Opinion

Abuja Land Ownership As Cesspool of Thievery and Vultures, By Dayo Olaide

Living in Abuja can be a fantastic experience. Commonly regarded as Nigeria’s sole planned city, Abuja is a beauty to behold, with grandiose buildings, fantastic road networks and boulevards that make pleasurable commuting experience. Well manicured green areas spice the pleasure. The roads come alive under the lights at night.…
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Guest Columns

Nigeria: Cleaning The Augean Stable, By Charles Anyiam

For those of us who are still busy questioning President Muhammadu Buhari's pace at "assembling his team" and coming up with his government's policy, my response is simply this: Ladies and gentlemen! The horse has since left the barn. And it's time to clean the augean stable. Since gaining independence…
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Opinion

Babatunde Fowler’s Implausible Taxation Credentials, By Eben Joels

Why then was he appointed? Mr. Fowler’s only qualification may be his closeness to Mr. Bola Tinubu who gave him his only tax job so far – the LIRS chair. Section 3(2) of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) Establishment Act 2007 creates the Chairman of the FIRS and specifically…
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Guest Columns

Removing Nigeria’s Fuel Subsidy Is A Lame Excuse, By SKC Ogbonnia

...there is hardly any such thing as a perfect or an ironclad policy. The fuel subsidy policy can always be restructured to reflect current conditions, including crude oil as well as pump prices. Besides, which of the various policies in any sector of the Nigerian economy has actually worked as…
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