Opinion

When the Goat Claims Same Paternity With the Sheep, By Owei Lakemfa

Morocco is like a goat insisting that it is a sheep, forgetting that while goats are browsers, eating leaves, vines and twigs, sheep are grazers eating short grasses. While the goat, like Morocco, is a stubborn loner, the sheep prefers flocking; keeping the family together. Morocco, the North African kingdom,…
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Opinion

Kill The Hypocrisy About Religious Studies In Schools, By Azu Ishiekwene

- CAN President, Reverend Samson Ayokunle If, according to the CAN president, the goal of keeping religious studies is to save us from a society where all forms of ungodliness is the order of the day, well, we’re already in a post-godly world. And Ayokunle does not need to look…
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Opinion

The Conflicted Lives In Crisis-Torn North-East and What Can Be Done, By Ahmad Salkida

There is hardly any aggressive messaging campaign that targets the local population or even the insurgents and their families. What a properly defined communication framework for these environments will do is give the local people basic understanding of the different roles of the diverse organised platforms in the region. Andrew,…
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Opinion

Getting the Discourse on Nigeria’s Federalism Right: Further Thoughts, By Tunji Olaopa

Nigeria needs to leverage on a political and economic dimensions for making the regional idea work. The political dimension requires transforming the six geopolitical zones into regions made up of states and local governments. I can really never stop talking about Nigeria. This statement is meant to explain why I…
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Opinion

El-Rufai, Corruption and the Mask of “Competence”, By Moses E. Ochonu

If we cannot call corruption by its only name because the perpetrator is seen as being more intelligent, informed, and competent than the average politician, we are essentially creating a special coven or category for thieves who are beyond reproach and cannot be held accountable. So, per , Nasir el-Rufai,…
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Opinion

Nigeria-South Africa Recessions: What Africa’s Biggest Economies Must Learn, By J.J. Omojuwa

To get out of recession and return to the path of economic growth, both Nigeria and South Africa will have to implement key reforms in departure from the archaic and unprofitable way of running government. If the rest of Africa expects Nigeria and South Africa to chart a pathway and…
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