Opinion

Ugwuanyi, bailout funds and the Senate’s verdict

By Louis Amoke Recently, members of the Senate Committee on State and Local Government Administration led by its Chairman, Senator Abdullahi Gumel were in Enugu ...

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Obiano’s Community Choose-your-Project Initiative: A new paradigm in development

By James Eze   When the dust finally settles on everything as it often does, history will be kind to Governor Willie Obiano. And there ...

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Buhari health scare turns spotlight on Section 144 of Nigerian Constitution

By Tosin Over the last couple of days, President’s state of health has dominated the headlines, creating doubt in the minds of the general populace, ...

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Africa now in serious danger of sleepwalking into a cancer crisis

By Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala One of the unfortunate consequences of more people surviving childhood and living longer lives is that you start to see cases ...

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NCC, Danbatta and public intellectualism

By Yakubu Musa Distinct commonalities often stand out in bold relief about most academics and intellectual heavyweights who find themselves in public service. They are ...

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Trump is pissed, China is pissed and Nigeria is taking the piss

By Adewunmi Emoruwa Friday the 20th of January 2017, President Donald J. Trump was officially recognised as the ruler of the free world. However you ...

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Which economic and development policies should Africa pursue to ensure survival?

By Dr. Mehenou Amouzou   Africa has a very serious economic identity problem. When compared to Asia, the continent has made much less progress. China, ...

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Tobacco regulation, NGOs and human rights issues

Tobacco regulation, NGOs and human rights issues By Nojeem Adetuberu There is an urgent need to examine the activities of certain Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), considering ...

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Buhari, governors and growing intolerance for criticisms

By Jesusegun Alagbe Criticism is a catalyst for democratic development but there seems to be an increasing intolerance for it by the Nigerian ruling class. ...

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Financing the 2017 budget deficit

By Goddy Egene Given the challenging environment, it is better for the Debt Management Office (DMO) to begin strategizing on how to successfully finance the ...

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