Opinion

Gani Fawehinmi: Defiance As A Cause, By Lanre Arogundade and Hassan Soweto

In examining the situation of Nigeria, ten years after his demise, it is understandable if vast sections of Nigerian masses continue to wish that Gani was still alive to lead the battles for the social, economic and political advancement of the country. To say that things have turned worse since…
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Columns

2019: The Illusion of Oby and Other Rookies, By Louis Odion

Given the referenced institutional barrier, one therefore shares the view that it would perhaps have been more prudent if folks like Oby had chosen to fish in little political rivers with better prospects of victory, rather than spreading their scant net too thin in the vast ocean without much hope.…
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Opinion

Gani Fawehinmi: A Fitting Recognition for a Legal Collosus and Democracy Advocate, By Uba Sani

The "Senior Advocate of the Masses", as he was fondly called, redefined legal advocacy in Nigeria. He clearly showed that with sheer determination, creativity and consistency, the law can effectively be deployed as a tool for socio-economic and political engineering. I received with joy the unexpected news of the posthumous…
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Opinion

Adebayo Faleti: the Portrait of a Cultural Connoisseur, By Tunji Olaopa

As a cultural icon in the South-West of Nigeria, Alagba Adebayo Faleti speaks to an urgent necessity of inculcating the demands of cultural innovation and experience into national planning. Culture plays a significant role in many nations of the world. Take India for instance. And Faleti was a quiet reminder…
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Opinion

Saluting Bene Madunagu at 70, By Edwin Madunagu

...three integral attributes of the relationship between Bene and myself: compatibility, complementarity and love. The first two attributes are necessary – and, indeed, irreducible - for a cell in a revolutionary movement. But a revolutionary cell which, in addition, is endowed with internal love has an added advantage of high…
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