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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Columns

Rising Insecurity: My Surprise At the President’s Surprise, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Following the president’s remarks that he is surprised at the growing insecurity in the country, what Nigerians are asking is: What have the security agencies been telling him? Are they telling him the reality that all ordinary Nigerians know that no part of this country is safe today and the…
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Opinion

The Real Amotekun Is Yet Ahead, By Bunmi Makinwa

If there were any doubts in anyone’s mind, Amotekun has confirmed that Nigeria’s security situation is broken and needs In a country where the president is all-powerful and his voice can direct and influence thoughts and conclusions, the perpetual withdrawal and silence of Buhari leaves serious issues Silence has become…
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Opinion

Mr President: Where Is Your Real Sense of Duty?, By Ayodele Adio

The irony of all of this is that President Buhari is in London for the –African Investment Summit, where he intends to attract a bit of foreign direct investment. He forgets, however, that a key prerequisite for attracting foreign investment is security and social stability. It would be foolhardy to…
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