Columns

Karma and the Parable of ‘Filadefia’, By Louis Odion

...nonetheless, it is impossible to deny the shadow of Karma now engulfing Okorocha. Some eight years ago, he too barely waited for then Governor Ikedi Ohakim to write his hand-over notes before bombarding banks with letters from the “Office of the Governor-Elect” to dishonour cheques presented by the Government House…
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Columns

Nigeria Decides 2019: A Post-election Note (2), By Rafiq Raji

Since it is highly unlikely Mr. Abubakar would prevail in court, his primary object in taking legal action should be the improvement of our democracy. It could be hoped that the process would reveal certain irregularities and mis-steps that could, in the aftermath of his legal action, be corrected by…
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Columns

Day Ibikunle Amosun Met Sango At Koso, By Festus Adedayo

...a leader, upon assuming political leadership, should first make a list of his personal foibles and monitor them, lest they drag him to the crucifix. Amosun didn’t tame nor monitor his Sango-like temper, his arrogance of power and disdain for the other person - a triad of foibles that dragged…
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Opinion

RSS Sagamu: Supporting Education Beyond the Partisan Cause, By Adeolu Oyekan

The denial of the use of the school premises, stoppage of the commissioning of the games court, as well as the prevention of its use by students of the school is a misuse of excessive powers. Partisan politics should not make it too difficult for old boys and girls, now…
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Democracy and Governance

New Media and Ideas for Socio-Political Change, By Sylvester Odion Akhaine

Ideas for Socio-political Change deals with an array of issues in the form of conversation and commentaries in the new media, especially the social hubs such as Facebook, Twitter, etc. Apart from the copy and paste entries, the quickness of exchange hardly permits elaborate linear engagement other than chats between…
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