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How to Be a Clueless President, By Femi Aribisala

Instead of giving Nigerians the change you championed, give them excuses. Blame Goodluck Jonathan for everything. In six years of Goodluck Jonathan’s presidency, the opposition told us again and again the man was “clueless.” It made sure the tag stuck to him like glue. But now we have a new…
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Opinion

Corruption Fights Back: EFCC vs a Reactionary Elite, By Chido Onumah and Godwin Onyeacholem

The anti-graft campaign can only be meaningful if the real thieves in the society, the big men who have ensured that our soldiers don’t have guns to fight insurgency, hospitals lack equipment, children can’t go to school, electricity supply is epileptic, petrol queues continue, basic infrastructure is non-existent, are made…
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Opinion

Okey Ndibe’s Bias: Let President Buhari Fight Corruption By Any Means Necessary, By Bayo Oluwasanmi

“So, the fight is on two levels: one, directly against corruption and the second is that you are going to prepare for a counter attack. That is where we are at the moment and there is no retreat.” - Wole Soyinka It was one of those articles that at once…
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Opinion

2016: A Year Of Outsized Expectations of Nigerians, By Bayo Oluwasanmi

The economic and social landscape of Nigeria illuminates in granular raw details, decades of neglect by successive governments – military and civilian. It is expecting the impossible to ask Mr. Buhari to fix all of the problems in 2016. The Buhari administration needs some time to get its bearings right.…
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Opinion

The First President Buhari Media Chat, A Win-Win Move, By Garba Shehu

In the aftermath of the Presidential Media Chat by the President Muhammadu Buhari, the first since the decisive mandate of 2015; a mandate based on expectations of change, analysts of various hue have taken over the public space presenting their own views on what he said, what he could have…
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Opinion

The Morality and Immorality of Corruption in Nigeria, By Ikechukwu Odigbo

..what is facing President Buhari is indeed a tall order, assuming he really wishes to fight corruption. It is important for him to see how corruption has spread all through the fabric of the nation, so that he will sit down and device a thoroughgoing solution, as hunting down politicians…
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