Opinion

Boko Haram, Zulum’s Eruptions and Classified Outbursts, By Nuruddeen Muhammad

The Professor Governor must discipline himself more to exercise the highest level of restraint under such extreme emotional states. He should perhaps learn to direct his fury to the very Because no matter the provocations, those who literally die so that we may live should never be our objects of…
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Opinion

The Sun Gradually Sets For the 1979 Assembly of Senators, By Eric Teniola

During his tenure in the ational Assembly, Senator Ayomide Fasanmi sponsored eight bills, all related to health management. He was a Pharmacist. He never missed any sitting of the Senate. Among the senators who served between 1979 and 1983 and who are still alive are the former Senate president, Dr.…
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Opinion

Defund Police? Let’s First Demystify It, By ‘Tope Oriola

Why is there limited public support for defunding police despite widespread activism? The answer partly lies in the failure to demystify police. The image of police as the defender of social order, an institution that assumes tremendous existential risks on behalf of society has not been challenged. There are two…
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Opinion

Who Is Afraid of Historical Reckoning?, By Moses E. Ochonu

#BlackLivesMatter has opened the floodgates. It should not end in America. It should travel to Europe, Australia, Asia, and Africa. This wave of uncomfortable historical conversations should especially travel to Nigeria, which is a minefield of many unresolved historical questions. These questions have for far too long been denied or…
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Columns

COVID-19: What Nigeria and Its Higher Institutions Can Learn From Their Obvious Failures, By Olabisi Deji-Folutile

We have reached the point where the NUC may have to mandate all lecturers to prepare their lecture notes in modules for online delivery. Of course, lecturers should be trained in the use of ICT for the delivery of online teaching. In the same vein, university ICT departments should be…
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Professor Gambari: A Unique Encounter That Changed My Life, By Steve Ogidan

...others are entitled to their opinions but this was my experience. Professor Gambari intervened at a critical point in my life and gave a crucial lift to a young person he barely knew for absolutely selfless reasons. Later in life, I discovered that I was not alone in this experience.…
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