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Ebeneezer Obadare

Bring Back our Girls, and Yet, Keep Our Gays in the Closet? By Ebenezer Obadare

The public reaction to the enactment of the Same Sex (Marriage) Prohibition Act in January this year and the ongoing campaign to liberate a group of abducted girls from the clutches of the Boko Haram insurgents are a study in contrasts, and fruitful for a tentative exploration of the contradictions…
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Opinion

Chibok Girls and the Rise of Civic Consciousness, By Jibrin Ibrahim

The Abuja #BringBackOurGirls Movement concluded its Rally on the 30th Day after the abduction of the Chibok girls at 12:30 this morning. We are now in the second month and our government and our armed forces have still not brought our girls back. And this is the point about our…
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Opinion

#BringBackOurGirls! And Awareness In The Age Of New Media, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

#BringBackOurGirls! A hashtag created by a concerned lawyer changed it all. It gave hapless Nigerians a breakthrough moment to reach millions all over the world. To tell the story of terror, inept leadership and the threat of a failing state with a humongous population that is capable of bringing untold…
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Opinion

What Do APC, Nigerian Leaders Stand For? By Okey Ndibe

The All Progressives Congress (APC) is now frequently called Nigeria’s main opposition party or group. Which designation raises the question: what exactly does the APC stand for? Or—a different question: In what significant ways does the APC represent an alternative vision for Nigerians? To the first question, my honest answer…
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