Opinion

Lagos Police and the Extortion Business, By ‘Tope Fasua

Inspector General Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, I support your work; but beyond your Head Quarters, your men have become hardened criminals. Many work hand in glove with kidnappers; others kidnap themselves. This is not how a country should be. Please find a way and shake up the entire Lagos command. This…
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Opinion

#NotTooYoungToRun: A Great Idea, With Surmountable Challenges, By ‘Tope Fasua

While I commend the bill, and see that it has a 60 percent advantage for the country and its youth, over the 40 percent disadvantage, I will urge the youth to also put up a fight for better fiscal responsibility, for Nigeria’s commonwealth to be better used so that they…
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Opinion

All Nations Start As Geographical Expressions, By ‘Tope Fasua

In spite of naysayers, Nigeria has evolved into less of a geographical expression since Awolowo’s statement. North, south, east and west, our lifestyles are more similar than it was in 1960. We now interact more, and the fact that you can read this anywhere you are shows that indeed we…
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Opinion

The Rush for Lucre and Nigeria’s Private Universities, By ‘Tope Fasua

A knowledgeable person I spoke with said universities can hardly be run as businesses, that what is needed are endowments and not a situation where fees are increased yearly in the hope that the proprietor begins to turn a profit. How do you fund research with a profit mentality? How…
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Opinion

Is It Really Twilight for Nigeria?, By ‘Tope Fasua

Ultimately, what ails Nigeria is misgovernance, simplicta. Not much If 20 percent of our commonwealth had been used for the betterment of society at large, no one will be thinking of scattering the union, and the Nigerian specie would have greatly improved – in thinking, in productivity, and otherwise. But…
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