Opinion

Belu Belu and Bone-Setting: Traditional Medicine to the Rescue, By Bunmi Fatoye-Matory

Our doctors and pharmacists have a lot to learn from our traditional healing system because it is an accumulation of thousands of years of knowledge and skills, largely uninvestigated and unused by the hegemonic allopathic medical system established by colonisers who diminished or destroyed our knowledge systems, regarding them as…
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Columns

Red Roses for Valentine, Red Card for Corruption, By Owei Lakemfa

Netanyahu is determined not to go to jail like Ehud Olmert, Israeli prime minister from 2006 to 2009, who spent 27 months in jail for corruption before parole. This is Valentine week, with billions around the world expressing love for their families and others. It coincided with the Christian Ash…
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Opinion

Nigeria: the Need for a Developmentalist Coalition, By Omano Edigheji

Introduction Nigeria is endowed with both human and natural resources. Yet, it remained undeveloped. It is a rich country with poor people, a situation of poverty in the midst of plenty. Why have some nations developed and others not? Nations developed because nationalistic and patriotic individuals come together to transform…
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Opinion

How Ekwueme Helped In Creating More States (1), By Eric Teniola

The committee proceeded on its assignment and on March 9, 1982, held its first meeting, during which Dr. Ekwueme declared that, "there is no gainsaying that there is a need to work out modalities which will facilitate and streamline the procedures for creating new States, while at the time upholding…
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Opinion

Truths We Know But Choose Not To Talk About, By David Dimas

There is need to face this threat by investing in quality information and actions to combat the rise of misinformation, hatred, racism, bigotry and intolerance in our societies. This is an uncomfortable truth we all need to face and it starts with individuals taking responsibility for the information they consume…
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Opinion

Arisekola: “Half of Ibadan Mistaken for a Single Person”, By Adeolu Akande

Like every mortal, Arisekola had his weaknesses but he was a man that Ibadan will not forget in a very long time to come. He touched so many lives. In the words of Odulaye Aremu, Arisekola was “the big umbrella that provided shade for the people of Ibadan” (and beyond).…
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Columns

Before the Buhari Revolution Was the Atiku Revolt, By Majeed Dahiru

This began in 2007, when he openly revolted against his own ruling party that by this time had become a garrison command, rather than a political party, where its affairs were centrally commanded and controlled from the presidential villa. In a historic display of courage in the face persecution and…
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