Opinion

General Enenche: An Engineer in PR Turf?, By Yushau A. Shuaib

The recent appointment of an Army engineer for a PR job is therefore clearly a deviation from established norms and practices by the military. PR practice should not be undermined by portraying it as a profession that doesn’t require any qualification or skills. The founding fathers of the Nigerian Institute…
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Opinion

The Wonder Of Geriatric Care for the Elderly At UCH Ibadan, By Folu Olamiti

What is more, the centre is the first and only training hub for geriatric medicine under the Faculty of Family Medicine, and the first purpose built geriatric centre in Africa, and has become a model for Africa and parts of Europe. Though the processes of growing, maturing and dying are…
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Opinion

Buhari’s Health: Gloating Is of No Value, By Femi Adesina

Since March 10, when President Buhari returned, purveyors of evil have disappeared. Vanished! Utterly transmuted, like Brother Jero, in that work by Wole Soyinka. Even on social media, where they had held sway for many weeks, they evaporated. Like a beaten dog, they had their tails between their feet, and…
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Opinion

Youth, Sexual Morality and Pop Music Culture, By Adeola Ojoawo

As a society, we need to reconceptualise ourselves as a socio-political and cultural entity with a view to determining our fate culturally – by creatively and selectively controlling our own cultural reproduction in a way that guarantees our collective survival and moral well-being. Sexuality and sexual morality as they concern…
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Opinion

Why Audu Maikori May Get the Abacha Treatment from El-Rufai, By Mbasekei Martin Obono

Would Audu Maikori get justice from a government led by a man who would think nothing of boasting about interfering with the judicial process and advising on how to acquire it? This is why citizens of good conscience must resist the impending sham of El-Rufai’s judicial lynching of Audu Maikori.…
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Opinion

What Really Concerns the Northern Elite?, By Ken Tadaferua

Do these elites and their groups worry about deplorable development, particularly of education, in their states? Do they discuss the education of their people? Do they strategise on how to get their swelling millions of children out of school educated? • Where is Professor Ango Abudullahi? • Where is the…
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Guest Columns

Understanding Buhari, By Azu Ishiekwene

One of the saddest things said by a foreign newspaper during Buhari’s medical leave was that, dead or alive, he no longer makes any difference to the lives of Nigerians. Creative dysfunction is sometimes an unofficial government tool. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo occasionally set top government officials up against themselves…
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