Opinion

Can A Court of Appeal Justice Exercise the Powers of A High Court Judge?, By Chino Obiagwu

The point we are making, most respectfully, is that, once the statute confers a judicial function on a person, and in this case, section 396(7) of ACJA on a newly appointed justice of the Court of Appeal for a function that will be performed at the High Court, that judicial…
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Columns

2019: The Shape of Things To Come, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

Despite the gloom and political turmoil in the offing, I still believe in the Nigerian spirit of resilience and capacity to brace odds. I also hope the drumbeats of war will be curtailed such that compromises will replace hostilities, good reasoning will replace power mongering, selfishness will replace patriotism and…
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Opinion

A Look At the Biafra Question Beyond Nnamdi Kanu’s IPOB, By Majeed Dahiru

The resurrection of the spirit of Biafra through IPOB is as a consequence of the heightened marginalisation of the Igbo ethnic group under the current administration. Buhari’s political scorched earth policy of a 97 percent versus five percent patronage formula, as directly proportional to the percentage of votes cast for…
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Columns

Biafra, Buhari and The Easter Day Rising (2), By Femi Fani-Kayode

Some will disagree with the contents of this contribution whilst others will hate me for writing it. To such troubled souls I recommend the words of Albert Einstein. He said: “Great spirits have always encountered opposition from mediocre minds. The mediocre mind is incapable of understanding the man who refuses…
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Columns

A Spending Guide for Wealthy Nigerians, By Tolu Ogunlesi

The point of today’s article is to offer advice to our 'one-percent' population on how to spend their money. Somewhat presumptuous, admittedly. Please bear with me. All I'm doing is arrogating to myself the sort of audacity embodied in the title of one of my favourite magazines, ‘How To Spend…
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