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Columns

Terror Nomads and Oritsejafor’s Political Idolatry, By Louis Odion

Now is the time for President Buhari, himself a cattle farmer, to go beyond the normal call of duty to stave the dangerously growing perception that seeming official lethargy - if not indifference - to the continued killings is dictated by the spirit of kinship he shares with the rampaging…
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Columns

CBN Independence, A Recipe for Paralysis?, By Uddin Ifeanyi

There is, incidentally, the small question (asked of me, last week, by a friend) of “why an ‘independent’ central bank needs to convince anyone but itself”? To ask that the CBN convince its “stakeholders” (the whole economy, if you ask me) of the desirability of any policy change before it…
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Guest Columns

President Buhari and the Importance of Being Earnest, By Chris Ngwodo

Buhari’s reticent demeanour suggests that he considers public relations to be a form of artifice and phoniness and therefore beneath him. Though a public figure for four decades, he does not appear to place a great deal of value on interacting with the public. If his presidency is to succeed,…
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Opinion

Adamu Adamu’s “Ruku’u”, By Abdulaziz Abdulaziz

Beyond the tendency of personal tragedy is the public’s loss of a voice; of the mesmerising discourse and the incisiveness of their intellect. The cliché, power corrupts, is true on many respects. Aside the repulsive moral corruption, which is to an extent avoidable, the intellectual power house may get corrupted.…
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Opinion

PMB, APC and a Hounded Senate President, By Olukayode Thomas

The actions and body language of President Muhammudu Buhari since he assumed office on May 29, 2015, seems to confirm former Vice President Atiku Abubakar’s postulation about him shortly after he was sworn in. Atiku told reporters then that Buhari is a good leader but ‘he may not be a…
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