Opinion

Reconstructing the Global Academy: Falola and African Scholarship, By Tunji Olaopa

Professor Toyin Omoyeni Falola represents a significant figure whose entire corpus points us in the right methodological direction for a postcolonial intellectual restructuring of the African continent. In my last reflection on the global personality, Professor Toyin Falola, the Jacob and Frances Sanger Mossiker Chair in the Humanities at the…
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Opinion

Lai Muhammed, Eedris Abdulkareem and 50 Cent, By Simbo Olorunfemi

Every country sets the parameters for what is broadcast-worthy within its territory. Nigeria cannot and should not be an exemption. Someday, we will emancipate ourselves from this mental slavery of assuming everything good must come from abroad. A lot of the hot air about Minister Lai Muhammed's thought on getting…
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Opinion

How Nigerian Airways and Other Federal Concerns Were Killed, By Eric Teniola

The story of the Nigerian Airways is a sad one. Yet those who killed the airline are smiling to the banks today, while the workers of the airline are still roaming the streets in perpetual penury. Till today they have not been paid their entitlements, including pensions. Thousands of them…
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Opinion

Nigeria’s Non-Oil Export Sector and the Quest for Federalism, By Ugochukwu Amasike

The devolution of power to states would serve as a catalyst for the development of non-oil exports, restart Nigeria’s industrialisation drive, create jobs, strengthen the economy, and expand the nation’s income streams, whilst engendering sustainable economic growth through greater exports and The need to diversify Nigeria’s revenue base has continued…
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Opinion

Toyin Falola, Nigerian History and the African Humanities, By Tunji Olaopa

Professor Toyin Falola stands at the core to rethink and restructure the way we think about the humanities, the development initiatives and higher education in Nigeria. And these alone recommend his unique scholarship and intellectual contributions for critical My celebratory critique of those I have been calling intellectual heroes and…
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Columns

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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