Columns

Section 5 and the Mohammed Bello Adoke Case, By Reuben Abati

Whatever the colour of the party in power, the judiciary remains the last hope of the common man, the aggrieved and the victim of persecution. In a country where noise is more important than reason, where allegations are packaged as truth, and villains behave like victims, the judiciary should always…
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Opinion

The Violent Attack On Shiites: Another Highly Condemnable Act!, By Femi Falana

...the violent disruption of the peaceful rally of the Shiites was carried out by security forces outside the ambit of the law. The violent attack unleashed on the Shiites this afternoon, Monday April 16, by a combined team of armed soldiers, police and state security service personnel is totally unacceptable…
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Opinion

2019: The Need To Choose Our Political Candidates Wisely, By Ken Tadaferua

...little seems learnt from our sad political and socioeconomic history, occasioned, in the main, by horrible leadership. Views seem riven by selfish parochial interests than altruism for country. Perspectives are unabashedly driven by barely concealed tribalism, the North/South divide, personal greed, the silly cult worship of leaders and lack of…
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Opinion

Endemic Proliferation of Sexual Abuse In Nigerian Educational Institutions, By Ireti Bakare-Yusuf

Public reactions to the story gave evidence of the endemic and systematic nature of abuse in Nigerian educational institutions. It had become derigueur for a female student attending a Nigerian University. Not a week goes by in Nigeria that one isn’t left dumbfounded by a trending story or two. Ranging…
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Opinion

How Sustainability Drives Our Operations at Lafarge, By Folashade Ambrose-Medebem

...sustainable development is about making a net positive contribution to society and to nature in the ordinary course of our respective operations. We are pleased with the milestones to date and remain committed to protecting people, the environment and nature for our common good. Sustaining our common future is the…
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Opinion

Technology and the Challenge of Election Integrity, By Samson Itodo

...electoral technology can enhance and undermine electoral integrity, but electoral commissions must be conscious of its limitations and vulnerabilities. Electoral technology should complement existing traditional approaches rather seek to supplant existing methods. Technology is a means to an end and not an end in itself. Despite declines in political and…
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