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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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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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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Article of Faith

The Living Church and the Dead Church, By Femi Aribisala

For every person who builds a house, thousands more are homeless. For every person who buys a car, thousands more take the bus. The scriptures depict a Samaritan woman who attends the Church of Mount Gerizim. In that church, some members of the congregation have buckets, so they are able…
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Columns

Jeffery Ikeaka – Defying the Double Tragedy of the Nigerian Millennial, By Pius Adesanmi

Jeffery Ikeaka is a brilliant and powerful speaker. Extremely articulate. Very well read. Infectious passion for Nigeria. The more he spoke about his vision and dreams and passion and work in Nigeria, the more I heard what he has done in Boko Haram IDP camps and his plans for more…
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Columns

Verily, You WIll Die, And Verily They Too Will Die, By Murtadha Gusau

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful "Wish not for death on any of you; neither the doer of good works, for peradventure he may increase them by an increase of life; nor the offender, for perhaps he may obtain the forgiveness of Allah by repentance.…
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Columns

Issa Hayatou: When African Football Resists Democratic Wind of Change, By Jibrin Ibrahim

As we await the forthcoming CAF elections, Issa Hayatou should remember other African dictators who had been in power for very long and thought that they could rule forever. He should remember Yahya Jammeh of the Gambia, Blaise Compaore of Burkina Faso, Abdoulaye Wade of Senegal, Tandja of Niger and…
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Columns

NLC, TUC and a Dying Legacy of Protests, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

...the scornful attention NLC-TUC and their leaders received from the Presidency last week, the fact of the protest not resonating with the people, the eventual dumping of their 18-point agenda on Acting President Osinbajo and the inaction of the rest of us are indicators that Organised Labour has lost its…
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