Columns

National Conference: They Dared, They Failed, By Jibrin Ibrahim

It is shocking that they dared to end the National Conference on the note of tenure elongation. It is good for Nigeria’s political future that they failed. Delegates were surprised on the resumption of the Conference last Monday to see in their package a brand new 2014 Draft Constitution they…
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Columns

Leaders Worthy In Character and In Learning, By Ifeanyi Uddin

Part of the mystique of the events leading up to and succeeding the annulled presidential elections held June 12 1993, was the unusual succession of moments of truth associated with the people, processes, and events involved with that now infamous episode in our annals. My favourite such moment occurred during…
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Article of Faith

Article of Faith: The problem with Paul, by Femi Aribisala

The critique of Paul’s jaundiced theology often results in a barrage of ungodly abuses and invective from Christian pretenders. Then there are those who use Paul’s nonsensical logic to justify Paul. They will quote to you Paul’s self-serving statement that: “The natural man does not receive the things of the…
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Jonathan, Ọ̀ṣun Election, and The DSS Guilt of Wandering, By Adeolu Ademoyo

The conduct of two recent mid term elections (Èkìtì and Ọ̀ṣun Governorship elections) in Nigeria has created a lot of interest. On the surface, the legal coefficient in an election seems to be a sufficient factor, which guarantees the validity of an election. But it is crucial to always keep in mind …
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Guest Columns

The Triumph Of Popular Will Over Brigandage, By Ayo Oyalowo

“It’s an intolerable abuse of power to have employees who are supposed to be advancing the public interest, actually working on political campaigns.” – Sal Albanese I arrived Osogbo, the capital of the state of Osun on Sunday 3rd of August, 2014 and one thing that immediately struck me was…
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Guest Columns

#BringBackOurGirls: Psychological Terrorists or Peace Warriors, By Fatima K. Mohammed

“Those who are skilled in combat do not become angered, those who are skilled at winning do not become afraid. Thus the wise win before the fight, while the ignorant fight to win.” - Morihei Ueshiba Aikido is a Japanese martial art that was developed in the early 1900s by Morihei…
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