Bámidélé Upfront

The Biomes Of My Childhood Are Disappearing Fast!, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

I urge the the policy makers in the South-West to take an urgent look at this We must not to destroy the earth and the resources that our children will need in the future. A generation that feeds on NOW, a generation that does not care about future generations, is…
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Opinion

Remember That Thing Governor Ajimobi Said?, By Chude Jideonwo

Governments should be worried about how the public receives their decisions and interprets their actions. Government activity would thence be made only against the background of what citizens thinks, what the voters’ reaction will be, of the consequences of each step. Last month, the Oyo governor, Abiola Ajimobi shocked the…
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Columns

A Toast To N700 To a Dollar By Year End, By Uddin Ifeanyi

Accordingly, she factors in a 23 percent movement (down) on the naira’s current exchange rate, which should see the currency close the year at about US$1:N650. Add other risk premiums, including a large one for left-handed monetary policy management and the naira could end the year at circa US$1:N700. The…
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Opinion

Towards Greater Private Participation in Infrastructure Financing in Nigeria, By Ugochukwu Amasike

It is hoped that Nigeria’s policy makers will see the need to fully embrace the utilisation of PPP in the financing of infrastructure. Nigeria has all to gain and nothing to loose from the adoption and utilisation of Public-Private-Partnerships. If there is a consensus right now in Nigeria, it is…
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Adeolu Ademoyo

Biblical Position On “Refugees”, “Immigrants” and “Strangers” – Testimony of a Jesuit Priest, By Adeolu Ademoyo

- Fr. James Martin "So using the contemporary definition we can say that among all the refugees that our world has seen were Mary, Joseph and Jesus.” “Jesus, Mary and Joseph knew life as refugees, so let us also begin this encounter within our own families…” - US Conference of…
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Opinion

Nigerian Christian Leaders As the Conscience of Our Nation, Afeso Albert Akanbi

Speaking for truth, for justice and the voiceless has always been the tradition with Christian leaders from every corner of the globe and I don’t see why in Nigeria the situation should be different. The drama that unfolded recently in Ekiti State when agents of the Department of State Security…
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Opinion

UK’s Part Time Presidential Jet Vs. Nigeria’s ‘Airwaste’ Fleet, By Rufus Kayode Oteniya

- Prime Minister Theresa May on UK's part-time jet. This wasteful spending will continue unabated until Nigerians show keen interest in the way they are governed and also demand probity and accountability from their leaders. Contrary to the thoughts of many, since July 5, 2016, the United Kingdom was no…
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