NIA’s Symphony of Corruption : The Untold Story of Mediocrity, Betrayal and Blackmail- By Alkali Danjuma

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NIA’s Symphony of Corruption : The Untold Story of Mediocrity, Betrayal and Blackmail- By Alkali Danjuma NIA’s Symphony of Corruption : The Untold Story of Mediocrity, Betrayal and Blackmail- By Alkali Danjuma  By ALKALI DANJUMA Almost six months after President Muhammadu Buhari appointed Mr. Ahmed Rufai Abubakar as the […]

Unusual ‘pardon’: A note of gratitude to Gov. Kashim Shettima – By Isa Gusau

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Unusual ‘pardon’: A note of gratitude to Gov. Kashim Shettima By Isa Gusau Recently, I took an extreme decision, an unusual one that seemed beyond the pardon of my boss, Governor Kashim Shettima. I will tell you about it. Growing up, I realized possibilities of inherent strength in journalism and […]

President Buhari ,Professor Yusuf and the Nation- By Tajudeen A.Tijjani

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President Buhari ,Professor Yusuf and the Nation- By Tajudeen A.Tijjani The recent report in some newspapers including the Blueprint that President Muhammadu Buhari has used a presidential order to reinstate one Professor Usman Yusuf to his former post is a great indictment on this government. Many of us are agape […]

Obasanjo’s Letter : The meat of the matter- By Paul Aliyu

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Obasanjo’s Letter : The meat of the matter. By Paul Aliyu Obasanjo, to many (and me too), is arguably, one of the most admired and respected presidents in the history of Nigeria. He is regarded as the father of modern Nigeria. The development of the telecom sector, the creation of […]

Why Dangiwa Umar Should be the Standard-bearer of the Third Force

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Why Dangiwa Umar Should be the Standard-bearer of the Third Force By Farooq A. Kperogi, Ph.D. Twitter: @farooqkperogi While there is a widening consensus that President Buhari, through his remarkable incompetence and bigotry, is inexorably leading Nigeria to infernal ruination, there isn’t a sufficiently robust discussion on who should replace […]

Of Oxford, Rome and 2019 – By Olusegun Adeniyi

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Of Oxford, Rome and 2019 By Olusegun Adeniyi How do you feel about the next generation of Nigerian leaders? That was the first question from the Dean of the Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford University, Prof Ngaire Woods on Monday. It was in the course of a meeting between the […]

Don Waney: Still Too Early to Celebrate -By Walter Duru

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Don Waney: Still Too Early to Celebrate Walter Duru, Ph.D One of the biggest stories about the Niger Delta region of Nigeria today is the killing of a dreaded cultist, Johnson Igwedibia, also known as Don Waney, by a combined team of men of the Military and Department for State […]

Impunity Rides Again Through Killer Herdsmen-By Wole Soyinka

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Impunity Rides Again Through Killer Herdsmen-By Wole Soyinka It is happening all over again. History is repeating itself and, alas, within such an agonizingly short span of time. How often must we warn against the enervating lure of appeasement in face of aggression and will to dominate! I do not […]

Buhari’s Riposte -By Ray Ekpu

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Buhari’s Riposte -By Ray Ekpu In new year’s day President Muhammadu Buhari made a definitive statement on the structure of the Nigerian federation. He said: “We Nigerians can be very impatient and want to improve our conditions faster than may be possible considering our resources and capabilities. When all the […]

Opinion : Can the 41 Promises in APC Manifesto Ever Be fulfilled?

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Opinion : Can the 41 Promises in APC Manifesto Ever Be fulfilled? By Tony Osborg  Now that it seem like we are going to have a complete Federal Government with ministers, it is important that we begin to look at critical issues and promises that were made during the […]