Opinion

Dapo Olorunyomi As Citizen and Soldier In the Everyday Struggle To Save Nigeria, By Ogaga Ifowodo

Let me begin with reflections on a poem. As I gathered my thoughts for this piece, it kept echoing in mind, evoked, I think, by the brutal realities of the epoch of which our subject is an acclaimed hero: Wole Soyinka’s “Civilian and Soldier.” Bear with me for a moment…
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Opinion

The Imperative of “People’s Manifesto”, By Edwin Madunagu

The central message of the “people’s manifesto” at this point in history should be that the various negative and undesirable aspects of Nigeria’s current reality — as partially sketched above — can be arrested and reversed by the efforts of the Nigerian masses acting directly (that is, spontaneously), and as…
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Columns

The Dekulakisation of the Nigerian Economy, By Uddin Ifeanyi

Put simply, under the incumbent administration, the odds of economic reforms being implemented that lift significant numbers of our poor out of poverty as did Deng Xiaoping's 1978 reforms in China are considerably shorter than the chances of policies of dekulakisation that were implemented under Chairman Mao in the forty…
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Opinion

Those With Glass Jaws Shouldn’t Throw Punches, By Paul Ibe 

It is pulsating trying to ascribe any intelligent reason to why the chief spokesman to  Muhammadu Buhari had penned a misleading account of the last presidential election in the country. But it wasn't all together a bad idea. If anything, Femi Adesina gave a literary expression to how jolt to…
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