Columns

Nigeria at 54: Seeking an Illusive Future, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Last week, we celebrated our 54th independence anniversary. Did I say celebrate. Well, at least the President did cut an anniversary cake in his sitting room and his ministers went there to great him. This is the fourth year that the Federal Government has not had the audacity to properly…
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Femi Fani-Kayode

Boko Haram: What I would do in fighting the good fight if I were President, By Femi Fani-Kayode

Blessed be the name of the Most High God, the God whose I am and the God whom I serve. Blessed be His holy name forever. I thank the presiding Bishop of this great Church for honouring me in this way and giving me the opportunity to share a few…
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Guest Columns

Reflections on Independence and Presidential Silences, By Yinka Tella

On Saturday, May 17 on this same hallowed grounds, the Coalition of Concerned Nigerians in South Florida (CONSFLO) organized a rally christened #MiamiDemandsOurGirlsBackNow as part of the worldwide #BringBackOurGirls movement in support of the 276 plus girls who were kidnapped by terrorists in Borno State, Nigeria on April 15, 2014.…
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Guest Columns

Belgian embassy, please release my passport, By Adebayo Waidi

Till present, I have really had no cause to travel beyond the African continent but the prospect of a seven months leadership training course in Systemic Change that involved online lectures and three physical meets including one in Brussels, Belgium was a game changer. After the application and selection period…
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Friday Sermon

[Friday Sermon] Taking care of women and parents as role model, By Imam Murtada Gusau

First Sermon: In the name of Allah, the compassionate, the merciful All praise is due to Allah as is befitting to Him. I bear witness that there is no deity save Allah, having no partners and any associates and that Muhammad is His servant and Messenger. May the peace and…
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