Columns

IPOB and Security Agencies: Calming the Tension, By Jibrin Ibrahim

The president should direct the armed troops that have been deployed to Abia State to withdraw, and the police should take over the case of Mr. Kanu in line with the provisions of the Constitution and the Police Act. Even more important, it is time for political and community leaders…
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Opinion

Beyond the Political Restructuring of Nigeria, By Ahmed Oluwasanjo

...as long as we are not restructuring Nigeria to build strong institutions that checkmate our parasitic political class from looting our making accountability and transparency in governance a normal practice, we might just be building castles in the air in the hope of an Eldorado that will emerge in the…
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Columns

APC: the Obstinate Journey to Shame Via London, By Pius Adesanmi

Whatever be the case, this London trip is a tragedy on so many fronts. On that medical safari breakfast table was assembled those who promised to change the paradigm by putting an end to medical tourism. The supreme irony was lost on them. Those interested in the dustbin of Nigeria's…
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Opinion

Nigeria’s Non-Oil Export Sector and the Quest for Federalism, By Ugochukwu Amasike

The devolution of power to states would serve as a catalyst for the development of non-oil exports, restart Nigeria’s industrialisation drive, create jobs, strengthen the economy, and expand the nation’s income streams, whilst engendering sustainable economic growth through greater exports and The need to diversify Nigeria’s revenue base has continued…
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Opinion

Falana, the Baby and the Bathwater, By Azu Ishiekwene

It’s interesting that while Falana and El-Rufai can hardly be described as ideological soul mates, on the contemporary issue of restructuring, they appear bound by a common contrarian thread. The statement on Sunday by a group led by human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), about “unrealistic” recommendations contained in the…
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