Opinion

Buhari, Magoro and the Reunion of the Class of 84/85, By Eric Teniola

A reunion is expected to rekindle the past, access the present and proffer solutions to the future. For me, a reunion should not only be about the past. I hope General Magoro and his colleagues must have informed President Buhari of the plight of Nigerians at the moment. There is…
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Opinion

Ugwuanyi’s Bold Initiatives For Enugu City, By Louis Amoke

Expressing satisfaction, the state’s workers, declared that the security measures have contributed immensely “in keeping crime at a very low rate in Enugu State and the sustenance of the position of the state as the most peaceful state in Nigeria”. The recent decisions by Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s administration to restore…
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Opinion

EKITI: Walking the Talk, Restoring Values and Enhancing Impact, By Muyiwa Olumilua

The goal is to improve both education and healthcare outcomes by ensuring that the people of Ekiti get the requisite quality contemporary education which will qualify them to take up the jobs that will be created by new investments in the State, while we make a concerted, deliberate effort to…
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Opinion

Xenophobic Attacks: Reassessing Our Priorities As A Nation, By Caleb Arogundade

Against the backdrop of the recent ugly events in South Africa, there is the need for us to reassess our priorities as a nation. With the human and natural resources at our disposal, there can be no justification for the kind of embarrassment that Nigerians suffer abroad if we have…
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Columns

UNILAG and the Sex Narrative In the Villa, By Festus Adedayo

The sex-for-marks story in Nigerian universities, one can understand, but what exactly was responsible for the hoax about President Buhari getting married to one of his ministers? Who was behind this “sinister” motive of insinuating that sex matters, just like the UNILAG experience, is also a bother in Aso Rock?…
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Opinion

Tunde Kelani: The Man Exceeds the Frame, By Toyin Falola

The appointment at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta will provide him a unique opportunity to contribute to the diffusion of creativity, the linkages of sciences, technology and culture, and the training of future leaders in a dynamic world and age of expanding possibilities. TK's tentacles will spread beyond his…
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Opinion

Asiwaju Tella and the Long Walk to Honour, By Tunde Musibau Akanni

As Alhaji Tella therefore bags a distinguished, formal recognition from his Iwo roots today, what may probably remain the most enduring legacy is the inspiration he has cultivated in multitudes across assorted sectors. To the bounteous glory of Almighty Allah, my brother and friend, Kayode Awobadejo, a distinguished muslim alumnus…
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Columns

Democracies Gone Crazy: Egypt’s Sisi and Indonesia’s Widodo, By Owei Lakemfa

Sisi and Widodo are perfecting ways to criminalise not just the actions, but also thoughts of their political opponents, so as to make any challenge against them impossible. Interestingly, they do this under the canopy of democracy. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Saeed Hussein Khalil El-Sisi sees himself as the saviour…
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