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Boris Johnson: Towards the Re-colonisation of Africa, By Owei Lakemfa

Only a sick, delusional mind would reach Boris’ conclusion that “the best fate for Africa” is eternal colonisation. Boris is like the serial rapist who relishes in his crimes because he believes that all women are bitches and it is his divine right to rape them. Anger erupted across many…
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What COVID-19 is Telling Us About Right-wing Populism, By Jibrin Ibrahim

The problem about right-wing deniers is that they not only do terrible harm to their own people but also to others who become collateral victims of their senseless acts. For them, human lives have no value, what has value is their image and the imperative of forcing everyone to accept…
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Oshiomhole, Obaseki and APC’s Game of Long Knives, By Azu Ishiekwene

...save your pity. There are no victors and no vanquished in this game, only a temporary clash of personal interests. Hopefully, Edo voters will eventually decide who they want. Hopefully. Whichever way it goes, I’m almost certain that Oshiomhole and Obaseki would patch it up when their interests align again…
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ASUU President’s Fallacious Verdict On Virtual Learning, By Olabisi Deji-Folutile

The ASUU president may have to tell us what’s special about online teaching that makes him think it will take Nigerian lecturers, some of whom are among the best in the world, eternity to get reoriented to deliver it. I want to believe that the ASUU president was not speaking…
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Pulling down Christopher Columbus’ Buhari Statues, By Festus Adedayo

While the Columbuses in Nigeria – Buhari, Ibrahim Babangida, David Mark, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, their hirelings and many of the cast of the gruesome flick of June 12 – watch the narrative of the pulling down of the statues of slave merchants, I hope they are feeling uneasy? The recompense…
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