Opinion

Nobel Peace Laureates’ Noble Visit To Bahrain, By Babafemi A. Badejo

It is not often that individuals so recognised for peace in the world find time to come together to share their experiences in the Arab world. So, it was great for Bahrainis to be exposed to ideas on making the world a better place with respect to peace. The opportunity…
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June 12: Buhari’s Progressive Act Vs. Nwabueze’s Retrogressive Legalism, By Ogaga Ifowodo

We need not go too far in search of Nwabueze’s true motive: Self-exculpation, a deep-seated animosity towards Abiola and perhaps the Yorubas generally as the primary dramatis personae of the election, as well as of President Buhari. His platitudinous praise of June 12 notwithstanding, Nwabueze was one of its most…
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Is Britain Nigeria’s Evil Stepmother?, By Femi Aribisala

Nigeria is neither a friend nor a foe of Britain. Both countries regard one another with a high degree of suspicion and mistrust. The relationship between Nigeria and Britain is highly conflicted. Nigeria was a British colony and a British creation. This would suggest the development of a cordial relationship…
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Opinion

On Silver Jubilee of June 12, Nigeria Needs a New Civic Coalition for Democracy By Chidi Odinkalu

In 1993, the inspiration for the political actors came from the resilience of civic actors, provided then by the Campaign for Democracy (CD). 19 years after the return to civil rule, such civic voices are once again needed to inspire another generation of political actors and citizens in joint enterprise.…
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Opinion

The South-East Needs a Show of Love, Not a Show of Force, By Majeed Dahiru

The more the president continues to ignore the genuine concerns of his administration’s marginalisation of those of South-Eastern origin, the further they are pressed away from Nigeria towards Nnamdi Kanu’s separatist agitations. To take the fire out of the raging flame of Nnamdi Kanu’s IPOB is to show love to…
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Time To Call South Africa To Order, By Nigeria Independence Group

To put a decisive halt to these attacks, the New Independence Group (NIG) believes that it is of utmost importance for the Nigerian government to become alive too to its responsibilities to Nigerians both at home and abroad. It must begin by recognising the office of the citizen as the…
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