Opinion

The Anti-Corruption War and the President’s Men, By Remi Oyeyemi

“If any of my associates or party members is indicted of corruption, they cannot escape justice. There is not going to be any APC member or any close personality found guilty that would escape justice.” - President Muhammadu Buhari during an interview with the CNN anchor, Christiane Amanpour. “Justice is…
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Columns

Amina Zakari and the Logic of Rejectionism, By Gimba Kakanda

If anything, with commonsense applied in our political inferences, Buhari ought to have actually marked her as an enemy, having been a part of two administrations that frustrated his political ambition and will. I did not pay mind to the vicious campaign attending the appointment of Mrs. Amina Bala Zakari…
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Opinion

Presidential Spokespersons: Publicity or Communications?, By Yushau A. Shuaib

Before the eventual announcement of Femi Adesina and Garba Shehu as spokespersons to the newly elected President Muhammadu Buhari, there had been wide speculations that either of the two would emerge. Their deserving appointments came with confusion and challenges. The two share the same portfolio but with different designations, with…
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Columns

Importance of Praying for Leaders, By Imam Murtada Gusau

Therefore, since invoking Allah for other Muslims carries a reward for the Muslim, then there is no doubt that invoking Allah for Leaders to lead people righteously and honestly carries greater reward and bounties from Allah. Also, invoking Allah for other people is a part of the sincere advice that…
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Opinion

Strengthen, Don’t Just “Open” the Assets Declaration Process in Nigeria, By Nengak Daniel Gondyi

I am not a lawyer, so I am sure you will forgive possible errors in my reading of the law regarding assets declaration by public officials in Nigeria. A lot has been said about the “declaration” made by President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to the Code of…
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Columns

“We must not succumb to hopelessness and defeatism”: Reflection on President Buhari’s Inaugural Speech, By Ogaga Ifowodo

Without hope, despair takes over the heart. Yet there is no place more dangerous than the heart of a desperate man or woman, one who believes there is nothing to live for or uphold anymore and so everything to die for, desecrate or destroy. Hopelessness and despair lie at the…
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