Columns

What Is the Worth of a Nigerian Migrant’s Life?, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

In case Nigerian public officials do not know, many of them are culpable for the death of these migrants. By their daily abdication of their responsibilities to take decisions in public interest, by filling their pockets at the expense of building the structures that could have kept the dead migrants…
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Columns

On Zimbabwe: Pro-Democracy, Or Pro-Coup?, By Uddin Ifeanyi

Despite the blowback, then, I do not think Mugabe’s Zimbabwe was a democracy. Thus, it failed the test implied in the argument that the worst kind of democracy is better than best type of military rule. For the point this argument makes is that military rule, authoritarian or dictatorial, robs…
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Opinion

The Life and Times of Bob Ogbuagu, By Orji Ogbonnaya Orji

...one way to immortalise Chief Bob Ogbuagu is to continue to promote, nurture and sustain the virtues of hard-work, love for man and country for which he lived, toiled and died. All roads lead to Umukabia, Umuahia, today, Saturday November 18, 2017 as Nigerians from far and near travel to…
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Opinion

His Type Is Rare: Dapo Oyekunle Olorunyomi @ 60, By Frederick Adetiba

...Uncle Dee has kept an open heart for mentoring hundreds of young people across the country. In a clime where there is a paucity of worthy mentors, my generation has been blessed to have Uncle Dee, a rare gem who believes so much in young people. He believes young people…
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Opinion

The Other Pension Bodies That Are Not Scandalised, By Eric Teniola

...there is the Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD), an agency under the Federal Ministry of Finance, established in August, 2013 to manage pensions under the Defined Benefit Scheme (DBS), for federal pensioners who retired on or before June 30, 2007 and did not transit to the new Contributory Pension Scheme…
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