Columns

The Nigerian Presidency as a Foster Parent of Crimes, By Pius Adesanmi

The only reason that the identities of the owners of the Ikoyi billions cannot be revealed and an institution of the Nigerian state – NIA – must be given marching orders to own the crime is that there is unity of purpose in the confederacy of illicit interests. They are…
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What Islam Says About Reason, Science, Spiritual Freedom and Predestination, By Murthada Gusau

...the Allah-given ability to acquire knowledge and recognise truth, has been assigned an exalted status in Islam. Rational thought and the resultant disciplines of logic and science are essential for understanding the divine revelation and its relationship to the natural world. In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the…
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The Misinterpretation of Muhammadu Sanusi II, By Gimba Kakanda

The way out of this cultural entrapment is a mental revolution. “We must wage an intellectual war,” the Sarki proposes. “Because Islam is not univocal; there are many voices, there are many interpretations, there are many viewpoints, and we have for too long allowed the ascendancy of the most conservative…
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The Chibok Girls: Three Years in Bondage, By Jibrin Ibrahim

...citizens have the absolute right to demand of their president that he does his job and secures the liberation of these Nigerians placed in bondage by terrorists. I can confidently assure President Buhari that we will continue to harass him until he does the needful and gets his government to…
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Columns

Can NBC Re-invent Broadcasting In Nigeria?, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

...the NBC must regulate the broadcast space, but it must however do so professionally and in concert with stakeholders, while ensuring the buy-in of citizens. Given the manner by which the Kawu-led NBC has acquitted itself with issues in the industry, there are obvious signs that the re-invention of broadcasting…
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Unravelling Admiral Ikoli’s Death, By Dele Agekameh

- the late Rear Admiral Daniel Ikoli Ikoli’s case should not be allowed to join the ever-lengthening cases of unresolved murders that have plagued this country. This is because as long as assassins continue to strike without being detected by the security agencies, many more people will continue to resort…
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Bámidélé Upfront

The Dumbing Of Nigeria By Entertainment, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

The millenials were socialised into dumbness by a combination of irresistible forces, long in existence before they were born. These include the death of a reading and print culture, a disturbing lack of understanding of basic geography, science, history and civics. The dumbing down of Nigeria started with its failed…
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Columns

Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II and the Lessons In Surah Al-Ankabut, By Murtadha Gusau

In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the All-Merciful May His Salah and Salam be upon His final Messenger to all mankind, and upon his Companions and family members, and all those who follow his path until the Day of Judgement. To proceed: Your Highness! As you know, Allah tells…
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