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Now It’s Getting Late: A Letter To GYB

Dear Governor Bello, if it is not too late, may I still greet you happy New Year. I greet you sir, because if you noticed (which I doubt), you will…

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Lagos State And The Politics Of Taxation By Reuben Abati

The government of Lagos state seems to be currently in the eye of the storm over its introduction of a law, a property tax as it were, known as the…

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Visionscape: The Cowardly Campaign of Calumny

By Paul Dada When I read through a write-up discrediting the Cleaner Lagos Initiative and the Visionscape Group, I could not but shudder at the abysmal level of desperation to…

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Who Is Really Fighting Corruption: The Executive Or Legislature

By Omoniyi Idowu Corruption is getting worse in Nigeria, according to the latest corruption perception index (CPI) released by Transparency International (TI) on Wednesday, which shows that Nigeria has dropped…

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Professor Akinwumi Iṣola: Professor Falọla bids Farewell In Powerful Message

Professor Akinwumi Iṣola: Farewell, Curator of Yoruba Beauty By Toyin Falọla In an earliest scene in one of Professor Akinwumi Iṣọla’s classic films, with the title Ṣaworo Idẹ, we learn…

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I Pity Tinubu; I Truly Do

By SKC Ogbonnia Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu means different things to different people. But if dynamic opposition is the live-wire of a democracy, it is very fitting then to…

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Mixed signals from the presidency

By Adekunle Ade- Adeleye Hard as they may try, it is impossible for the Buhari presidency to pull wool over the people’s faces concerning the herdsmen/farmers crisis. In his remarks…

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‘APC’s false hope on restructuring’

By Jide Ojo jideojong@yahoo.com 08077787701 “In respect of political developments, I have kept a close watch on the ongoing debate about ‘restructuring’. No human law or edifice is perfect. Whatever…

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Ogun Rice Pyramid: A Word for The Nay Sayers and Never-Do-Well

In Ogun State, it is definitely not the season of discontent, as some would want the world to believe. In fact, contrary to the wishes of the army of Photoshop…

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Impunity rides again

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…

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Fr. Mbaka And The Voice Of God By Reuben Abati

“I do not believe in my mind that the way things are in Nigeria, any Catholic priest has the mandate to decide which of the political contestants should be voted…

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‘Dead’ President And Dead Men in His Cabinet By Erasmus Ikhide

The discovery of dead persons names on President Muhammadu Buhari’s boards’ appointments made last weekend signposted a nation in constant trauma, plagued by inept leadership and a stubbornly disoriented clique…

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The Innoson and GTBank imbroglio

A businessman who wants a loan is almost ready to do anything. He would grovel if the loan officer asks him to, he would bark like a dog if he…

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How corruption brought Nigeria to her knees at Christmas

By Gbemiga Olakunle The Christmas season is one of the most celebrated festivals in the world. The Christmas Day marks the date of the virgin birth of the Saviour. It…

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Why’s Jerusalem so important to Israelis and Palestinians?

President Trump’s recent decision to move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem has ruffled feathers across the world – but delighted Israel and some Christian evangelicals….

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North-East Counter terrorism and Counter insurgency operations: Challenges and Lessons

By Lt. General Tukur Buratai As we are all aware, the emergence of the Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) led insurgency that began in 2009 in the Northeast has been one…

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Two Years of Unlawful Detention: A Memo to Sambo Dasuki

Dear Sambo Dasuki, It’s exactly two years ago, in the morning of December 1, 2015, when we chatted on the phone over the security operatives that had invaded your Asokoro…

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NEMA and politics of relief materials

The current President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration which was inaugurated on May 29th 2015, gave millions of Nigerians the impression that the political office holders will treat all Nigerians as equal…

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