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Opinion

Deconstructing Abuja’s tough talk against kidnappers, bandits’ ‘sponsors’

Last Tuesday, the Federal Government held a meeting inside the Aso Rock Villa with security apparatchiks for the umpteenth time. The President Muhammadu Buhari administration has since 2015 held uncountable security meetings aimed at tackling the rising wave of banditry, insurgency and now the incessant abduction of pupils across the country. At the National Security […] Read Full Story

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News

Don’t ban transaction of cryptocurrencies, Atiku advises FG

Atiku Abubakar, a former vice president of Nigeria, has advised the Federal Government against prohibiting the dealing and transaction of cryptocurrencies in the country in the interest of the economy. He also identified youth unemployment as the number one challenge facing Nigeria. Describing it as an emergency, he noted that youth unemployment affects Nigeria’s economy, […] Read Full Story

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Peter Obi: Speaking truth to power

Whenever he shoots, he never misses his target. There is no babbling or stammering whenever he addresses the knotty issues plaguing Nigeria. He says things as they are. He does not suffer fools gladly. Peter Obi strongly believes Nigeria is rudderless and the inability of government to see the danger ahead irritates him to no […] Read Full Story

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Politics

Agbakoba emphasises regional autonomy, devolution of pawers in fresh letter to Buhari

Olisa Agbakoba, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to consider a proposal on return to regional autonomy and devolution of powers. The advice was contained in an open letter titled, ‘The missing fundamentals and regional autonomy for Nigeria’, a copy of which was sent to BusinessDay. In the letter, Agbakoba, […] Read Full Story

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Why electoral reform in Nigeria is not possible now – Lagos4Lagos

Abdul-Azeez Olajide Adediran, initiator of the Lagos4Lagos movement and leader of Team Jandor, spoke to some editors on the group’s preparation towards the planned registration and revalidation exercise of the All Progressives Congress (APC). He also touched on other issues, including the determination of the Movement to ensure that new ideas and thinking would be […] Read Full Story