Opinion

Who Is Afraid of Historical Reckoning?, By Moses E. Ochonu

#BlackLivesMatter has opened the floodgates. It should not end in America. It should travel to Europe, Australia, Asia, and Africa. This wave of uncomfortable historical conversations should especially travel to Nigeria, which is a minefield of many unresolved historical questions. These questions have for far too long been denied or…
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Opinion

African History As Tradition: Chris Ogbogbo and the Quest for Nigeria’s Future, By Toyin Falola

...Ogbogbo has won an important battle on our behalf. When our children return to school this September, they will find that history is returning to our curriculum. After more than 30 years, they will resume the acquisition of knowledge that powerful people wanted to hide. That is a reason to…
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Opinion

Where Are Nigeria’s Sociologists?, By ‘Tope Fasua

A proper understanding and deployment of sociological knowledge and skills at the topmost level of our governments today could really help, beyond merely acquiring guns to take to zones where misunderstandings have now led to the breakdown of peace and order. Most of Nigeria’s problems are telling us to wake…
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