Bámidélé Upfront

Akpabio: When Sexism Becomes A Desperate Act of Control, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

What has Ms. Nunieh's four husbands got to do with all that is at issue? Clearly Akpabio's intent was to slut-shame her by deploying the low cost ingredient of failed marriages. Apparently, Akpabio found her accusations unsettling, and his loss of patriarchal control, in this instance, infuriating. That the Niger…
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The Market and the Invisible Hand of Coronavirus, By Bunmi Fatoye-Matory

Coronavirus, which causes COVID-19,  probably has never heard of this invisible hand theory. In fact, scientists say the virus is not even a living thing. Yet, it has become a real invisible hand affecting the market, controlling the forces of demand and supply, skewing them this way and that, rewarding…
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World Health Organisation and the Exit of America’s Leadership, By Osmund Agbo

The truth is that America has never suffered this degree of humiliation before. The coronavirus has come to expose the worst notion of leadership there is, in the worst possible way. Trump’s America has now achieved an international pariah The United States has become the first casualty of a terribly…
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Do Not Despair, Indeed The Mercy Of Allah Is Close To the Good Doers, By Murtadha Gusau

In the name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Merciful All Praise is due to Allah, and may the Salah and Salam be on Prophet Muhammad, his household, and the noble Companions and those who follow them until the Day of Resurrection. Dear brothers and sisters, Allah the Almighty says:…
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