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As NPF Pensions ups retirement benefits ante

Nigeria is in dire straits. What is going on in our country right now is so tragic in its absurdity that all of us should be weeping. Yet, here we are laughing away our sorrows.

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Between jaw-jaw and war-war: Buhari must choose dialogue over belligerence

By Olu Fasan President Muhammadu Buhari’s leadership traits are unsuited for a crisis-prone country. His unbelievable aloofness in the face of a national crisis and his pugilistic style are the antithesis of what a leader needs to unite a country. President Buhari should be seekingto build a national consensus through engagement and dialogue. Instead, he
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Anatomy of an uprising, Protest

Trust as fatality

By Hakeem Baba-Ahmed IF there are Nigerians still holding on to the hope and faith that the nation will reap positive and enduring benefits from the anger and violence and blood and pains of the last few weeks, their numbers would be severely depleted by now. Watching children, young people and adults break into stores
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Nigeria Notes: Politics as a Vocation Nigerian-Style

As Nigeria boils…

By Obi Nwakanma Nigeria has a President who is, by the designation of the Constitution, the Commander-in-Chief of the Nigerian Armed Forces. His real name is Muhammadu Buhari. Some Nigerians might however be justified in calling him, ‘President Photo,’ on account that he has turned out to be a wall-flower President. The only time they
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Governance without morality

By Owei Lakemfa LAGOS State Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, 55, a surveyor-turned-banker was wide awake and at his duty post when the COVID-19 pandemic broke. At that time, the Federal Government was dozing. Not a few praised him for helping to combat the pandemic and saving many lives. A few months down the line, he
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