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Columns

Nigeria, Between the Venal and the Effete, By Uddin Ifeanyi

From this, though, flows a bigger worry: that we may well lose the fight against corruption through feckless management of the processes required to secure conviction and make restitution. Still, this will be small beer compared to the toll that an effete public administration will exert on our limited national…
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Guest Columns

Nigeria’s Economic Recession Is Real But Would Not Last, By Muhammadu Buhari

Temporary problems should not blind or divert us from the corrective course this government has charted for our nation. We have identified the country’s salient problems and we are working hard at lasting solutions. Today, 1st of October is a day of celebration for us Nigerians. On this day, 56…
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Opinion

Government Has Business Doing Business, By Majeed Dahiru

...the concept of ‘government having no business doing business’ is flawed and should be rescinded going forward. Government must do business and do it well. Government cannot abandon its economic role to private entities and just exist for politics. With the crumbling of the Berlin wall, which signaled the re-unification…
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Editorial

EDITORIAL: How Buhari Helped Nigeria Into Recession and How He Can Take Us Out Of It

Painful as it has been for the vast majority of Nigerians, the country’s worst recession in 30 years is an opportunity to deeply reflect on the wobbly structure of our country’s economy and learn some basic lessons on how to move Nigeria forward. PREMIUM TIMES believes that while it is…
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Opinion

Surmounting an Economic Recession, By Taiwo Odukoya

...we should seize this period to correct the structural and attitudinal deficiencies that make us vulnerable to global economic shocks. This is the time to keep hope alive. To unite around the common cause of moving Nigeria out of economically troubled waters into the calm seas of prosperity and progress.…
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Columns

Nigeria: Time to Question Everything, By Okey Ndibe

Despite his hectoring rhetoric, President Buhari has no formula for taming the country’s divisive impulses and knocking Nigeria into shape. The sooner he abandons the illusion that he runs a cohesive country, the better for all of us. Nigeria’s economic crisis is acute, exacerbated by religious tensions and political fault…
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