Columns

Valentine In the Age of ‘Digisexuals’, By Louis Odion

A machine is certainly incapable of compassion without which life is misery. Robots imply the freezing of human labour in the production process. "Digisexuals" will also mean filling homes with zombies and draining the community of humanity. The more romance gets automated, the lonelier life then becomes. The joke, as…
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Columns

2018 and the Return of Politics, By Jibrin Ibrahim

As the political class accelerates its activities in the coming weeks and months, the Nigerian voter is clearly in a painful process of decision-making. The Buhari administration has not delivered sufficiently on their promise of improved security, more jobs and a successful war against corruption. They would therefore have great…
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Opinion

Buhari’s Speech: Changing the Sitting Order In a Stuck Titanic?, By Louis Odion

Overall, it is reassuring to hear Buhari speaking firmly, restating his promise to decisively tackle merchants of hate, kidnappers and "farmers versus herdsmen clashes" (sic). But the president needs to understand that these are only symptoms of deep structural defects long detected in the federal union. What remains is to…
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