Opinion

Jerusalem: Let Justice Roll Down Like Waters, By Owei Lakemfa

...the contention about Jerusalem is not religious; it is politics; yet humanity has the unique opportunity of turning the city into a centre of unity. That is why we all need to stand for What is needed in Jerusalem is basically justice. Like the Prophet Amos demanded: “Let justice roll…
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Columns

2017: Unforgettable Moments of Bizarre Leadership, By Azu Ishiekwene

Perhaps the real disappointment for me is that in a year when the video of Bukar Abba Ibrahim having a threesome proved the prowess of the 67-year-old senator and former governor beyond a doubt, Okorocha appointed a commissioner with far less requisite experience for his new Happiness ministry. Isn’t there…
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Opinion

OOTC: Will the Third Party Candidates Please Stand Up?, By Chude Jideonwo

There is a place for third party candidates in Nigeria. But the space only exists for serious minded third party candidates. They call for the serious minded, with serious minded capacity, and an actual game plan for capturing electoral victory. Nigerians talk a good game about third party candidacies, especially…
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Opinion

Nigeria Should Approach Trump From a Position of Strength, By SKC Ogbonnia

The name of the game is a new Nigerian independence. It entails maximising the abundant resources within our local environment for the public good, and promoting local goods. The rebirth also calls for Nigeria to lead Africa to solemnly demand a slot in the UN Security Council or else explore…
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Adeolu Ademoyo

How Trump’s Traffic In Fake News Helped And Caught Up With Him, By Adeolu Ademoyo

...Congressman John Lewis’ claim that he did not believe that Donald Trump was legitimately elected, shows how Trump’s traffic in fake news as the modus operandi of his campaign of hate, racism, sexism, xenophobia, homophobia and bigotry caught up with him, for if his election was partly driven and founded…
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Opinion

The Dangers of Exclusion: Lessons for Africa from Brexit and the US Elections, By ‘Dapo Oyewole

...in the shadow of ‘Brexit’, the rise of Trump and based on lessons from its own history, Africa has a chance to avert the dangers that come with economic and political exclusion. It can do so by opening up more political space to marginalised groups and spreading the dividends of…
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