUU and other progressive forces to mobilise the Nigerian people to campaign for the actualisation of the Fundamental Objectives and Directive Principles of…
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Opinion

OUT OF THE BOX: As Osinbajo’s Common Sense Diplomacy Yields Fruits, By Majeed Dahiru

...following Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s common sense diplomacy in the South-South and South-East of Nigeria during his earlier acting presidency stint - a move that was guided by the critical elements of negotiations, concessions and reconciliations, positive results have being on the yield. Frail looking 74 year-old President Muhammadu Buhari,…
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Opinion

Buhari’s New Change Ought to Begin with His Igbo Problem, By SKC Ogbonnia

Buhari has to simply trek back to where the rain started beating him and make amends. Allowing the problem to linger not only threatens the chances of economic revival but also the hard-earned change. Even if he is not thinking of 2019, which he should, Mr. President cannot feign ignorance…
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Opinion

Developing A Liquidity Solution For The Nigerian Power Sector (1), By Olayemi Anyanechi

Revenue shortfalls, credit risk and gas supply constraints in the power sector under a transitional electricity market is to be, and was anticipated. Nonetheless, resolving the revenue shortfalls has proved a bit of a challenge, and a long-term and sustainable solution will take time and significant investments by the private…
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