Columns

Wike’s Revenge and Atiku’s Next Move, By Azu Ishiekwene

My guess is that there’ll be an attempt to patch things up, not necessarily because the party loves Wike or because those who consider themselves the party’s true custodians can endure his arrogance today any more than they could last year. The point is, everything must be done to delay…
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Columns

Section 5 and the Mohammed Bello Adoke Case, By Reuben Abati

Whatever the colour of the party in power, the judiciary remains the last hope of the common man, the aggrieved and the victim of persecution. In a country where noise is more important than reason, where allegations are packaged as truth, and villains behave like victims, the judiciary should always…
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Columns

Reflections on Rotimi Amaechi and Nyesom Wike, By Pius Adesanmi

Two men, twenty wasted years in the life of a state, twenty wasted years in the lives of the citizens! Yet they are there in the streets of Port Harcourt, fighting against the backdrop of the very urban poverty and planlessness that are evidence of their combined failure of leadership.…
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Opinion

President Buhari: It’s Time To Sue for Sustaining Peace and Inclusive Governance, By Majeed Dahiru

My dear President Buhari, I join millions of our country men and women in felicitating with you, your family, associates and well-wishers on your return from medical vacation in the United Kingdom. I wish you good health and strength to continue to discharge the enormous responsibilities of your exalted office…
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Opinion

Biafra and Corruption: When a Judas Becomes a Muhammad, By SKC Ogbonnia

Nigeria cannot continue to hope to solve a problem by creating bigger problems. Thus, the prevailing pattern where the state attempts to deflate the Biafran agitation by nurturing seeds of discord within the Igbo or Balkanising the South-East and South-South into hostile units is not only profoundly corrupt but also…
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Columns

Rotimi Amaechi: the Knife that Tore the Umbrella, By Majeed Dahiru

In an atmosphere of extreme sectionalism that pervades the Nigerian political culture, it is better to keep the home front united behind you, irrespective of political differences. The same friends cheering Amaechi on today will exploit the faultline in his home base to undermine him while using his public display…
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