Opinion

The First President Buhari Media Chat, A Win-Win Move, By Garba Shehu

In the aftermath of the Presidential Media Chat by the President Muhammadu Buhari, the first since the decisive mandate of 2015; a mandate based on expectations of change, analysts of various hue have taken over the public space presenting their own views on what he said, what he could have…
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Opinion

Nigeria in Crisis of Confidence, By Gabriel Ndubuisi

To crawl out of this quagmire, the government should focus on policy directives and measures that would restore back investors' confidence. The government should be seen to respect court judgements especially when it is not in its favour. And lastly, the government should build institutions - they are more sustainable…
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Guest Columns

A Post Card From San Juan, and the Demystification of Socrates, By Tope Fasua

This is a great time to revisit Nigeria’s attempt at protecting its economy as recently underlined by the insistence on conserving foreign exchange resources. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) had listed a number of goods it believes we should as a nation build capacity in, and for which it…
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Opinion

On Okonjo Iweala: Yale University Goofed, By Liberty Oseni Audu

Within a year of Okonjo Iweala’s appointment, 121 companies were added to the subsidy management list, bringing the total to 140 companies in 2011. It has been during Okonjo-Iweala's tenure that entrenched corruption such as the inflation of the subsidy figures, the rise of proxy marketers, over-invoicing and non-record keeping…
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Guest Columns

With May 29 Approaching, Is there Really Excitement in the Air?, By Soji Apampa

The poor, the downtrodden, activists and those who previously suffered neglect have been swept to new levels of euphoria by the power of the APC change ideology. The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria requires that there should be a handover of power on May 29, 2015, but does…
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Guest Columns

Buhari: To Whom Much Is Given, By Suraj Oyewale

After four attempts, former military ruler, Muhammadu Buhari, will finally be getting the opportunity to lead Nigeria under a civilian dispensation as the Independent National Electoral Commission of Nigeria (INEC) declared him the winner of the 2015 presidential poll. It is indeed welcome news for many Nigerians, at least from…
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