Columns

Fascists, Racists and Humanists, Europe Has Them All, By Owei Lakemfa

The irony is that the Europe that produced fascists like Benito Musolini and Matteo Salvini, that gave the world racists like Adolf Hitler and King Leopold II, also gave us humanists like Mother Theresa and Carola Rackete. The struggle to either save lives, or allow them sink to the sea…
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Columns

African SEZs and GVCs In the Age of Automation (3), By Rafiq Raji

Automation and Industry suggest Africa’s place in global value chains, not remarkable at the moment in any case, may be non-existent if and when it finally gets its act together. This is because GVCs themselves might have become obsolete by then, with production and consumption becoming domestic or regional. Way…
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Opinion

President Buhari’s Cabinet and Implications For Youth Inclusion, By Ibrahim Faruk

The Not Too Young To Run law has provided an opportunity for the emergence of competent young officials with character to contribute their quotas to national development in appointive positions in the federal and state cabinets. All eyes are now on President Buhari and the state governors as they constitute…
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Opinion

Fatigued Sovereignty: Nigerian Nationhood in Despair, By Nimi Wariboko

Now is the time for all patriotic citizens to rise up and repair Nigeria’s fatigued sovereignty. Yes, the set time has come for all of us to make unprecedented sacrifice and show unparalleled devotion to the nation to help it avert the potential crisis of disintegration. This moment calls for…
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Opinion

Harnessing Spirituality As Capital For Nigeria’s Redemption, By Tunji Olaopa

Spiritual capital defines the entire body of spiritual insights, paradigms, axioms and dialogues that enable people with different and even seemingly incompatible faiths and religions to work together for a greater purpose. Modeling a development agenda founded on spiritual capital must begin from Nigeria’s understanding of its secular foundation and…
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Guest Columns

Can An Illiberal Political Class Usher In A Social Democracy?, By Dapo Olorunyomi

The puzzle that elects itself for insight now is what resources are available to the Nigerian political class in its current preparedness to execute a democratic project? Talking then of insights, the bottom-line Nigerian condition, ultimately boils down to the question of whether an illiberal political class can even usher…
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