Buhari Needs to Appoint Many Assistants By Dr. Aliyu U. Tilde

At 9.58pm yeterday, I received a Whatsapp message from No. W571 on my Hausa songs contact. He forwarded a Facebook post of someone he found important to bring to my

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Federal Character And Its Discontents By Reuben Abati

There has been so much concern about how the Federal Character principle has since its introduction in 1979, promoted mediocrity within the public service, and retarded national growth and progress.

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The Online Warriors By Reuben Abati

My criticisms of the excesses of the online phenomenon in terms of its brazen abuse in an unregulated environment has often made me the target of attacks, with many insisting

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Between propaganda and performance By Moses Okpogode

Most Nigerians are panicky as the economy seem headed for the rocks. The currency is on a free fall as manufacturers take a hit from the central bank’s restrictive foreign-exchange

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Where Are The Public Intellectuals? By Reuben Abati

Something sad has happened and is happening, and is getting worse in our society: the decline of public intellectualism. And so I ask, where are the public intellectuals? Once upon

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Where is Goodluck Jonathan? by Dele Momodu

By Dele Momodu [F]ellow Nigerians, I’m surprised that no one has asked about the wellbeing, welfare and whereabouts of our dear former President, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan. Are we

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Gere: Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa’s Real Ethnic Group

By Farooq A. Kperogi, Ph.D [L]ast week I requested that a family member of the late Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa should reach out to me to set the records straight

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A crushing blow on Boxing Day By FEMI ADESINA

It’s a day in British tradition dedicated to opening boxes of gifts received at Christmas, and that is why it’s called Boxing Day. But what the Adesina family got this

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Katsina State: Where Good Governance Counters Propaganda By Bature Sani Malumfashi

If you want to have a reality check on the veracity of widespread reports of the Shema Administration’s under-performance in Katsina State look no further than the list of some

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Inside Dambazau’s shoes By Reuben Abati

“See what your friends are writing” “Who?” “Your fellow columnists. See how they are attacking the Minister of Interior, General Abdulrahman Dambazau, just because an orderly helped to shine his

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