Bámidélé Upfront

South-West Food Security: A Glance Backwards For The Future We Face, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

The time is now for the South-West states to embark on a set of common institutional and organisational strategies for transforming agriculture through policies and investments. We need a plan to prioritise the value chains in food and export commodities focusing on meat, dairy, poultry, apiculture and fisheries. It was…
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Bámidélé Upfront

Amotekun: On the Tripod Of Security, Sustainability and Competitiveness, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

Actions have consequences. Amotekun will have consequences. We have to work to make the consequences of establishing Amotekun positive. Deep thought should be given to the economic side of Amotekun. Amotekun should be seen as the precursor for an overall ideology that will drive the Yoruba to sustainable development and…
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Opinion

The Real Amotekun Is Yet Ahead, By Bunmi Makinwa

If there were any doubts in anyone’s mind, Amotekun has confirmed that Nigeria’s security situation is broken and needs In a country where the president is all-powerful and his voice can direct and influence thoughts and conclusions, the perpetual withdrawal and silence of Buhari leaves serious issues Silence has become…
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Opinion

Amotekun and the Delusionary Cowardice of the Yoruba, By Oluwadele Bolutife

The message of Amotekun from the epistemological perspective is a resonance that because we as a people abhor conflicts because of our historical antecedents should no longer be judged to be an act of cowardice. If indeed you believe we are what you labeled us to be, why the unnecessary…
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Opinion

Amotekun and the Emerging Dimensions of Bigotry, By Simbo Olorunfemi

It is sad that a group that not only prides itself as cosmopolitan, but acknowledged by others as one, is unwittingly being forced down the alley of provincialism and bigotry by fringe elements nursing pain that is largely personal to them, latching on to an initiative beyond their narrow agenda…
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