Opinion

Give the Nigerian Youth a Chance: A Memo to APC, By SKC Ogbonnia

The PDP and Goodluck Jonathan will forever be remembered for creating the ideal condition for the opposition to thrive in Nigeria’s democracy. Let APC and Muhammadu Buhari thenceforth go further to foster mass participation and fair competition by curbing illegal money in our politics. The clarion call by the Arewa…
See More »
Editorial

EDITORIAL: How Buhari Helped Nigeria Into Recession and How He Can Take Us Out Of It

Painful as it has been for the vast majority of Nigerians, the country’s worst recession in 30 years is an opportunity to deeply reflect on the wobbly structure of our country’s economy and learn some basic lessons on how to move Nigeria forward. PREMIUM TIMES believes that while it is…
See More »
[sc:"post loop ad"]
Columns

Nigeria’s Third Mahdi and the Last of the Amalekite Kings, By Femi Fani-Kayode

The heavy yoke of the last of the Amalekite kings must be broken. The rulership of the third and last Mahdi must be brought to an end in a free and fair election. That is the challenge that we face today. Forgive me for my curious silence over the last…
See More »
Opinion

Official Corruption and Immunity In Nigeria, By Femi Falana

In order to promote accountability and transparency in government and deepen the democratic process, the courts have whittled down the absoluteness of immunity enjoyed by heads of government with respect to electoral disputes and criminal investigations. In the circumstance, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, the police and the anti-graft agencies…
See More »
Columns

Buhari Versus the Avengers, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

In essence, the Niger Delta Avengers and all other such groups may be criminals, vandals, terrorists or economic saboteurs, but Buhari should live above aboard and handle the case with superior strategies that guarantee a win-win resolution of the grievances of the avengers in the interest of the country. The…
See More »
Columns

It Will Get Worse Before it Gets Better, By Pius Adesanmi

Part of the content of change ought to be a fundamental altering of the biography of sacrifice in the Nigerian experience. Sacrifice has always meant the people bearing the brunt of the stupidity of the Nigerian state. Change ought to start with a democratisation of sacrifice. You can support the…
See More »
Opinion

Ese Oruru and the Government’s Neglect of Our Reorientation, By ‘Tope Fasua

This government had every chance, in the beginning, to cause a permanent change in our mentality and re-orientate Nigerians. I think they deliberately pissed that chance away. What is the world turning to? How come we are being driven by a new strain of negative feminism? With all the people…
See More »
Columns

Nigeria: Inflation, Monetary Policy, and Poverty, By Uddin Ifeanyi

So, truth to tell, there may be a case for the CBN continuing to ignore rising domestic prices. But it is a case that the apex bank has so sordidly failed to make. At least, so far! S&P put this succinctly: “Nigeria’s monetary policy has also weakened the country’s credit…
See More »