EDITORIAL: NBC Vs. DAAR Communications: What all parties should do
Overall, the faceoff between NBC and DAAR Communications raises the urgent imperative of reviewing the NBC Act, which was enacted by the military.
EDITORIAL: Why El-Rufai’s concept of equal citizenship deserves support
Citizenship is open and inclusive, providing a pathway to belonging to a community by residing in it as a law-abiding member.
EDITORIAL: Nigeria Must Stop Harassing Electoral Officials
PREMIUM TIMES calls for support for INEC, to help the body conduct credible elections beginning from Saturday.
EDITORIAL: Onnoghen: Time to halt Nigeria’s slide to anarchy
“We call on President Buhari to reverse his suspension of the CJN and to stand aside for the due process of law to apply on Mr Onnoghen’s alleged infractions.”
EDITORIAL: Buhari must act now to end the sordid affair at NHIS
President Buhari must abandon his usual silence on matters of national import and restore sanity in this critical health scheme.
Editorial: Mischaracterising the Nigerian Youth Issue
The president needs to learn that foreign trips should not be the occasion to demarket Nigeria.
EDITORIAL: When Bill Came Calling, and Spoke Startling Truth to Power
“From the point of view of the quality of life, much of Nigeria still looks like a low-income country.”
EDITORIAL: The Central Bank and Mismanagement of the Nigerian Economy
PREMIUM TIMES is more worried by the effects of the CBN’s policies on domestic lending conditions.
“Nigeria’s unity is settled and not negotiable” – Buhari
Mr. Buhari said his government would not “allow irresponsible elements.”
EDITORIAL: Time to address Biafran, other agitations
“Lasting solutions should be devised to contain all the fears and agitations of the different groups in the country.”
EDITORIAL: Building the Critical Mass for the National Anti-Corruption Strategy
“Do the leaders of the Buhari administration really believe in the vision set out in the document?”
EDITORIAL: How Buhari Helped Nigeria Into Recession and How He Can Take Us Out Of It
“President Buhari’s government and economic team, as presently constituted, are not optimally equipped for the fundamental tasks ahead.”
EDITORIAL: Buhari, African leaders and the looming conflict over Zanzibar’s disputed election
“We should not wait till the deed is done, as in Burundi, before sending out fire fighters.”
EDITORIAL: Why Nigeria Should Not Join The Saudi Arabia Islamic Military Alliance
Nigeria must not allow herself to be turned into a battleground for religious proxy wars.
EDITORIAL: The 2016 Budget, the Naira, the CBN, and National Priorities
The 2016 appropriation bill raises enough questions to make us worry about the likelihood of its successful implementation.
EDITORIAL: The Challenges Before Buhari’s Ministers
“With the present ‘dream team’ of President Buhari it seems about time for Nigeria to return to a national strategic vision.”
EDITORIAL: Nigeria Elections: Halt The Senseless Violence Now!
The two leading presidential candidates, Buhari and Jonathan, must reign in their attack dogs. They should publicly rebuke and dissociate themselves from any supporter who uses vile language.
EDITORIAL: The Government Should Halt The Gradual Collapse Of Nigeria Now
Today, Nigeria is confronted with the reality that within its borders, Boko Haram has carved out its warped version of an ‘Islamic Caliphate’, controlling almost thirty towns and counting.
EDITORIAL: Soyinka at 80: Fully Humanized, Totally Disalienated
The Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, who turns 80 today, has garnered a great deal of honour in his active life as a man of letters and a statesman. Since the early 1960s when he stepped into the world of action, writing plays, poems and essays on the order of genius and declaring his forcefully impressive […]
EDITORIAL: Egypt’s outrageous sentencing of Al Jazeera journalists must be reversed
It is important for the Egyptian government to know that imprisoning the journalists is a wrong path, and that defying the world to suppress the media is not only against international laws, but also a fundamental breach of civility that must be halted.
Analysis: New CBN governor must work to restore financial sector confidence
“Mr. Emefiele has the responsibility to find a way of restoring the era of strong legacy of excellent financial sector management set in motion by his predecessor.” Godwin Emefiele assumed office on Tuesday as the 11th governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN. The former Group Managing Director of Zenith Bank Plc. is succeeding […]
EDITORIAL: How Jonathan, His Government And The Rest of Us Have Failed Abducted Schoolgirls
There is a limit to impunity, beyond which a country can no longer call itself a country with any shred of pride. We passed that mark on that grim Monday when members of the hideous Boko Haram sect stormed Government Secondary School Chibok, Maiduguri, and ran off with over 250 students to the Sambisa forest. […]
EDITORIAL: Mr. President, Sack Reno Omokri Now!
“Aides of the president cannot indulge in political contestation, so long as they are paid by the public.” Many Nigerians are understandably agitated by the slaughter of their compatriots in the northeast states, a trail of murder and mayhem that most recently consumed dozens of children at FGC, Buni. The outrage is directed at both […]