Opinion

Propagating Divine Messages in Mother Tongues, By Sulaiman A. Osho

The three surviving heavenly religions are perhaps creating challenges of terrorism in the globe out of desperation for expansion, political gains, and economic adventurism. Perhaps, the Jewish religion is desperate to promote the ideals of Moses to gain more faithfuls across the world in its expansionist agenda. Perhaps, the Christian…
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Columns

Entrepreneurs and Philosopher Kings for Africapitalism, By Jibrin Ibrahim

The reality of capitalism is that the capitalists looks for the biggest profit and if it comes from governmental corruption, that is where they will be rather than in agriculture and other productive strategic sectors. Immanuel Wallenstein reminds us that the bourgeoisie has no developmentalist mission and more often than…
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Columns

Banks And The New Surfeit Of Dollar Deposits, By Uddin Ifeanyi

The refusal by “deposit money banks” (that's how the Central Bank of Nigeria ― CBN ― prefers to describe them) to accept foreign currency cash deposits into bank customers’ domiciliary accounts was as difficult to understand, as it was disruptive of economic life. In search of further evidence of how…
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Guest Columns

A Dying Breed: Tribute to Emma Ezeazu!, By Chido Onumah

Those who knew Ezeazu as a student at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, from where he emerged as president of NANS in 1986 and those who encountered him either as a rights activists, campaigner for democracy, advocate for electoral reforms or politician will attest to the clarity of his ideas…
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Saraki’s Senate: Vote of Confidence As Impunity, By Adeolu Ademoyo

Is the Senate vote of confidence an attempt to pre-empt the case of forgery against Saraki and whitewash this allegation in the public sphere? In one of their first duties (on Tuesday July 28, after a three-week break which was preceded with no legislative duty), as law makers in 2015,…
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Opinion

Lets Think Before Taking The Biafra Issue Further, By Chidi Obi

I am proudly Igbo and can't exchange my “Igboness” with anything else. But I think we are better off in a prosperous Nigeria. Igbos have sacrificed a lot to get Nigeria to its present state and we would be short-changing ourselves to leave and then start nursing another country. Fortunately…
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Guest Columns

Cuba: The fabled Islands of Humanity, By Owei Lakemfa

Cuba has one of the best social services in the world including free health and education, almost 100 percent literacy, the right to employment and the distinction as the only country that has eradicated mother-child transmission of HIV and syphilis. Cuba emerged from international isolation, embargo, the missile crisis, collapse…
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Crisis – the Acid Test for Leadership, By Taiwo Odukoya

Leadership is never spared of crisis, as it is normal to life. If it is not political, economic, or social, it would be natural disasters, internal strife, external is actually what you do in the face of such unexpected situations that determines the validity of your leadership. As a matter…
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