Bámidélé Upfront

We Are Sentenced To A Lonely Old Age, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

For many of us, our old age will be mired in nostalgia, regret and guilt. We will live long lonely lives with our children far away. As we age, we will shun visits to them, preferring the comfort of the familiar which is the home we have lived in and…
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Making Sense of the Threats of Secession, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

Seditious threats and treasonable remarks are definitely not the way forward, whether it is from IPOB/MASSOB/or from Arewa groups. Considering the chain of reactions from different ethnic nationalities that followed, it is obvious that nation building is yet to be achieved in Nigeria. Except for the build-up to the civil…
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Bámidélé Upfront

How Oil Rent Messed Up the Nigerian Brain and Work Ethic, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

How did we get here? The impunity, corruption and mediocrity that has taken root in Nigeria is due to rent. In less than two generations, Nigeria has develop a rentier mentality that dismisses the imperative of work and efforts to make A rentier economy produces a culture that kills development,…
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Nigerian Youth and their Agenda for Change, By Uddin Ifeanyi

Yet, much of the local discourse has had what passes for millennials in Nigeria bemoaning how they have failed to replicate the dynamics that we have seen And there has been a sizeable contingent that would blame the incompetent organisation of the Nigerian state on the profusion of doddery old…
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