Opinion

Africa Must Raise Taxes To Fight Climate Change Better, By Léonce Ndikumana

...there is an urgent need for developing countries to participate actively in the drafting of new tax standards. Africa is now the most vulnerable region to climate change, although it has only marginally contributed to it. It is time for the continent to make its voice heard to recover resources…
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Opinion

The Urgency of Saving Our Environment, By Ehireme Alexis Uddin

...we continue to see evidence, not only of the effects of changing climate patterns on the livelihood of millions of Nigerians, but its indication as being the primary cause of rising sea levels that increase the likelihood of floods. It’s clear, therefore, that we have a problem we are not…
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Opinion

Nigeria At 58: A Time To Reflect, By Ejeviome Eloho Otobo and Oseloka H. Obaze

...evidence abound of important policy measures that the federal government can take to stem the tide of violence, restore property rights, ensure But those potentials will not be realised unless and until policymakers are able to transcend the traditional binary parameters used to define national challenges and issues. Independence anniversaries…
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Opinion

Truly, Nigeria Has No Business With Climate Change, By ‘Tope Fasua

Going to a climate change conference is like a country without a local airline attending the conference on aeronautics and how to conquer planet Mars. If anything, let us find a way of building our manufacturing companies so that they too can pollute the air – not gas-flaring – so…
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Opinion

Should the G5 Sahel Include Algeria?, By Benteboula Mohamed-Salah

...in the long run, there is a growing awareness of the need to address the underlying causes of instability in the Sahel region, which are terrorism, underdevelopment, weak governance, and poverty, all of which are, at least in part, linked to climate change. The G5 Sahel guides the African Union…
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