Features/Analysis

Monday Lines: Our president’s love affair with the IMF by Lasisi Olagunju

A colleague yesterday shared a 1992 campaign video of Chief M.K.O. Abiola promising to demystify governance in Nigeria and stop “people’s heads” from being “shaved in their absence.” A professor…

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Olayemi Cardoso’s Dilemma

By Tunde Rahman Those who know Mr. Olayemi Cardoso will agree he got his current job as the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria on a platter of solid professional…

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Omotoso advocates bridging gap between old, young Nigerians in politics

How do we bridge the gap between the youth and elders in politics?  That was the question this weekend at the 13th convocation of Caleb University, Imota, Lagos State where…

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Atiku Abubakar and his new hobby

By Bayo Onanuga Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has certainly found a new hobby to keep himself busy, having failed to achieve his lifelong ambition of becoming the President of the Federal…

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Tinubu, ‘A Tribe Called Judah’ and the power of creative economy

By Temitope Ajayi While extolling Funke Akindele, the Nollywood filmmaker for her recent box office accomplishment, President Bola Tinubu lauded the growing contribution of the Nigerian creative industry to the…

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Monday Lines: For Nigerian soldiers and judges by Lasisi Olagunju

A gentleman strolled into my office sometime ago and gave his surname as Adamasingba. In my almost thirty years in Ibadan, I had identified the name ‘Adamasingba’ solely with a…

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Monday Lines: The scandals in Abuja, By Lasisi Olagunju

Some cabinet members went to Western Region premier, Samuel Ladoke Akintola, to complain about the corruption of one of their colleagues. They said the man was stealing their party’s funds…

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The many silver linings of Tinubu’s 7 months in office

By Bayo Onanuga The removal of fuel subsidy and the move to merge foreign exchange rates, two headline reforms introduced by the Tinubu administration since late May, triggered problems such…

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They claim Buhari has done nothing. UN scribe, Antonio Gutteres, says not so

The Yoruba people of South-west Nigeria have a saying: when a child rejects instructions at home, it is from outside that such child is trained. And that was exactly what…

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Akinwumi Adesina Strikes Again!

Anytime he traverses the land, air or sea like a troubadour, he must bring good tidings. Each time the Nigerian President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) comes to see…

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