Opinion

Re: ‘Why The Presidency Should Save PenCom From Politics’, By Olumide Bajulaiye

...it is safe to leave the legality of Amazu’s disengagement for the court to decide since the issues have been presented before it. However, it should be noted that the Pension Reform Act gives the president the power to remove any or all members of the PenCom executive management in…
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Opinion

Persecuting the Rohingya: the Case of Minority Groups Everywhere, By Afeso Albert Akanbi

It is time the world takes a step further from mere condemnation to actually taking a firm stand against persecution of any kind. The powerful nations of the free world should use their influence to insist on the freedom of life, speech, religion, and freedom for everyone, everywhere, especially in…
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Opinion

IPOB, the Nigerian Government and the Lessons Not Learnt, By ‘Tope Oriola

I am shocked and alarmed that once again the Nigerian government has learnt no lessons from both the past and the present. What is a “militant terrorist organisation”? When was the designation established? What are the parameters for the designation?... Does this designation apply to the Fulani herdsmen who have…
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Opinion

Still On Stand-up Comedy In the Church, By David Dimas

...churches should exercise great care and not allow the self-interested yearnings to become mega churches solely motivate their directions. Undoubtedly, humour has its place in the church, but while there are things you can joke about, there others that are best left on the altar of sanctity as a mark…
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Opinion

Bringing Out the Best In People – The Core of Leadership, By Taiwo Odukoya

Leaders, no matter how gifted, cannot singlehandedly solve the people’s problems. What they can do is empower the people by creating an enabling environment for them to be the best they can be, with incentives, rewards and recognition, for achieving results. As someone said, “A leader’s role is to raise…
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Opinion

IPOB, the Armed Forces and a Coup Against Civil Authorities, By Kennedy Emetulu

...this latest declaration of IPOB as a terrorist organisation may yet be the worst exhibition of illegality by the Armed Forces. They need to retrace their steps now for their own professional good. The Armed Forces remain one of the only remaining national institutions patriotic citizens look up to. Their…
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Opinion

IPOB: A Terrorist Organisation?, By Eze Onyekpere

Dear Mr. President, do not allow this crisis to degenerate, call back the soldiers; withdraw the declaration of IPOB as a terrorist organisation; give a sense of belonging to all Nigerians. Finally, call in good faith for a pan-Nigerian dialogue and settle the troubled waters of Nigeria by implementing the…
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