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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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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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A Humane Proposal For Buhari: Resign, By Okey Ndibe

The case for President Buhari’s resignation is unassailable. Any seriously sick president deserves the time and space to focus on his health. He can hardly do so while shouldering the burden of running a complex and beleaguered country. Besides, Nigeria is beset by grave crises that appear to worsen by…
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The Impervious Pendants Of Aso Rock, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

These are no ordinary times. In the annals of Nigerian history, this time is a terrible period of want, insecurity, economic upheaval and social failure. Nigerians need to be inspired and enthused. No leader, no matter how well intentioned he is, will succeed if he can't make himself understood, if…
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Non-Responsiveness and Slide from High Expectations to Frustration, By Jibrin Ibrahim

In the case of the CJN, there was massive mobilisation that the president was refusing to act on the basis of regional and ethnic I do not personally believe that President Buhari refused to act because the candidate was a Southerner. I also cannot defend his non-action because I do…
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An Ex-Convict and A People Without Shame, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

Shame on all of you who set bad examples by taking advantage of your status and or position. Ibori has not answered for the crimes he committed in Nigeria. He must be made to answer. Ibori should be arrested. Nigeria must make an example of its anointed thieves or nothing…
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Nigeria’s Undying Love of Multiplying Parastatals, By Jibrin Ibrahim

...it is really important to get the National Assembly to realise that the multiplication of agencies is not a sign of effective work; it’s a process of creating more difficulties for the future. Currently, many agencies get just enough budgetary allocations for salaries and maintenance of ministers or boards. The…
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Buhari, Patience Jonathan, and Theresa May, By Okey Ndibe

President Buhari’s silence translates as nonchalance towards his creditors, all Nigerians. Sadly, this indifference is the default, if feckless, attitude of those who occupy the space of leadership in Nigeria. These are the men and women who take the most from Nigeria but give back the least. Think about it:…
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