Opinion

Media Analysis as Peace Building, By Tunde Akanni

Introduction The idea of content analysis is well steeped in media studies and adjudged to be particularly rewarding when working with data from media and related sources. On account of the duality of its functionality manifesting in both quantitative and qualitative approaches as deployed here, it often avails researchers the…
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Opinion

Beirut and Santiago in the streets: why multinationals should pay their fair share of taxes, By Magdalena Sepulveda

Will 2020 be as explosive as the year that is coming to an end? This is the anxiety that embraces governments around the world, still destabilized by massive and unexpected popular uprisings. In Chile, where I come from, but also in Ecuador, Venezuela, Bolivia, France, Iraq, Lebanon, and Egypt, among…
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Opinion

Preparing African educational systems for Blockchain, By Adetola Salau

 Education is evolving due to the impact of the Internet. We cannot teach our students in the same manner in which we were taught. Change is necessary to engage students not in the curriculum we are responsible for teaching, but in school. Period. – April Chamberlain The proliferation of the…
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Opinion

Good talk, Aisha Buhari; but who will bell the cat?, By Banji Ojewale

No society can surely be flourishing and happy, of which the far greater part of the members are poor and miserable-Adam Smith (1723-1790), Scottish economist and philosopher About the time First Lady Aisha Buhari was again emerging from ‘the other room’ to deliver one of her seasonal tirades against the…
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Opinion

Buhari And Sowore: The Road To Change, By Bunmi Makinwa

Both men, sooner than later, in their typical days, were apt to show their angry demeanours in social and political discourses. President Buhari and Omoyele Sowore, in many ways, have led lives that reflected their dissatisfaction, even anger, with Nigeria’s political leadership and parties. One is lean, slow, deliberate and…
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Columns

Omoyele Sowore: Portrait of A Life In Protest, By Reuben Abati

The Presidency is urged to take notice of the local and international reactions to the Sowore saga and retrace its steps. Release Sowore and Bakare, investigate and sanction rogue elements in the DSS, and design a strategy to change the narrative. Many revolutionaries often fail by overstretching their luck and…
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Bámidélé Upfront

Staying Woke Against Government’s Attempt To Gag Social Media, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

People should be vigilant to keep their freedom. Under-performing governments like the Buhari administration will continue to seek increased control over digital platforms. They will attempt to use legislation or taxes on data subscription rates to limit access, as a way to clampdown on free speech. Finally, the government is…
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Columns

Saving Nigeria: Integrity Vs. Competence, By Uddin Ifeanyi

...it will matter that we understand both the dynamics of our economy, the dynamics of the changing global economy, and how both interface if the resulting disruption is not to challenge everything this country has stood As this process gathers momentum, it will help that those who are saddled with…
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