Opinion

Amotekun and the Emerging Dimensions of Bigotry, By Simbo Olorunfemi

It is sad that a group that not only prides itself as cosmopolitan, but acknowledged by others as one, is unwittingly being forced down the alley of provincialism and bigotry by fringe elements nursing pain that is largely personal to them, latching on to an initiative beyond their narrow agenda…
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Opinion

Amotekun and Quest For Centrifugal Federalism, By Banji Ojewale

...we have suffered too long at the hands of fake federalist leaders unwilling to submit to the restructuring of the country according to popular wishes. The ripple effects of their failure to listen to us have taken us back to Neanderthal times. Our people don’t deserve to be in this…
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Columns

Democracy and African Development (3), By Rafiq Raji

Cheeseman (2015) suggests “Africanising” democracy, arguing some of the “most successful innovations on the continent, such as zoning in Nigeria or the best loser system in Mauritius, have been homegrown.” Cheeseman (2015) advocates “a more indigenous set of political arrangements” is best suited for Africa’s peculiarities. For better or worse,…
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Columns

All Hands Must Be On Deck To Defeat the Madness of Terrorists!, By Murtadha Gusau

In the name of Allah, Most Merciful, Bestower of Mercy All praise is due to Allah, Lord of all creation. May the peace and blessings of Allah be upon the Messenger, his family, his Companions and those who follow him till the Hour is established. Dear brothers and sisters, every…
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Opinion

Masari and Child Bandits In Katsina Forest, By Olabisi Deji-Folutile

Smart countries are making deliberate and intentional investments in their educational sector. This is what the Bagudus and the Masaris in Nigeria should be doing - not just talking about the problem or looking for someone else to solve the nation’s problems. It is high time Nigerian leaders started seeing…
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