Opinion

In Nigeria, Even Thieves Are Very Religious, By Ahmed Oluwasanjo

...religion is not the problem, but bad people using religion as a cover for their atrocious acts. This is the same reason criminals, killers, pen and armed robbers and kleptomaniac politicians in Nigeria attempt to pass off their atrocities under the guise of religion. My upbringing, in a home where…
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Opinion

A Tribute to Nigeria’s Unassuming Warrior Generation, By Simbo Olorunfemi

- The late Chima Ubani: one of the icons of the Warrior Generation. A country that forgets its journey and the men and women who sacrificed themselves or were sacrificed in the process of that journey is no It is that generation of Nigerians born between 1963 and 1978 that…
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Opinion

STEM Is Critical In Propelling Nigeria and Africa To Greatness, By Adetola Salau

STEM skills will enable us to tackle our long term development issues, including revamping agriculture, eradicating malaria and stopping AIDS from decimating our population. It would also make us economically viable, like the Asian tiger To re-engineer the minds of the people, they need to be shown what is going…
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Columns

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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Opinion

Mai Kariya: Muhammadu Buhari and the Failure of Integrity, By Majeed Dahiru

The presidency has become more opaque than transparent, as promised. Half-truths, cover ups, decoys, deflation, buck passing, denials and outright lies have become the mode of operation of the Buhari well-oiled propaganda machinery is in place to misinform the public by the way of a clever twisting of facts and…
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Opinion

Buhari’s Offerings and the Imperative of a New Deal, By Sufuyan Ojeifo

The New Deal generally embraced the concept of a government-regulated economy aimed at achieving a balance between conflicting economic interests, as opposed to the traditional American political philosophy of laissez-faire. Here, APC during the electioneering in 2015 successfully de-marketed former President Goodluck Jonathan with its mind-boggling promises. Buhari just flowed…
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Opinion

To Change Our Country, We Have 15 Lessons to Learn from BBOG (II), By Chude Jideonwo

For those who insisted that BBOG was a tool of the All Progressives Congress to delegitimise and remove President Jonathan, immense confusion emerged when the movement continued the exact same agitation, with the exact same aggression, upon the change of guard at the Presidential Villa. The Discipline of Leadership On…
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Columns

NLC, TUC and a Dying Legacy of Protests, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

...the scornful attention NLC-TUC and their leaders received from the Presidency last week, the fact of the protest not resonating with the people, the eventual dumping of their 18-point agenda on Acting President Osinbajo and the inaction of the rest of us are indicators that Organised Labour has lost its…
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