Columns

Could We Reform The Retail End Of The Power Sector?, By Uddin Ifeanyi

It would matter a lot what financial engineering schemes would be included in the reforms to address this problem — short of declaring the distribution companies bankrupt and inviting new bids for their asset. But by far the most important aspect of any reform to the sector, given its impact…
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Opinion

Pius Adesanmi: An Uncommon Star In the Firmament of God’s Creation, By Olumuyiwa Balogun-Adesanmi

Pius Adebola Adesanmi, the whole family misses you. I miss you. I miss your laughter, ebullience, reassuring presence as well as the effervescence and incandescence of your person. ‘Bola, you were an uncommon star in the firmament of God’s creation. Oko mi, sun re o (sleep well, my husband). I…
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Opinion

Things I Couldn’t Say At Pius Adesanmi’s Candlelight Vigil, By ‘Tope Fasua

I am glad to have known such a warrior up close; one of the greatest Generals, not in the Nigerian military service, but in the Nigerian emancipation revolutionary force, with purview for all black people, all minorities, all vulnerable people, and all humanity at large. Pius himself knew who he…
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Opinion

Finding Meaning In Pius Adesanmi’s Self-Prophesied Death, By Ogaga Ifowodo

Our only solace is that Adesanmi’s life underlines the saying, “It is not how long but how well.”... Since he achieved under five decades what many can never hope for living the fullness of their lives, who would not sing for Adesanmi? Why shouldn’t we pause from our mourning cry…
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Columns

An Adiye Irana For Pius Adesanmi, By Festus Adedayo

He is an ecumenical spirit which can never die. The global celebration of his brief life is a confirmation of the wisdom in Yoruba traditional African philosophy, which celebrates a man who dies young, rather than one who dies at old age without affecting humanity. Like Western philosophers, theologians, necromancers,…
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Article of Faith

Jesus Will Save All Believers and Unbelievers (2), By Femi Aribisala

The fact that all men will be saved does not mean all men will escape punishment. Peter says some of the writings of Paul are hard to understand and “untaught and unstable people” twist them to their own destruction. (2 Peter 3:16). What is he referring to here? Paul says…
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Columns

Ethiopian Airline Flight ET 302: When Stars Went Down At Sunrise, By Owei Lakemfa

This tragedy is global and the issue now is not who to blame, but to understand why and how the crash occurred and how to get past what at first glance, seems a failed wrestle between man and computer. Nigerian intellectual star, Pius Adesanmi, shone brightly across the globe. The…
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Opinion

From Watchdog To Lapdog?: The Nuisance of Media Awards, By Ugoji Egbujo

The awards by media houses should serve nation building. The awards must not become sources of moral confusion. The awards must be preserved. But they are dying. Those who compulsively issue awards to politicians annually are killing the awards. And they are dismantling the nation. The awards should be given…
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Opinion

Kwara After O To Ge: APC, Abdul-Razaq and Burdens of Transformation, By Omotayo Suleiman

As the 'O To Ge' caravan gets ready for city-wide victory dances, in the euphoria of a long anticipated triumph, the enormity of the tasks ahead and the deep leadership imperatives that come to the fore, must necessarily occupy the thoughts of key leaders. Ululations are in order. Never has…
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