Columns

Trump, Buhari and the Crude Art of Wobbling and Fumbling, By Okey Ndibe

As one well suspected, Mr. Buhari’s indefensible tardiness was a symptom of a broader crisis: an inability to articulate a vision for Nigeria. The obsession with blaming his government’s inertia on the tragic choices made by former President Goodluck Jonathan is no substitute for thoughtful governance. On November 8, 2016…
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Adeolu Ademoyo

Soyinka And Nigerian Trumpsters, By Adeolu Ademoyo

If the online community of Nigerian Trumpsters still does not see this implication of their attack on Soyinka, which shows their legitimising the allocation of moral and intellectual values to people based on looks and races, then it is indeed grim and frightful. It shows a lack of critical historical…
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Adeolu Ademoyo

Protecting the Bible and Defending Pope Francis Against Bigotry In America, By Adeolu Ademoyo

Christianity does not and cannot validate and normalise racism, bigotry, anti-Semitism, sexism, xenophobia, homophobia, even when some in the past and now who claim to be Christians have historically used the Christian faith and its institutions to entrench slavery, bigotry and racism in the United states of America. "The virus…
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Adeolu Ademoyo

How American Christianity Betrayed God In The American Election, By Adeolu Ademoyo

When we all – Native Americans, African Americans, Latino Americans, European Americans, Jewish Americans, Asian Americans etc - are in the bus on any of our Christian retreats, singing joyously about Christ salvation and our faith as a journey, can it really be said about us American Christians that “In…
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Opinion

Watch Out for Europe, Not Just Trump, By Owei Lakemfa

The first far-right president in Europe in recent times, following in the footsteps of the xenophobic, racist and anti-Muslim Trump, may emerge as early as December 4. World attention is focused on the tantrums of Donald Trump, the American president-elect. From his vow to get America out of the Trans-Pacific…
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Opinion

Ondo Elections, PDP and the Tragedy of Mofetoism, By Simbo Olorunfemi

The INEC plane is in full flight, other passengers have done their bit, already looking forward to the point of arrival. The seat-belt light is on, as the weather is stormy, as the pilot is doing his best to navigate at such altitude, thinking of even going higher, to avoid…
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Columns

Brexit, Trump: Africa and the Newly Re-Ordered World, By Majeed Dahiru

As the world begins to adjust to a newly re-ordered world, Africans cannot and should not continue to lament over the new realities confronting us. A re-ordered Pan-Africanism is nigh to effectively confront the enormous challenges that may predictably emerge from the current realities. The world is set to undergo…
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Opinion

Donald Trump, the United States and the World, By Akin Adesokan

So, courageous, progressive American patriots and their allies the world over, we are all in the same boat, although we took different paths to get here. Combine your resolve to fight Trump every inch, every second of his journey through the presidency with an awareness of the clear and present…
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Opinion

Buhari, Disconnect Between Politics, Policy and the Disruption Agenda, By Simbo Olorunfemi

Now, we are at a point where many yesterday’s believers are beginning to yawn in frustration, not knowing what to believe any longer. A reservoir of goodwill has been blown away on account of lethargy in balancing appropriate policy with the right politics. On account of this and reasons beyond…
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