Opinion

Coping With Nigeria’s Youthful Population, By Mohammed Dahiru Aminu

...the world has changed significantly during the last several decades, which means that government’s strategic intent for coping with the problems of the youth, on the one hand, as well as the expectations from government on the part of the youth themselves, on the other hand, need some realignment. As…
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Columns

Mobile Phones, Internet and Jobs In Africa (4), By Rafiq Raji

...government policies should prioritise human capital and infrastructural development. Entrepreneurs should also be able to secure financing easily. These would only be possible if African governments create a conducive business environment in their respective jurisdictions. The job creation thesis of the internet rests on these foundations. On-the-ground AI Research To…
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Columns

The Day Of Arafah and Fasting It If Falls On A Saturday, By Murtadha Gusau

In the name of Allah, Most Merciful, Bestower of Mercy All praise is due to Allah, Lord of all creation. May Allah extol the mention of the Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him) in the highest company of Angels and may the peace and blessings of Allah be upon him,…
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Columns

Even With the Word “Revolution”; Protest Is Not Equal To Treason Or Terrorism, By Jibrin Ibrahim

The crimes of treason, treasonable felony and terrorism are serious offences and it is simply unacceptable to categorise simple protesters as people who have committed such crimes. In this case, protests against the worsening security situation in the be translated into serious crimes, even if the word "revolution" has been…
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Opinion

Sowore And Revolution: As Buhari Forgets Why And How He Became President, By SKC Ogbonnia

Rather than toe the path of violence or emulate Buhari’s incendiary style, Omoyele Sowore called for a peaceful revolution with the goal of awakening an unresponsive government towards change. Unfortunately, similar to the pattern under military dictatorship, the president ordered the arrest of Sowore, naively claiming that the word 'revolution'…
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Columns

Getting A Leg Up Through the Science of Learning, By Adetola Salau

Failure is a dirty word to most folks, but when it comes to the science of learning, research shows that failure is necessary. A recent study found that students behaved better in school and felt more assertive when they were told upfront that failure is a normal part of learning,…
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Opinion

Nigeria and Revolution Are Now Joined At the Hips, By ‘Tope Fasua

We cannot run away from it, because this revolution is us. It has conjoined with Nigeria, first at the hips and later, maybe at the brains and heart, as a result of decades of mismanagement, oppression and mindless rape of a beautiful nation. It is the revolution spirit that will…
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Opinion

Nigeria: Breeding Children of Anger Everyday, By Olabisi Deji-Folutile

As long as the law of sowing and reaping subsists, what we are currently witnessing in the country today in terms of security challenges will be child’s play in comparison to what lies ahead of us if we continue to breed these children of anger. The only escape route is…
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Columns

A Revolution Is Not a Wedding Party, By Majeed Dahiru

...the date for a revolution is not fixed and announced publicly, as one would do a wedding party. A revolution is a disruptively forceful, often violent, overthrow of an existing socio-political system by a popular uprising of disenchanted segments of the society, and not a merry-making event. August 5, 2019…
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