Columns

Inside the Kano Animal Farm, Where the Law Is Below Governor Ganduje, By Majeed Dahiru

...governors of the Muslim north have cleverly held on to their privileges of purportedly administering the "lesser mortals" of their states, under a religious inside the Kano Animal Farm, the Muslim Sharia law is below Governor Ganduje and only a poor and weak fellow like the convicted Kano singer is…
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Opinion

The Social Media Influencer and the Freezing of Pentecostal Power In Nigeria, By James Yeku

...social media, despite its many limitations, facilitates efforts by some netizens to freeze and suspend the operations of Pentecostal power, but ultimately the Nigerian man of God appears to prevail. After all, it’s in the nature of power to fight back and co-opt resistance. In Nigeria, that which is frozen…
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Opinion

This FG-ASUU Impasse Is Becoming Too Expensive To Ignore, By Olabisi Deji-Folutile

It’s time for whoever cares about the present and future of this country to call on both ASUU and the Federal Government to sheathe their sword. Both parties should reach a workable agreement for the sake of Nigeria’s future. This impasse is becoming too expensive to ignore. If only Nigerians…
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Guest Columns

Between ‘Dividers-In-Chief’ and Dividers-In-Law, By Wole Soyinka

Only then shall we uncover who are the real Dividers-in-Chief? If individual voices rankle, then perhaps it is time to convoke a Nation Survival Conference. Let all sections and group interests place their cards on the table and starkly articulate what we all know and endure on a daily basis,…
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Opinion

COVID-19 Disruptions and Use of Technology In Elections: Lessons for West Africa, By Ilo & Osori

A Season of Disruptions Elections under COVID-19 present countries across the world with a unique problem: balancing the need for credible elections and containing the devastating public health crisis created by COVID-19 against the importance of the legitimacy required to govern effectively. This new reality is testing democracy’s infrastructure across…
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Opinion

Gbajabiamila’s ‘Legislative Diplomacy’ Mission To Ghana, By Musa Abdullahi Krishi

With Gbajabiamila’s intervention through the peace mission, the coast is now clear for the seeming sour relationship between Nigeria and Ghana, which bred tension, to turn a new leaf. Every well-meaning Nigerian was concerned about recent developments in Ghana, which threatened the age-long hitherto healthy relationship between that country and…
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