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Eat and Quench: Let’s Listen To What Our Food Is Telling Us, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Currently, there is panic in informed circles that the massive quantities of tilapia fish and frozen chicken consumed in Nigeria have been preserved with chemicals normally used for embalming dead bodies and that’s why they never go bad. Not only are we all accelerating our movement to our deaths, we…
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Restructuring: This Too Shall Come To Pass, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

...that the merry-go-round called restructuring today, a sovereign national conference and constitutional conference etc. will change nomenclature the next time around is annoying. Besides, the more we clamour for change the more things remain static. The agitations appear louder now than the president has given the agitators the cold shoulder,…
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Bámidélé Upfront

Nigeria Still Sitting On Its Hands: Electric Vehicles As A Threat To Oil, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

Nigeria has a lot to fear and a lot of catching up to do. We have to take the threat seriously, instead of our usual, perrenial nonchalance. 2030 is only 12 years away! I urge President Buhari to assemble a world class team as an economic imperative, to help chart…
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Of Ports, Oil, and the Northern Political Establishment, By Pius Adesanmi

Agriculture is the future. I have been warning these oil-obsessed Northern leaders to rise up to the potential of the North to feed the whole of Africa and a significant part of the world. Raise the agricultural base of the North to the global 21st-century standards we have here in…
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Avoid Selfishness, Desire for Your Brother What You Will For Yourself, 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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Nigeria: Citizen’s Diplomacy and American Agendas, By Jibrin Ibrahim

For all of us as civic leaders, we felt bonded on the principle that Nigeria is greater together than in pieces and we should focus on consolidating democratic processes so that no one feels excluded or marginalised. Peace building is crucial as Nigeria is witnessing multiple challenges of violent conflicts…
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