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Opinion

NNPC: Buhari’s Autumn As Moral Czar?, By Louis Odion

If we are to believe that President Muhammadu Buhari (PMB) didn't know or couldn't have sanctioned all these all along, as being canvassed by his advocates, then there can only be a more frightening certainty: the president must be utterly oblivious of key happenings around him, being technically out of…
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Bámidélé Upfront

Between Baru and Kachikwu: Spite, Arrogance and Power Grab, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

It does not pass the smell test that Maikanti Baru initiated contracts for services beyond his pay grade and went ahead to sit as the chairman of the Tenders Board where he approved all the contracts he proposed, without prior approval by the NNPC Board of Directors. Ibe Kachikwu's sequence…
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Bámidélé Upfront

Nigeria Still Sitting On Its Hands: Electric Vehicles As A Threat To Oil, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

Nigeria has a lot to fear and a lot of catching up to do. We have to take the threat seriously, instead of our usual, perrenial nonchalance. 2030 is only 12 years away! I urge President Buhari to assemble a world class team as an economic imperative, to help chart…
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Opinion

Extractive Sector Transparency, Value Maximisation, and Nigeria’s Economic Recovery, By Waziri Adio

We need sustained investment in health, in education, and in critical modern infrastructure that will make our economy more competitive and expand the creative, productive and competitive capacities of our people and by extension, of our country. This is how we can derive optimal benefit from endowment in natural resources,…
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Opinion

Nigerian Military’s Half-truth and Propagandist War Against Boko Haram, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

Public trust in the army is a crucial component for victory in the war against insurgency. The people must be able to trust in the integrity of the armed forces; they must be able to rely on the army for the true picture of the war. Frequent release of false…
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