Opinion

Federalism and the Challenge of National Development In Nigeria, By Kayode Oladele

...internal challenges are what drive the federal principle; and not the principle of sharing the national cake, which many have confused as amounting to the basis of federating. That is the missing link in the debate on federalism in Nigeria. True fiscal federalism is, in essence, a democratic demand and…
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Columns

Towards a Collective Legacy, By Taiwo Odukoya

The great victories of every epoch are not just individual feats, but collective achievements. Perhaps this is what Frantz Fanon understood when he said, “Every generation must, out of relative obscurity, discover its mission, fulfill it, or betray it.” And so while we typically ask the question of leaders, “What…
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Opinion

Leadership: Mustering the Resolve to Produce Great Achievements, By Taiwo Odukoya

...we can rally Nigerians around the common cause of peace and prosperity, and channel their resilience and creativity accordingly. This can only start with a firm resolve to tackle corruption and mediocrity in our society. As we encourage leaders to make this resolve, we encourage the followers to do the…
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Opinion

Onemanocracy: Government of One Man, By One Man, and For One Man, By Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Let’s take a trip to a very strange country, a way-out country faraway from Nigeria. You see, I am sick and tired of being sick and tired about writing only about Nigeria. So I am here undertaking a foreign trip to a land of magic not unlike Macondo, the setting…
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Leadership: An All Inclusive Affair, By Taiwo Odukoya

As Nigeria journeys along the desired path to growth and development, it is important that we keep in mind that nothing sustainable can be achieved if we insist on promoting parochial interests, be they religious, ethnic, class or cultural. The widespread distrust resulting from our differences has since been a…
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