Opinion

Empathetic Scholarship: From Odia Ofeimun to Richard Joseph, By Tunji Olaopa

...whether we are able to muster the political will to transcend our collective limitations or not, we need the critical mass of empathetic scholars and intellectuals to at least facilitate our concerted march towards national socio-political revival. Since I first read Odia Ofeimun’s Taking Nigeria Seriously, I have come to…
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Opinion

Rethinking Heroism and the Nigerian Civil Service, By Festus Adedayo

Unarguably, the dominant perspective on heroism in Nigeria today is that of a land where that specie is endangered. Aside the political exploits of the Obafemi Awolowos, Nnamdi Azikiwes, Ahmadu Bellos; that of the Da Rochas, Aminu Dantatas, Louis Phillip Odumegwu Ojukwu in the economic sphere; public service: the Babatunde…
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Guest Columns

Benin Kingdom Vs Yoruba Race: Why Oba of Benin Is Number One, By Odia Ofeimun

The truth of the matter is that even if anyone rejects the fact "that Ife Monarchy is derived from Igodo monarchy", it changes nothing about the reality that the Monarchy in Benin City is still Number One among Oduduwa's children. I mean: let it be assumed that Oduduwa came from…
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