Opinion

How Nigerian Airways and Other Federal Concerns Were Killed, By Eric Teniola

The story of the Nigerian Airways is a sad one. Yet those who killed the airline are smiling to the banks today, while the workers of the airline are still roaming the streets in perpetual penury. Till today they have not been paid their entitlements, including pensions. Thousands of them…
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Opinion

Nigeria’s Non-Oil Export Sector and the Quest for Federalism, By Ugochukwu Amasike

The devolution of power to states would serve as a catalyst for the development of non-oil exports, restart Nigeria’s industrialisation drive, create jobs, strengthen the economy, and expand the nation’s income streams, whilst engendering sustainable economic growth through greater exports and The need to diversify Nigeria’s revenue base has continued…
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Opinion

Toyin Falola, Nigerian History and the African Humanities, By Tunji Olaopa

Professor Toyin Falola stands at the core to rethink and restructure the way we think about the humanities, the development initiatives and higher education in Nigeria. And these alone recommend his unique scholarship and intellectual contributions for critical My celebratory critique of those I have been calling intellectual heroes and…
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Columns

Attack On Islam and Muslims and the Proper Way to Tame It, By Murtadha Gusau

In sum, the proper response to attacks on Islam and Muslims must start with the intention to benefit those who have lost their way. Many attacks on Islam are based upon misinformation, ignorance or confusion, and patient and kindness from knowledgeable Muslims can go a long way in correcting these…
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Columns

Nigeria: Breaking the Yoke of Donor Dependency, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Since they say that we are now a middle-income country, let us recover our pride and design and implement a holistic exit strategy from dependency on donor funding for social sector programmes, while generating domestic resources to ensure sustainability. This week, I facilitated a workshop of National Assembly members jointly…
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Opinion

Power With(out) Responsibility: Apologia to Lawmakers, By Sani Zorro

...except we agree on the jurisdiction of the legislature to balance lopsided spending proposals against geo-political priorities, socially-relevant projects as agriculture to guarantee food security, basic education as a human right, as well as investments in health to safeguard the right to life, we will continue to wobble and dissipate…
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