Can They Pass Integrity Test?

By Abdul Rahman Aliagan Until lately, Nigeria used to be at the receiving end of snide remarks  in international circles with regards to its corruption indices. Of 168 countries surveyed by Transparency International, an anti-corruption group in Germany in its annual Corruption Perception Index, Nigeria ranked 32nd from the bottom. Tragically, it is even difficult […]

I am an incurable optimist on Project Nigeria – Omotosho

Dr Mike Omotosho is the Governor of Rotary International District 9125, the district that encompasses  23 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Rotary International has a rich history of about 110 years with more than 1.2 million neighbours, friends and community leaders aligning to create positive and  lasting change in their respective communities  around the […]

2015: The Religion Joker

By Abdul Rahma Aliagan When the well-known political theorist, Leo Strauss, turned attention to the issue of politics and religion in his reflections, he presented it as a problem—the “theologico-political problem.” He probably had Nigeria in mind as religion,  and  perhaps its underpinnings,  have become  paradoxically  a portent  danger as well as  magical elixir  to be […]

Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari: A New Vista Beckons

After decades of stagnation, the emergence of Muhammadu Buhari as President offers immense possibilities for  Africa’s largest economy, writes Muhammad Nuradeen, Editor. The Naira may have risen a notch higher from its   all-time low a  while ago,  the stock markets are down but not completely out while  foreign reserves has been depleted faster than ever. The economy in the face of   rebounding oil […]