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The Return of Krest and Tuketuke, By Louis Odion

...proclamation” is also euphemistic of “Tuketuke” politics rebranded, with some of the partisans obviously chaffing under the yoke of disrupted “stomach infrastructure” and the rupture of juice pipelines, now preferring to dance naked and barefoot at the communal square, not ashamed to flaunt necklaces made of a glutton’s teeth. After…
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Bámidélé Upfront

Sowore’s Aluta Activism: The Compelling Need For A Culture Of Protest, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

...there is the compelling need for civil society to have a popular front to induce and institutionalise a culture of protest to fight for social and economic rights, to extend the frontiers of democracy and be at the forefront of the resolution of the national question and the issues of…
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Does Nigeria Really Need A Revolution Now?, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

While street protests are important, I personally believe the biggest revolution needed in Nigeria is the revolution of self — the revolution of values, intellect and the mind. Our problem is more than Muhammdu Buhari; it is that warped sense of values that drive many of us to place self…
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Concerning The Myth Of The Efficiency Of Nigeria Inc., By Uddin Ifeanyi

...the truth is that much of what passes for success in the private sector in Nigeria today is the result not so much of improvements in productivity, innovation, or creativity, nor of increases in the amount of capital each worker has available (and can use); but because of an incestuous…
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Lie-gerian Army’s 1000 Unmarked Graves, By Festus Adedayo

Bankole Folorunso Adedayo was my blood brother. Born in 1973, he was a soldier of the 1 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Sokoto. In 2000, a terse posted letter arrived the News Room of the ANN Plc., publishers of the Tribune newspaper, my erstwhile employer, from his own employer. That letter shattered…
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Mobile Phones, Internet and Jobs In Africa (3), By Rafiq Raji

As more jobs become on-demand, a lot is also increasingly technology-based in tandem. Consequently, job profiles are constantly African countries have to start positioning their labour forces for these curricula would have to be revamped. And greater emphasis would need to be placed on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)…
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