Opinion

Notes on Leftist Politics In Nigeria, By Edwin Madunagu

...it is necessary to place a theme like “The relevance of Karl Marx today” in the agenda of the conference. This is not because it is logically expected but because the current calamities, monstrosities and historical retreats in Nigeria — of which we are all living witnesses — clearly appear…
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Columns

Centenary of the Bolshevik Revolution: They Changed The World, By Owei Lakemfa

One of the greatest contributions of the USSR to humanity was that it stopped the march of Nazi Germany and reversed its victories; but this came at a cost of over 20 million lives. Also, it demystified governance, and taught the poor, especially workers and farmers that they too can…
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Opinion

Saraki’s Farcical Coup of July 4th, By Chido Onumah and Godwin Onyeacholem

By their coup of July 4th, Saraki and his gang of pseudo-democrats are inviting a coup. Except that this time, the coup will be by the mass of our people, a popular revolutionary uprising, and the consequences are better imagined! In reviewing the farcical coup—orchestrated by the president of the…
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Opinion

Biodun Jeyifo: Denizen of the Fourth Stage, By Odia Ofeimun

Biodun Jeyifo, our , is bracketed in popular memory as the once and future Marxist interpreter and assessor of Soyinka’s hegemonic animism and of African literature and society who will not ignore the "tumult of rainstorm, thunder and lightning totally out of season" as "a passage rite preternaturally appropriate to…
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Columns

Entrepreneurs and Philosopher Kings for Africapitalism, By Jibrin Ibrahim

The reality of capitalism is that the capitalists looks for the biggest profit and if it comes from governmental corruption, that is where they will be rather than in agriculture and other productive strategic sectors. Immanuel Wallenstein reminds us that the bourgeoisie has no developmentalist mission and more often than…
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