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 […]

5 Things We Learned From The Senate’s 5-Hour Investigative Public Hearing on Fuel Scarcity-By Deji Ogunleye

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5 Things We Learned From The Senate’s 5-Hour Investigative Public Hearing on Fuel Scarcity By Deji Ogunleye On Thursday, the Senate Committee on Downstream Petroleum, Chaired by Senator Kabiru Marafa, held a 5-hour public hearing to determine the cause of the fuel scarcity in the country that began in December. […]