Columns

Ibrahim Magu: Ramifications of a Complex Story, By Jibrin Ibrahim

There are numerous reports that the conflict between Abubakar Malami and Ibrahim Magu may lie in their different visions of the discontinuation of the prosecution of corrupt persons. In February 2018, PREMIUM TIMES broke the story of how the attorney-general, Abubakar Malami, wrote President Buhari and urged him to allow…
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Opinion

Bandits In Uniform, Or a Country of Anything Goes?, By Chido Onumah

...let Nigerians who suffer the effect of corruption pick up the gauntlet and act. After all, the enfant terrible of Rivers State and now HONOURABLE (emphasis mine) Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, once remarked publicly that he and other thieving politicians get away with murder because Nigerians have…
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Aribisala on Tuesday

Blunders Upon Blunders Upon Blunders, By Femi Aribisala

Mr. President, the buck now stops with you. When the incredible issue of a missing/counterfeited 2016 budget arose some weeks ago, I was expecting to hear from the APC that Goodluck Jonathan was to blame. Surprisingly, that did not happen. Instead, blame was traded between the presidency and the national…
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Opinion

PDP’s Charge Against Buhari Is of Non Compos Mentis, By SKC Ogbonnia

...opposition is vitally essential for Nigeria’s democracy and must be encouraged at all cost. But it is necessary to recognise that credible opposition is usually of sound mind and able to demonstrate the capacity to reason. Thusly, the PDP must not continue to pose as if it is opposing the…
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Opinion

PDP is Too Corrupt and Too Sick to Lead the Opposition, By SKC Ogbonnia

Posterity beckons on patriotic minds within the different opposition camps, therefore, to unite towards the path to a true democratic culture. Instead of the maddening rush to the ruling party, it is time to explore a new opposition party that is steadily alert to expose the weakness of the APC…
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