Opinion

When Will Nigeria’s Higher Institutions Embrace Open Book Exam?, By Olabisi Deji-Folutile

Why should our higher institutions be having problems with exams malpractice? If these schools set the right questions, it would be almost impossible to cheat during exams. It is difficult to cheat when exam questions task students’ creativity, assimilation and analytical prowesses. Last Wednesday, the authorities of The Polytechnic, Ibadan,…
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Opinion

AfCFTA: On the Path To “The Africa We Want”, By Nabila Okino

It is estimated that the success of the AfCFTA will be to connect billion people and create a $ trillion economic bloc. It would create an expanded market for African goods and services, integrate national markets to regional markets, leading to economic diversification, structural transformation and the enhancement of human…
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Columns

Osoba’s Cold Wars and Last Laugh, By Louis Odion

For the Akinrogun of Egbaland, there is surely more to a name. With “Olusegun” translating roughly as “the conqueror”, there can be no better evidence of a predestination to prevail over adversaries. That steely durability could only have resulted from a fortitude steeped in a deep spiritualism cultivated early in…
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Opinion

Nduka Obaigbena At 60: A Note of Appreciation To ‘The Duke’, By Jide Ojo

I that ‘The Duke’ loves giving the youth opportunity to excel. Many of our reporters, producers and newscasters are in their 20s and 30s. He is also an equal opportunity employer with a gender-balanced team. One other thing I like about the prince from Delta State is his high standards.…
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Opinion

Foreclosing Visa-Free Entry: In Defence of South Africa, By Chris Adetayo

Ultimately, the solution to our angst lies inwards. We must get our acts right, here at Until we get our acts right to the point where our people have more hope in this country than elsewhere; where our citizens will not risk life and limb to cross the Mediterranean in…
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Opinion

The Africonscious Entrepreneur, By Kenneth Amaeshi

Today, Africapitalism is making its way, albeit gradually, into the global academe. In all this, one thing that stands out for me is Mr. Elumelu’s desire to contribute to the transformation of Africa through entrepreneurship – a unique and imaginative positioning. A task he has also conducted very well. On…
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Opinion

President Buhari and the Oversimplification of the Herdsmen Crisis, By Uche Igwe

Whereas it is in poor taste to assume that all the criminality going on right now across the country is being perpetrated by men from the Fulani ethnic stock alone, what is true however, is that the poor handling of the crisis by President Buhari and his team has led…
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