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alleged corrupt practices in court system

OPINION: The court system as another SARS

By Sesugh Akume After years of outcries and calls for the notorious Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS) to be scrapped, with the rogue outfit purportedly shut...
Jaye Gaskia proffers solutions to herders-farmers conflict

Barricade and lessons from #EndSARS 2020

By Jaye Gaskia SETTING THE CONTEXT: The context for this conversation is quite apt in an all-embracing way. And although this is to be expected given...
Host communities ownership question unresolved by PIB

OPINION: PIB dodges the ownership question of host communities

We are gathered here today to deliberate on the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) as it affects the interests of host communities of the oil-producing...
NASS cannot replace 1999 constitution,says senator

Why host communities must engage the petroleum bill

By Ovie Omo-Agege It is with utmost pleasure that I identify with you in an event as this. The Petroleum industry in Nigeria, rightly called...
SEZs can facilitate maximum benefits from the AFCTA

Nigeria’s response to AFCTA rests on SEZs

By Olawale Rasheed  Nigeria is systematically and fundamentally responding to new economic challenges through a coordinated revival and expansion of Special Economic Zones (SEZ) across...
Dr. Otive writes on the role of constitution and constitutionalism in elections

Constitution amendment and free, fair credible elections

By Otive Igbuzor, PhD   INTRODUCTION It has been recognized all over the world that democracy is the best form of government. Democracy is so important in...
#EndSARS births new Nigeria

A new Nigeria in the throes of #EndSARS

By Ukpola, Okereke Chinedu   The ENDSARS protest signifies a good omen for us all considering the lessons learnt both by the current political ruling class...

CAMA and the extractive sector

By Obiageli Onuorah In 2013, Nigeria began its journey towards revealing the real owners of its assets in the extractive industries. By 2016, at the...
Senate passes MTEF

Why 2021 budget must consolidate on previous year

By Ahmad Lawan Mr. President, on behalf of my colleagues, Distinguished and Honourable Members of the National Assembly, I welcome you and your entourage to...
Senate passes MTEF

Why we must collaborate to give Nigerians a budget that meets their needs

By Femi Gbajabiamila We have once again just experienced the beauty and majesty of our democracy – The Laying of the Budget proposals before the...