Guest Columns

Buhari: From Despair to Hope, By Babatunde Adeleke

Major-General Muhammadu Buhari, former military Head of State and candidate of the leading opposition party in Nigeria, the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the rescheduled presidential election slated for Saturday, March 28, 2015 recently unveiled his programme of action, aimed at repositioning the country and giving a new lease of…
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Guest Columns

Message to the Average Traumatised Nigerian, By Femi Akinfolarin

As the presidential election draws nearer and nearer each morning, the tension and fear is permeable. Most Nigerians already have an election surviving strategy. Those with enough money have booked seats on planes exiting Nigeria the week before the election; those who can’t afford a ticket are making plans to…
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Guest Columns

Buhari vs Jonathan: Beyond The Election, By Chukwuma Charles Soludo

I need to preface this article with a few clarifications. I have taken a long sabbatical leave from partisan politics, and it is real fun watching the drama from the balcony.  Having had my own share of public service (I do not need a job from government), I now devote…
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Opinion

Nigerian fiscal austerity is a moral armament, By Roberts Orya

Of all the policy options at the disposal of the Federal Government in response to the recent slump in the price of crude oil, fiscal austerity is the most morally justified. It is also the least risky option. However, as with all economic policies, there are countervailing arguments. So, we…
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Bámidélé Upfront

Agriculture Alone Not the Answer to Nigeria’s Mono-Product Economy, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

Nigeria's impulse-driven consumerism and complacent solipsism gnaws at me; it is infectious and in the open for every one to see. It is unsustainable, yet the higher-ups seem unconcerned by it, preferring to import rice from Thailand for distribution in exchange for votes. They tout the rote catechism of lending…
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