Columns

COVID-19: The Strong Are Not that Strong Without Good Governance, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Today the world is waking up to the reality that the United States is very weak in catering to the interests of its own people. The country runs the most expensive health care system in the world with two key characteristics, over 30 per cent of the people are not…
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Opinion

As COVID-19 Makes A Landfall In Nigeria, By Chidi Anselm Odinkalu

...state level leadership and the professionalism of the NCDC can only be optimised if there is political leadership by the federal government. This will not come from a committee of appointees under the SGF. With President Buhari unable to provide it at this time, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo must step…
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Why APC Should Tame Tinubu Before Oshiomhole, By SKC Ogbonnia

This is a perfect time for Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to step aside. He no longer has the credibility to grandstand as the face of the APC. His exit as a national leader will solve two fundamental problems. First, it will effortlessly sweep off Oshiomhole’s tenure of un-ending crisis. Second, it…
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Guest Columns

Working Together Towards A Health Silk Road, By Zhou Pingjian

As President Xi points out, “We should step up efforts in deepening medical and health cooperation, and enhancing mutually beneficial cooperation in the alert on infectious diseases, disease control and prevention, medical assistance, traditional medicines and other areas, so as to jointly build a health Silk Road.” The COVID-19 outbreak…
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Opinion

Sanusi: Buhari Is Aiding And Abetting Corruption, By SKC Ogbonnia

The dethronement of Emir Sanusi portends a troubling future. The shameful incident hinges on the growing duplicity in Buhari’s war against corruption. It is a growing pattern of war against anti-corruption advocates in the country. It is a war against the common good. The dramatic dethronement of emir of Kano,…
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Opinion

Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem: Enthroning Merit In National Appointments, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Mrs. Dongban-Mensem is eminently qualified for the position. She is an authority in the fields of criminal and civil procedure law, taxation and international public finance, public international law, legislative drafting, constitutional and administrative law and international commercial transactions. She has been very hard On Friday, the chief justice of…
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Opinion

Auno Massacre: Is President Buhari Under A Spell?, By Abdussamad Umar Jibia

The reaction of the president is grossly The expected decision any good leader would take is to order an investigation around the incident on the early locking of the gate and the subsequent attack on travellers by Boko Haram. Our president, who could not go to Auno to see for…
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Opinion

When A President’s Silence Isn’t Golden, By Banji Ojewale

There would be less shock that since PREMIUM TIMES unveiled the seething power tussle among the president’s men, there’s been no word from the president himself or any of the horde of spokespersons. All is calm. The government believes in the old adage: speech is silver, silence is golden. Silence…
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