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Guilty until proven innocent in Nigeria

By Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani A few years ago, the Nigerian police paraded a gang of male armed robbers headed by a woman in front of journalists, and photos of these seven alleged criminals who had terrorised a part of Lagos were published.…
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Maurice Fangnon: A radical on trial

By Anthony Akaeze I met him six times, between 2017 and 2018, three of which were in the most unlikely place-court. Well, unlikely, for someone unfamiliar with him. Truth is, anyone who knows Maurice Fangnon well, who follows his work or…
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What is the logo of your Benz?

By ‘Fisayo Soyombo THOSE who believe in God know that there are times He uses the unworthy vessel to work wonders. One was Moses the stammerer, who considered himself unqualified but was nevertheless picked to lead the Israelites to the…
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Let there be jobs!

By Simon Kolawole FIVE weeks ago in Lagos, I attended an event that officially announced the entry of world’s number one outdoor advertising company, JCDecaux, into the Nigerian market in partnership with Grace Lake Partners, a Nigerian…
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Appraising the Police Reform Bill 2018

By Abdul Mahmud and Okechukwu Nwanguma SPEAKING recently at the Dialogue Session organized by the Abuja-based Policy and Legal Advocacy Center (PLAC) on the 'Bill for an Act to Repeal the Police Act and Enact the Police Reform and other…
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Ingredients for a credible election

By Simon Kolawole ON Friday, a little-known civil society group, Zamfara Unity Forum, issued a press statement raising the alarm that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was trying to interfere in the 2019 governorship…
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The lady is not for turning

By Omolade Adunbi Nigeria's former finance minister wrote a book about her time in government. It is a thinly veiled attempt to clean up her image. NGOZI Okonjo-Iweala served as Nigeria’s finance minister twice since its return…
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