Opinion

The Tragedy of Separation: the Story of India, By Owei Lakemfa

...the scramble Ghandi had feared began; about 15 million people moved either way, and in the process, between one and two million people were murdered by opposing sides in horrendous massacres from which neither India nor Pakistan has They have been to war four The separation of India was simply…
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Opinion

Not Too Late for Change In 2019: Search for Nigeria’s Active Citizens, By Jeremiah Angai

The NotTooYoungToRun campaigners have shown that there is nothing that cannot be achieved with careful planning, dogged resolve and relentless passion. Active citizens must awaken that spirit within them and ensure that 2019 does not throw up mediocre, rent seeking oligarchs as elected officials. The overwhelming support received by the…
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Opinion

Good Public Servants Are Usually DEAD!, By Kenneth Amaeshi

Despite this gory picture of the public sector, there are still some exceptions to the practice. These are quintessentially outliers and, therefore, abnormal in a system characterised by selfishness and profiteering. Surprisingly, they survive the negative pressures of the system to flow with the tide, live above board, and are…
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Opinion

The Nigerian Youth Need to Get Their Acts Together, By Rafiq Raji

...until young people begin to engage their older colleagues without fear, they would remain subjugated and relegated. Breaking out of this backward psyche would be difficult, however. But if the Nigerian youth hope to kick out the old men who think that leading us is their birth right, they would…
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Columns

The Sacrificial Animal and First Ten Days of Zul Hijjah In Islam, By Murtadha Gusau

Servants of Allah! Among the special seasons of worship are the first Ten Days of the month of Zul-Hijjah – the 12th month of the Islamic calendar, which Allah prefers over all the other days of the year. In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious and the Bestower of…
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Columns

The Most Critical Nigerian Institutions are the Most Corrupt, By Jibrin Ibrahim

My concern is that we now a have a generic crisis of reputational erosion affecting our key institutions. Over the past two years, the reputation of the National Assembly has been dragged in the mud with the numerous court cases against the Senate President Bukola Saraki and the budget padding…
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Opinion

Arewa Youth Quit Notice and the Double Jeopardy of the Nigerian Igbo, By Majeed Dahiru

The presidency may consider taking a strong action to rein in the issuers of the threat, their collaborators and supporters, to avert a likely bloodshed that may result from any attempt to implement the quit notice on the Igbo living in the North by the Arewa youth group. This is,…
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