Expensive Diesel and The Expansive Economic crisis

By Dakuku Peterside Diesel has become a local symbol of the global energy crisis and Nigeria’s expansive economic woes. The astronomical rise in the price of diesel, the fuel that powers a large part of the industrial, commercial, and domestic activities in the Nigerian economy, has sent chills and ripples throughout the economy, from manufacturing […]

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The Imperative of Community Ownership of Telecommunication Infrastructure

By Y. Z. Yaú From independence to 2000, all Nigerians experienced about telecommunication infrastructure and services was public ownership. We remember the days of the P and T, the monolith, which instead of providing services, was rather contributing to enriching the English Language, such that many Nigerians believe that TOS (and even had its past […]

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The World and Nigeria’s 2023 Elections, By Dakuku Peterside

Nigerians look forward to the 2023 elections for many reasons: crippling insecurity, lawlessness, floundering economy, perennial suboptimal social services, and an obfuscate desire to hope for a better future. Most Nigerians look forward to having a president with the magic wand to tackle these socio-economic challenges and a leader that will set the country on […]

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Once Again, Most Legislators will not return to National Assembly, By Jibrin Ibrahim

As has happened with each legislature in the life of the Forth Republic, the majority of members of the Senate and House of Representatives are not returning. The reason is simple, state governors who decide on behalf of the people who should, or should not be a candidate do not like their legislators to stay […]

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Voices of history 3: Buhari and the anti-corruption war fatigue

By Dan Agbese Email: [email protected] SMS: 08055001912 Thomas Erskine, a British lawyer, defended Thomas Paine on charges of alleged treason in absentia on the publication of his book, The Rights of Man. In his address to the court on December 18, 1792, Erskine, famous for his flowery language, said, “Methinks, I see this noble and puissant nation, not […]

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Tinubu: Back Story and the Morning After, By Azu Ishiekwene

After the feisty, if not bitter, presidential primary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) ended on Wednesday with Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu emerging the party’s candidate for the next election, the overriding instinct is to throw the losers under the bus. You can hardly blame Tinubu’s camp. The man had a raw deal right up to the last minute. For seven years, […]

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