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Nigeria’s Solution to the Problem of Electric Cars, By Pius Adesanmi

How can they be attempting to place orders for cars in 2040 when they cannot guarantee that they will be alive even tomorrow? Never mind. Members of Nigeria's political elite are not intelligent enough to think like that. Their singular focus will be to be the first elite in the…
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Senators as Jesters, By Dele Agekameh

Whereas, today’s economic indicators call for serious sober reflection and introspection, asking for subsidy for pilgrimage, a religious-cum-spiritual exercise, at a time the government is seriously scouting for lifeline to revive the comatose economy, smacks of shallow thinking by our so-called senators. In defining who a jester is, Wikipedia, the…
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Bámidélé Upfront

The Knowledge of Now: Pathways for the Yoruba, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

There is no shortcut to hypermodernity. The link to hypermodernity is education. We cannot compete or achieve hypermodernity by continuing with education in the traditional way. We have to recalibrate education to fit and tap into the new knowledge economy by creating hubs and regionalising processes. It is time to…
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APC: the Obstinate Journey to Shame Via London, By Pius Adesanmi

Whatever be the case, this London trip is a tragedy on so many fronts. On that medical safari breakfast table was assembled those who promised to change the paradigm by putting an end to medical tourism. The supreme irony was lost on them. Those interested in the dustbin of Nigeria's…
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Re-purposing the Discussion Around the National Debt, By Uddin Ifeanyi

We are also at the point, 10 years ago, where the threat of “fiscal dominance” was a sufficient worry to persuade government to strengthen the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) by granting it both goal and tool independence. Fiscal dominance arises when poor fiscal policy leads to a huge debt…
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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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