Category: Opinion

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Oshiomhole and his begging expedition

If your team member in a football match gives away an advantage, or scores an own goal, it is morally incumbent on them to retrieve the advantage or cancel out the own goal by...

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Dogara again? – Frank Ofili

Honourable Yakubu Dogara, as House Speaker spent all his time in the 8th NASS sabotaging the efforts of the APC federal government. Together with the President of the then Senate, Bukola Saraki, they almost...

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NDDC and Other Stories – Reuben Abati

It is a show of shame isn’t it, what is going on at the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)? Established in the year 2000 to assuage the fears of the people of the Niger Delta and...

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The Post-COVID State – DARON ACEMOGLU

Given the nature and scale of the demands being placed on modern states, it is clear that “business as usual” will no longer suffice, even if it remains the easiest option. For citizens in...

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Whither APC – by Frank Ofili

It was Henry Kissinger, former US diplomat, Secretary of State and National Security Adviser under Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford, who said that “whatever must happen ultimately should happen immediately”. From the look...

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Reviving the WTO – by Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

The World Trade Organization has an irreplaceable role to play in transforming countries’ economic prospects and the lives of people around the world. Although the COVID-19 crisis has brought the organization’s deteriorating health into...

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My June 12 Musing – Frank Ofili

I woke up this morning to read my oga, Richard Akinnola’s Facebook update to the effect that he won’t be making any posts on the happenings that surrounded the annulment of the historic presidential...