Columns

DIG Lakanu: Farewell To A Supercop, By Dele Agekameh

By many quantitative metrics, Lakanu has proved himself the quintessential crime fighter. By qualitative metrics, he is no less impressive. Arguably one of Nigeria’s most efficient and celebrated police bosses, he flaunts the track record of an impressive leader. Angels fly because they take themselves lightly. They do not think…
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Opinion

N50,000 Stipend for the Youth Corp: Is It True, Or Even Wise?, By ‘Tope Fasua

I have seen us take very stupid decisions and then go crying to God to save us! Yes, our lives as a people has been about lurching from one crisis to the other. Are we setting ourselves up for another major fail?.. What happens if crude oil falls and when…
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Columns

Policing Nigeria: the Force of Consequences, By Dele Agekameh

A police force that cannot protect its own men can scarcely protect about 180 million people at half strength. On Monday, July 2, 2018, about seven policemen were gunned down during a routine stop-and-search operation around Galadimawa area in Abuja. The tragic deaths of the officers added to the many…
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Opinion

Dear Nigerians, This Relationship Is Not Working, By Chioma Agwuegbo

All things weighed and balanced, from protection from internal and external aggression, to establishing justice for the common man (including perceived or actual enemies), promotion of the welfare of the people, and charting an inspiring path of progress and development, this is a bad, abusive relationship, and the government, the…
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