Columns

Nigerian Youth and their Agenda for Change, By Uddin Ifeanyi

Yet, much of the local discourse has had what passes for millennials in Nigeria bemoaning how they have failed to replicate the dynamics that we have seen And there has been a sizeable contingent that would blame the incompetent organisation of the Nigerian state on the profusion of doddery old…
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Opinion

OOTC: Will the Third Party Candidates Please Stand Up?, By Chude Jideonwo

There is a place for third party candidates in Nigeria. But the space only exists for serious minded third party candidates. They call for the serious minded, with serious minded capacity, and an actual game plan for capturing electoral victory. Nigerians talk a good game about third party candidacies, especially…
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Adeolu Ademoyo

Race, Gender and Bigotry in the 2016 American Elections, By Adeolu Ademoyo

The subtle race strife and negative gendering of America in an election year is ridiculous. The sad thing is that it manifests itself not only in the right wing but also strangely in a different way in the left wing in the socialist campaign of Bernie Sanders. Do not be…
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Hillary, Bernie, Trump and the 2016 American Presidential Election, By Adeolu Ademoyo

“There are insurgent movements to the right and the left that are very populist, very charged with emotion. They’ve come out of people’s anger—they feel that the system isn’t responding to their needs.” Tony Blair Former British Labor Prime Minister. The rise of the “democratic socialist” Bernie Sanders on the…
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“Comrade” Bernie Sanders’ Poor “Revolutionary” Ethics, By Adeolu Ademoyo

The 2016 American Presidential elections have thrown up some surprises ranging from the left to the right of the political spectrum. There are two candidates from the extreme left and extreme right. They are Senator Bernie Sanders, an Independent self defined “democratic socialist” who is using the platform of the…
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Opinion

Africa: Ignoring the Lion in the Room, By Chris Beatty

American presidential candidates are wrong. The greatest global terror threat isn’t ISIS, it’s instability in Africa. In the past few weeks, Islamist terrorist groups across Africa – from Al Shabaab in Somalia to Boko Haram in Nigeria – have staged half a dozen terrorist attacks on foreign nationals, including a…
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