Daily Archives: November 16, 2020

Liberal dictatorship

Olakunle Abimbola   LIBERAL dictatorship — a violent contradiction in terms, right? Yet, that appears what some lobbies are trying to impose, post-#EndSARS protests that tragically miscarried, kissing bare anarchy. Dateline October 12, and The Nation outed with this headline: “Banire, Utomi, Falana, others slam Fed Govt for ‘dictatorship’”.  That …

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Reforming the Nigerian Police

SIR: SARS was established in 1992 to nip armed robbery, kidnapping and other related crimes in their buds. Unfortunately, its operatives went about this mandate in a diametrically opposite way, in the process, routinely perpetrating acts of extrajudicial killing, torture and cruel, inhuman acts against citizens in their custody. But, …

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The dawn of deregulation

SIR: Experiences over the years have shown that subsidy on Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) is a burden that must be lifted off the shoulder of the government, but in doing this, there is need to take into cognizance, the welfare of the people and their prevailing circumstances. Pipelines and Product …

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Downtime America

Editorial   FROM its historical perch as the world’s exemplar of democracy, the United States is presently in throes of a messy election that holds not only Americans but the global community in suspense over its official outcome. Conventional sources like media networks and pundits with time-honoured record of accuracy …

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