Opinion

Black Lives Matter: Time for Black People To Wake and Unite, By Last Moyo

As a political and epistemic project, decolonisation is a worldview about the continued necessity of our collective struggles for the freedom of black people in a white neoliberal world. It is about the Pan-African vision and struggle to rehumanise the so-called people of colour, particularly blacks, who have suffered dehumanisation…
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Opinion

COVID-19, An Eightieth Birthday and Politics in Nigeria, By Babafemi A. Badejo

Professor Ade Kukoyi was the first Nigerian to graduate with a Bachelors degree in French from the University of Ibadan (), the premier University in Nigeria. In fact, he was in the first set of students admitted into in the 1962-63 session when the University that was an affiliate of…
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Opinion

The 2020 Elections of the Nigerian Bar Association Will Be Rigged: Here Is How, By Chidi Odinkalu

the architecture of rigging that almost assuredly guarantees that Chief Awomolo and his gang of insecure, entitled antediluvians will get his wish. As I have said elsewhere, any system in which a minority feels entitled to rule over the majority has only one name: Apartheid. It should be resisted. In…
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Opinion

The Politics of Ghana’s Xenophobic Attacks On Nigerians, By Adeoye O. Akinola

Nigeria might have become a “sleeping giant”, but remains a formidable regional power. Abuja must respond strongly to Accra’s diplomatic breach, and use this opportunity to tackle Ghana’s xenophobic disposition at the bilateral level and within ECOWAS’s mediation structures. On June 19, several armed Ghanaian citizens demolished the residential building…
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Opinion

Celebrating the Nigerian Army at 157: the Need for More Public Support, By Sani Kukasheka Usman

It is important to note that the Nigerian Army remains the most dependable organisation in the whole public service structure in Nigeria and has recorded more numerous achievements than any other organisation. It has remained a symbol of national unity and cohesion and kept Nigeria a unified entity. On June…
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Opinion

WTO: Africa’s Chance and the Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Candidacy, By Yushau A. Shuaib

...I strongly believe that if what the WTO is looking for is ‘a candidate with vast experience in international relations, encompassing trade and/or political experience, a firm commitment to the work and objectives of the organisation, proven leadership and managerial ability; and demonstrated communications skills,’ then Nigeria’s Okonjo-Iweala is not…
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Columns

There’s a Dialectic To Regression, By Uddin Ifeanyi

...if the tension between an ill-bred people and its poor leadership will not result in a new qualitatively higher state for Nigeria, is there a reason why the currently flawed qualitative state prevalent in the country today may not resolve itself into its lower quantitative tendencies? SARS-CoV-2, the virus behind…
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