Tag: opinion

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Op-ed EditorOctober 23, 2017

Fisayo Soyombo: What the return of wanted ex-Pension boss, Abdulrasheed Maina says about Buhari

by ‘Fisayo Soyombo   Abdulrasheed Maina cannot hide forever. Neither he nor the people who helped him circumvent justice in ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 22, 2017

Opinion: There appears to be hope for the Nigerian girl

by Temilolu Okeowo   The Annual Girls Speak Out summit to mark the International Day of the Girl at the ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 22, 2017

Opinion: The 7 deadly sins a Nigerian President should avoid

by Tony Ogunlowo   The race to be President of Nigeria in 2019 has already started – well, behind the ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 21, 2017

Farooq Kperogi: World Bank, Buhari, and Presidential Subnationalism

by Farooq A. Kperogi   World Bank president Jim Yong Kim, in a news conference on October 12, reported President ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 21, 2017

Dele Momodu: A good man called Tony Elumelu

by Dele Momodu I’ve known Dr Tony Elumelu, the Chairman of United Bank of Africa for about two decades. I ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 21, 2017

Reno Omokri: Buharism — The definition of cluelessness

by Reno Omokri As you read this, the news has just filtered in that herdsmen just killed another 27 Nigerian ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 21, 2017

Femi Fani-Kayode: Buhari is a cancer that keeps growing; he must be cut out

by Femi Fani-Kayode The greatest crime that man has inflicted on his fellow man in the last 50 years is ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 20, 2017

“Why should Buhari overlook such immense revenue drain simply because of Atiku? | 7 things we learned from Ashton Dagana’s no-nonsense article

Shortly after Mama Taraba openly declared her support for Atiku come 2019, the business mogul and former Vice President confessed ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 20, 2017

Opinion: Against the architecture of foreign aid

by James Inedu George The architecture of AID, from foreign NGOs and a host of international donors, was intended to ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 20, 2017

An open letter to 2019 Ogun Yewa Gubernatorial aspirants: History will repeat itself

by Temitope Adigun As 2019 gubernatorial election draws closer, there have been different speculations both online and offline, from pundits ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 20, 2017

Alexander Onukwue: Mr Okorocha, tear down that statue

by Alexander O. Onukwue You like to talk effusively about your dreams; you say they drive you crazy. Well, begin ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 19, 2017

Eketi Edima Ette: 10 kinds of people in WhatsApp groups

by Eketi Edima Ette   Our different WhatsApp groups would be nothing without their unique members. I have been around ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 19, 2017

Opinion: Nigeria is begging companies to fix its roads but will this solve the problem?

by Adewunmi Emoruwa It appears Nigeria has finally devised a way of out of its infrastructure woes. Or not quite. ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 19, 2017

Cheta Nwanze: This is why Nigerians don’t trust the Army’s free medical outreaches

by Cheta Nwanze It started with a WhatsApp rumour in Anambra. Now it has happened in Rivers, Kwara, Bayelsa, and ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 19, 2017

Opinion: Why Nigerians must overthrow the tyranny of the National Assembly

by Bayo Oluwasanmi Alexis Tocqueville never met Bukola Saraki. Had he encountered the APC Senate President or President Muhammadu Buhari ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 19, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: Oh Lord, release my visa- A horror story [Pt II]

by Olusegun Adeniyi If We Stay Here We Die! According to Mark Twain, there are two types of speakers: those ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 19, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: Oh Lord, release my visa [Pt I]

by Olusegun Adeniyi   Following the overwhelming reactions I got to my lecture titled, “If we stay here we die” ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 18, 2017

Opinion: Is this what it takes for women to enforce their rights?

by Michael Ace   I was traveling back to Ibadan on Thursday when something I would consider interesting but tense ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 18, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Governor Wike has a dream — but e get small K-leg

by Pius Adesanmi   I actually like Nyesom Wike’s idea of a Real Madrid Football Academy in his state. The ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 18, 2017

Opinion: Joe Budden vs Chance the Rapper’s beef shows the problem with rap culture

by Adeleke Omotayo   Chance the Rapper performed a new untitled song at The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 18, 2017

Opinion: The ridiculous things they do for burials in the South

by Martin Beck Nworah To die in the Southern part of Nigeria is a very expensive venture. This is why ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 17, 2017

Farooq Kperogi: Nigerians are right to be suspicious of Buhari

by Farooq Kperogi I finally got a chance to read the text of the interview in which World Bank president ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 16, 2017

Opinion: President Zuma has a crush in Nigeria, and it isn’t female!

by Nimi Princewill Somewhere in Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria, a fancy statue of President Jacob Zuma poses in elegance, despite ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 16, 2017

Opinion: What exactly does Raila Odinga want?

by Ayodele Adio While Raila Odinga was delivering a speech on Friday, 13th of October, at the Chatham House (UK) ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 16, 2017

Opinion: 5 key things to know about the Monkeypox outbreak

by Dr Charles-Davies Omiete If you have been following the news, it has been a few weeks since a rare ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 16, 2017

Fisayo Soyombo: Zahra and Aisha Buhari as fashionable Aso Rock Clinic critics

by ‘Fisayo Soyombo   There are the Buharis who are not Buharists. Credit to Nasir el-Rufai, the most recent and ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 15, 2017

Opinion: This is the real Satan

by Odia Iyoha   I beg to point out that this is not a religious piece, neither was it written ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 15, 2017

Opinion: The truth about Egypt your Sunday school teacher left out

by Kehinde Oluwatosin My earliest encounter with the nation Egypt was not in the subject geography, not on the pages ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 15, 2017

Simon Kolawole: Teach me to fish, please

by Simon Kolawole   Two weeks ago, or a little more than that, I was at the midweek service in ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 14, 2017

Albert Afeso Akanbi: Time to re-channel our collective resentment

by Albert Afeso Akanbi As at this morning, ask me about what will be struggling against seven months for a ...

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