Opinion

What About the 2017 BRICS Summit?, By Rafiq Raji

It was its largest gathering yet, with non-BRICS countries like Guinea, Mexico, Egypt, Thailand, and Tajikistan in attendance as observers. Their presence was informed by a so-called “BRICS-plus” initiative proposed by China, which could see the current five-member group include more countries, although this was not formalised at the summit.…
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Opinion

Nigeria’s and the One China Policy, By Mohammed Jamu Yusuf

Nigeria should not allow Taiwan’s obstinacy to reintegrate fully into China to obliterate the many gains derivable from its excellent ties with China. On a lighter note, however, how would Nigeria feel if China attempts to recognise the defunct Biafra that pushed for secession in the late 60s? In January…
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Guest Columns

One China, One People, Under One Sun, By Owei Lakemfa

Taiwan needs to study history; Americans do not spill their blood defending another country’s interests; it needs to find out from the Ukrainians and the Georgians. Nigeria, the most populous Black country in the world, on January 11, in Abuja, sat with China, the most populous nation in the world,…
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Opinion

The Effect of Trump’s Proposed Tax Plan On Emerging Economies, By Eziukwu Princewill

With the continued call for America’s tax reform, it will be in the best interest of emerging economies to be prepared for the worst. Whether Trump or Clinton wins at the polls, this policy may be implemented anyway. With the report of China overtaking America as the World largest United…
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Opinion

Nigeria and the Metaphor of the Blackman’s Backwardness, By Ikechukwu Odigbo

Whether the black man is capable of the level of leadership involved in the building and running of a prosperous country where its citizens are able to realise themselves, still needs to be proved. Nigeria is a case in point. It was over meal and we began this dialectical dialogue…
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Opinion

Buhari’s Deadline and Future of Boko Haram, By Louis Okoroma

Nigerians should be confident that as long we remain vigilant and lend our best endeavours to a committed and sincere leader like President Muhammadu Buhari, no matter how many bombs Boko Haram explodes, the latter has no future in Nigeria. It is a matter of time before the group is…
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