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Which way out of this recession?

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NIGERIA is in a recession. It is commonly agreed that we did not get here by sprint. Rather, the journey was more of a long distance race in which every manager of the economy, past and present, is guilty as charged.

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Path to economic recovery

IF the truth must be told, Nigeria today is on the edge of a precipice – with its economy hanging perilously on the balance. The situation is so precarious that President Muhammadu Buhari will be seeking Emergency Powers to tackle the economy as soon as the National Assembly resumes from its vacation on September 12, 2016.

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ROWDY SESSION: House of  Representatives in a rowdy session over hike in fuel price, at the National Assembly, Abuja, yesterday. Photo: Gbemiga Olamikan.

Celebrating a failed Legislature

COMING at a time when it was inheriting a mismanaged economy and a virtually empty treasury, the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Administration did not need to preach too much to Nigerians to tighten their belts to the last holes. They quickly adjusted. In the process, Nigerians looked up to leadership by example.

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Hijab and institutions of many colours

SECTION 38(1) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999, guarantees the citizen the “freedom of thought, conscience, and religion, including the freedom to change his religion or belief, and freedom (either alone or in community with others, and in public or in private) to manifest and propagate his religion or belief….”

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