Opinion

How Research Can Mitigate the Resurgence of Crises in Nigeria’s North-East, By Philip Olayoku

It is thus important that the Nigerian federal government initiates steps towards developing a research driven victim-centred policy for intervention in the area. It is important that this research is centred on managing the context by creating a system of justice that emphasis accountability and forgiveness as enduring processes of…
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Opinion

Creating a Dynamic Atmosphere for Learning and Innovation, By Adetola Salau

Creativity needs to be fostered everywhere, rules need to be broken, inspiration needs to be drawn from going outside the box (and back inside at times) and relevance of the real essence of education elicited from our students themselves as they become key stakeholders of their own education. Do the…
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Columns

Welcoming the New Islamic Year 1439 AH and Fasting In the Month of Muharram, By Murtadha Gusau

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful All thanks and praise is due to Allah, we seek His help and forgiveness. We seek refuge in Allah from the evil within ourselves and the consequences of our evil deeds. Whoever Allah guides will never be led astray,…
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Columns

Improving Civil-Military Relations, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Our Constitution defines the purpose of the state as the protection of the security of Nigerians and the pursuit of their welfare. If Nigerians begin to feel that their security and welfare matters, their inclination to arm themselves and engage in self help might reduce. Improving civil-military relations is the…
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Opinion

Nwando Achebe: Herstory and Her Glorious Professionalism, By Toyin Falola

Today, I join in celebrating Prof. Achebe as she is awarded The Jack and Margaret Sweet Endowed Professorship of History at Michigan State University (MSU). We are here to celebrate a woman whose research embodies one of the most beautiful names we give our children in the South-Eastern part of…
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Opinion

Our Mumu Must Not Push Nigeria Off the Cliff, By Ahmed Oluwasanjo

Dear Nigerians, before we share sensitive and provocative pictures, videos, fake inciting news and comments on social media, let’s ponder on the possible crisis it could trigger somewhere else. Before we foolishly play into hands of our scavenging political elites who have always benefited a great deal from our miseries.…
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Opinion

The Police Duty Solicitor Scheme: Looking Back, Looking Forward, By Chidi Anselm Odinkalu

The launch of Force Order 20 comes days after IGP Idris also unveiled the revised Community Policing and “Bail is Free” initiatives. It demonstrates, in principle, the NPF’s commitment to connecting with the people and respecting our rights. These new opportunities should enable us to be more supportive of the…
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Opinion

The South-East Needs a Show of Love, Not a Show of Force, By Majeed Dahiru

The more the president continues to ignore the genuine concerns of his administration’s marginalisation of those of South-Eastern origin, the further they are pressed away from Nigeria towards Nnamdi Kanu’s separatist agitations. To take the fire out of the raging flame of Nnamdi Kanu’s IPOB is to show love to…
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