Bámidélé Upfront

Ozobulu Killings: Blood and Blood Money In the Church, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

The Ozobulu killings is a wake up call to all of us. We must reclaim the values of religion as it was, before the Pentecostal invasion. If we must halt the progression of the decay of values affecting us, God-fearing religious leaders must call out those who pollute their ranks.…
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Opinion

Ethnic Politics and the 2017 Kenyan Elections, By Rafiq Raji

Even as ethnic loyalities run deep, however, voting choices may not necessarily be ethnically homogenous. Considering Deputy President William Ruto is a more influential Kalenjin, Mr Isaac Ruto, who has boasted of bringing at least one million Kalenjin votes to the table, cannot be so confident, for instance. And the…
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Opinion

The Dangers and Bad Consequences of Telling Lies In Islam, By Murtadha Gusau

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious and the Bestower of Mercy My respected Brothers and Sisters. What is Lying? Lying is the complete opposite of truth. So, anything that is untrue and deliberately intended to mislead another person is a lie. A lie, therefore, can be anything spoken…
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Opinion

The Wisdom In Osinbajo’s Decision to Fight Corruption With Corruption, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

...the ingenious thing to do is to seek solutions for corruption by looking within corruption. Osinbajo has done just that with the ICPC board appointments. Rather than pillory and harangue him, we should applaud him. The more cats we can lure into exalted positions, the safer the fish! When Acting…
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Opinion

Resolving on Ideology Is the First Step to Fixing Nigeria, By Muyiwa Gbadegesin

Ideology is important because in order to fix Nigerian society, we must first fix Nigerian politics. In order to fix Nigerian politics there must first be a consensus about the meaning of Nigeria. Are we Nigerians in our hearts or minds or are we simply members of our individual ethnic…
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Opinion

Venezuela: Replacing Democracy With Anarchy, By Owei Lakemfa

of those countries condemning Venezuela or threatening sanctions will tolerate an opposition that would not accept the democratic will of the majority, openly works for a coup, has made the country ungovernable for four years, has hijacked a helicopter, dropped grenades on a public institution, and would not accept dialogue.…
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