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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Columns

The Chibok Girls: Three Years in Bondage, By Jibrin Ibrahim

...citizens have the absolute right to demand of their president that he does his job and secures the liberation of these Nigerians placed in bondage by terrorists. I can confidently assure President Buhari that we will continue to harass him until he does the needful and gets his government to…
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Opinion

OOTC: To Change Our Country, We Have 15 Lessons to Learn from BBOG (II), By Chude Jideonwo

For those who insisted that BBOG was a tool of the All Progressives Congress to delegitimise and remove President Jonathan, immense confusion emerged when the movement continued the exact same agitation, with the exact same aggression, upon the change of guard at the Presidential Villa. The Discipline of Leadership On…
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Guest Columns

The Importance of the #BringBackOurGirls Movement, By Chris Ngwodo

We owe the BBOG activists a debt of gratitude for not letting us retreat further than we already have from the norms of civilisation, for being rare exemplars of moral courage in the public square. The Chibok families deserve our compassion and sympathy. Their tireless advocates deserve our respect. When…
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Columns

Ben Murray-Bruce and the Glamour of Favour, By Pius Adesanmi

That is why your politician tars a road, digs a borehole, builds a gada or a culvert or a gutter and his aides gut the airwaves with noise demanding acknowledgement and appreciation from the people for the uncommon favour. This national mental malaise is not limited to politicians. Interactions among…
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Opinion

For BBOG, It’s All About The Chibok Girls, By Ahmed Oluwasanjo

...may the rescue of the Chibok girls and everyone under the captivity of Boko Haram come as a pleasant surprise to us all - all heartless doubting Thomases inclusive. God bless Nigeria. God bless Oby Ezekwesili, Hadiza Bala Usman, Aisha Yesufu and other members of the bring back our girls…
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Opinion

Abducted Chibok Girls: One Day They’ll Be Back Home… Hopefully, By Paul Okolo

- Martha Mark, mother of one of the kidnapped schoolgirls Monica Mark. Photo: AP So as I drop my girl at school this weekend, I’ll be praying for divine intervention on behalf of the Chibok girls that they too would very soon be free to resume their education in a…
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