Opinion

Ambode and the street traders of Lagos

By Reuben Abati I am writing this piece after holding a series of conversations with Lagos street traders and hawkers who seem not be aware ...

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The Brexit nightmare

By Reuben Abati What has the United Kingdom just done to itself, its people and the future of its youth? It is difficult to fully ...

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The game has changed…

By Reuben Abati   “My brother, I think all the people saying they have not seen any change should by now be convinced that truly, truly, ...

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New Forex regime: A practical and necessary U-turn

It is often said that a sign of a good leader is an innate ability to recognise when something is not working, and the courage ...

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Nigeria Shippers Council: Still a toothless bulldog

The Nigeria Shippers Council (NSC) was a child of necessity. Before its establishment in 1978 through The  Nigerian Shippers’ Council ACT, activities at the nation’s ...

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Naira floats: IMF prevails as doom looms over Nigeria

By Emeka Chiakwelu Here comes the big trouble, for with floating of naira comes massive devaluation, hyperinflation and higher interest rate. Nigerian government has finally ...

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Enugu: Good governance and new revenue regime

By Louis Amoke   A few days ago, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, through the reconstitution of the State Board of Internal Revenue, took ...

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America and the Man-No-Be-Wood Nigerian lawmakers

By Reuben Abati There has been no shortage of controversy and hair-raising incidents from the 8th National Assembly of Nigeria, but nothing breaks the heart more ...

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Dis Fela sef!: He lives

By Reuben Abati _______________________________________________________________________________ Benson Idonije: Dis Fela Sef!: The Legend(s) Untold- A Memoir. Lagos; FESTAC BOOKS, 2016,  282 pp. On the occasion of his 80th birthday, ...

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Enugu: Political undertone of alleged renewed herdsmen attack

By Linus Onyebuchi The recent false alarm in some sections of the media that Fulani herdsmen returned to the once traumatised Nimbo community in Uzo-Uwani ...

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