Columns

Supporting Education: When Will Our Words Match Our Actions?, By Adetola Salau

I listen to folks who complain about how we can’t find good workers and how a lot of our children are barely literate but who do not support educational seminars, workshops or programmes on the television, yet are eager to sponsor entertainment programmes and their ilk; then I wonder, who…
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Columns

Religious Tolerance: Living In Peace To Avoid Living In Pieces, By Majeed Dahiru

Today, Nigeria is in desperate need of a conversation that is aimed at resolving the conflict of faith and citizenship in favour of the latter, if its continuous stability and cohesion is to be achieved. Nigerians across religious and sectarian divides have failed to realise that faith cannot and should…
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Opinion

U.S.-Africa Policy On the Skids: 10 Things Pompeo Can Do To Fix It Quickly, By Johnnie Carson

There are clear signs Africa is now looking past the to build future partnerships. By following through on some of these recommendations, Pompeo can help begin to reshape the Trump administration's image across Africa and revitalise America's long-term relationship with an increasingly important continent. The Donald Trump administration has largely…
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Opinion

Many Happy Returns “Ma Fred”: Akinrinade On T.Y. Danjuma at 80, By Eric Teniola

"I have always enjoyed your friendship and generosity of At eighty, you have devoted your entire life so far for the unity of Nigeria and maybe you will devote a little more attention to the thorny issues of restructuring this political system without which you have no guarantee of (a)…
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Opinion

Digital Rights in an Era of Repression, By Sodiq Alabi and Boye Adegoke

All lovers of human rights must turn their attention to the Forum in Abuja as it is where African experts and advocates would have their say on issues confronting digital rights in Africa and evolving and strengthening Africa-led initiatives towards entrenching digital rights on the continent. As a sort of…
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Columns

Section 5 and the Mohammed Bello Adoke Case, By Reuben Abati

Whatever the colour of the party in power, the judiciary remains the last hope of the common man, the aggrieved and the victim of persecution. In a country where noise is more important than reason, where allegations are packaged as truth, and villains behave like victims, the judiciary should always…
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