Opinion

Amaechi, Abati, Nigeria and Chinese Loans, By David Iyofor

Agreed, as a nation we need to have this discourse, a holistic conversation about our foreign loans/debts, but constricting the discourse to be about this present Buhari administration, about one arm of government, about one minister and government official (Amaechi), or only about Chinese loans/debts, is not the right way…
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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

Ogun Politics: My Encounter With Violence, By Reuben Abati

This thing called politics should not be turned into warfare. There should be life after elections. I once had a taste of political violence during the 2015 presidential campaigns. In Bauchi, our convoy was stoned. In Katsina, restless youth wielding stones and long sticks threatened to attack us. It didn’t…
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Opinion

Understanding Morocco’s Application to Join ECOWAS, By Chidi Anselm Odinkalu

Morocco’s application could enlarge ECOWAS in geo-strategic terms but diminish it institutionally. It could also persuade Mauritania to re-join the bloc but will simultaneously weaken even further the UMA. Separately, the governance of factor mobility in ECOWAS will come under serious pressure from both within and beyond the region. My…
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