Adeolu Ademoyo

Ebola Discourse, Global Racism And WEB Du Bois, By Adeolu Ademoyo

“The Problem of the 20th Century is the Problem of the Color line.”   WEB Du Bois. The incidence of Ebola in different parts of the world has produced a new social health discourse. Let us call this the “Ebola-Discourse”. This “Ebola-Discourse” is characterized mainly by knee jack responses, unconscious and…
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Guest Columns

PASSAGE: Prof. Idorenyin Akpan: The Teacher Who Came, Who Saw, And Conquered

The story of Professor Idorenyin Akpan began at the tiny village of Obotme in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.  He was the third son of Chief Udoesen Akpan and born on 21 December 1968. Idy as he was fondly called by his many friends and admirers was a special child.  He…
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Remembering Herbert Macaulay, Civil Engineer, By Akin Adesokan

In early 1914, during the amalgamation of the Northern and Southern protectorates of Nigeria, Herbert Macaulay, the acclaimed father of Nigerian nationalism who was born this month in Lagos 150 years ago, was in prison. The case that led to his conviction bore no direct connection to his political activism,…
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A Government Turned Deaf To Itself, By Eric Teniola

The greatest pickle or predicament that this country faces from time to time is the inability of government to listen to itself. A greater percentage of our problems should have been deciphered by now, if only the government has listened to itself. Let’s take two issues, the recent National Conference…
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Guest Columns

PERSONAL FINANCE: Practical Tips To Free Your Money For Savings, Investment, By Kenneth Doghuje

“I can barely survive on what I earn,” “I have no money to save or invest,” are two of the most common excuses people make when it comes to building wealth. They earn so little compared to their expenses that before the month ends, they are already broke and in…
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Columns

“Have you write your name?” or the Death of English in Nigeria, By Ogaga Ifowodo

I exaggerate, of course. All the languages of the world will have died before English dies in Nigeria. And of all the languages threatened by extinction, English is hardly one, many thanks to the extraordinary success of England in colonising nearly two-thirds of the world before the sun did finally…
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Template For A Popular Counter- Insurgency Campaign, By Uhuru Kenyatta

We are here to begin a critical conversation on the identification, articulation and pursuit of Kenya’s national security interests. There is no higher calling or responsibility that exists for us as the top public servants than to lead efforts to secure our people’s lives, property, the country’s territorial integrity, and…
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