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Columns

Positioning African Philanthropy For Greater Impact, By Rafiq Raji

The focus here is on giving in a way that benefits the most Africans in need. It also encompasses how to channel the giving of wealthy Africans to such ends in the most optimal way. Ultimately, the ideal should be that charitable giving, whether by Africans or non-Africans, be directed…
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Bridging the STEM Divide For African Children, By Adetola Salau

Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow. - William Pollard I represented Nigeria and Africa by extension at the 2019 IEEE Integrated STEM Education Conference at Princeton university. There was a lot of…
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Inconclusive Vote: Buhari’s Disclaimer, By Azu Ishiekwene

In all the states where the elections were inconclusive, it seems obvious that desperate politicians want to bend the vote, they want an outcome other than what the people want. That’s asking for trouble. Buhari must not yield to blackmail or allow his office to be used for vote trafficking.…
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Opinion

The Trap Against New Political Expression, By ‘Tope Fasua

We have been appealed to, in the interest of peace, to accept the results of an extremely flawed But our quest for peace and progress for our country, is obviously being taken for foolishness. Only one or two new parties will probably qualify for non-deregistration so Corruption has mixed with…
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Opinion

Pius Adesanmi: The Human Oxymoron Politicians Must Learn From, By Banji Ojewale

Let Nigeria’s politicians learn from Pius Adesanmi that what we need from them isn’t their Methuselah's life in office. We are not interested in their barren longevity in power. We are for a brief stay that would be fruitful, flourishing and flowery, as it was with Pius Adesanmi, the one…
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Karma and the Parable of ‘Filadefia’, By Louis Odion

...nonetheless, it is impossible to deny the shadow of Karma now engulfing Okorocha. Some eight years ago, he too barely waited for then Governor Ikedi Ohakim to write his hand-over notes before bombarding banks with letters from the “Office of the Governor-Elect” to dishonour cheques presented by the Government House…
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