Opinion

The North-East and Ogoniland: a Tale of One Nigeria?, By Saatah Nubari

The Niger Delta, Nigeria’s very own heavily populated Chernobyl, felicitates with the people of the North-East, Nigeria’s very own Baghdad. Maybe succour will come to the Delta too since it is One Nigeria, or maybe it is a every-man-for-himself Nigeria. Whichever way, we are diligently taking notes. It has been…
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Guest Columns

The Politics of Bombings and Airstrikes, By Owei Lakemfa

While the ‘international community’ tolerates airstrikes against civilian areas in Mosul, it has severely attacked Russia for carrying out Mosul-like airstrikes in Aleppo. Airstrikes, the pounding of the ground by powerful bombs raining from the skies, are on-going in three countries of the Middle East. Although the targets and victims…
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Columns

Empire or Little England? Brexit Breaks the Myth of Globalisation, By Ogaga Ifowodo

The corrosive effects of Brexit are all too disturbingly clear. Farage is right: a new dawn is breaking on the world, but, it seems, of rabid nationalism, falling just short of fascism. Poor countries like ours must do all they can to stop their people from fleeing hunger, insecurity and…
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Opinion

UK Brexit Vote As Biggest Political Misjudgement In Recent History, By Oliver Owen

In the coming months and year, all of the skills of the UK’s dedicated civil servants will be needed to craft a solution which gives the British people what they need, rather than the inchoate and emotive situation they have demanded. Perhaps it will even be good if the period…
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