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Opinion

Should We Now Be Worried About Drinking Fanta and Sprite?, By Simbo Olorunfemi

But then, this is even beyond Fanta and Sprite. The more pertinent question brought to the fore by this are – Are there more things we need to be worried about? Can we be sure there is someone out there really looking out for the safety and best interest of…
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Columns

The Evil of Tribal Killings In Ile-Ife and Southern Kaduna, By Murtadha Gusau

...tribalism is the ideological core of all militant terrorists, ignoramuses and criminals, regardless of whether they support state terrorism or renegade terrorism. The Prophet renounces anyone who fights for tribalistic reasons and who eschews the principle of non-combatant distinction in war. In sum, Islam rejects all forms of tribalism, racism,…
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Columns

Magu and Daura as Signifiers that Presidential Authority Has Crumbled, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Today, Nigerians are getting very worried that President Muhammadu Buhari is too weak to exercise his authority and his subalterns are taking the opportunity to do what they like. Let us hope and pray that the President can re-assert his authority immediately by ensuring that all his subaltern appointees obey…
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Columns

There Is A Future For Us Beyond the Orangutans, By Pius Adesanmi

You have to constantly own the right to project into a future when we would have won the battle and there would be real, 21st-century human beings in a credible 21st-century Senate who are there for their constituents. When this happens, what will you do about the precedent you are…
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Opinion

The Best Way To Teach Kids Maths Is Not In A Classroom!, By Adetola Salau

It is a fallacy to assume that we can achieve competence in what we term critical subjects by narrowing the breadth of education. By creating artificial walls between subjects, we are attempting to teach in a manner that mimics how the teachers may have learnt their subjects late in their…
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Guest Columns

No Duty Too High To Save Hameed Ali, By Azu Ishiekwene

If Ali is truly serious about fixing the broken duty payment system, he should start with his men. He should also remove the bottlenecks at the ports, cut the payment process – currently about eight from valuation (where the fraud really happens) to final clearance – and encourage whistleblowers. In…
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Opinion

OUT OF THE BOX: The United Xenophobic Republic of South Africa, By Majeed Dahiru

Nigeria should not have, among other naïve diplomatic excursions on the continent of Africa, opposed the Western backed National Party dominated apartheid regime of South If Nigeria and Nigerians had prospered like other Western allies of apartheid South Africa, the black populace would have respected us more because we would…
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