Opinion

Mohammed bin Salman: Portrait of a Ruthless Crown Prince, By Osmund Agbo

It’s true that power corrupts but the good news is that even absolute power doesn’t lasts forever. The oil price war with Russia might have turned out to be his Achilles heel. The needless war is starting to hit the American oil industry pretty hard and with Trump’s re-election on…
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Opinion

Building A Coalition For Media Freedom, By Jeremy Hunt

...we must promote a free media not solely for practical reasons but because it’s what we stand for. Democracy and freedom of expression mean nothing unless independent journalists are able to scrutinise the powerful – and discover the stubborn facts – however inconvenient this might sometimes be for the politicians…
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Columns

When the Chosen Engage In Criminality, They Remain Criminals, By Owei Lakemfa

When the ordained, the chosen, the religious, carry out murder for any reason or their deliberate acts lead to loss of lives, they remain answerable for their crimes, at least here on earth. There is a convergence point for people who are ordained and the acts they carry out. However,…
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Columns

The Saudi Monarchy Needs Evaluation, By Owei Lakemfa

Doubtlessly, finding the Saudi monarchy liable of kidnapping and eliminating Khashoggi is based on circumstantial evidence, but they are weighty and overwhelming enough for the pronouncement of guilt. Also, the sordid record of the kingdom in executing similar brazen criminal acts makes reasonable human beings pose the rhetorical question: If…
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