Columns

The Mediterranean Crossing And The “Hammer” Culture, By Uddin Ifeanyi

...looking at the Nigerian state, it becomes obvious that we may be organised around the concept of “hammering” far more than we are willing to accept. Whether it’s the popular injunction to “wait for your turn”, or the saw about “all of us being thieves, except the ones unlucky to…
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Columns

Naming and Shaming Those Who Destroyed Libya, By Owei Lakemfa

Perhaps the unkindest cut came from the Russia federation known to have had good relations with Libya. It was expected to veto the invasion, more so with the experience in Iraq which turned that country into a basket case and destabilised the region. But Russian representative, Vitaly from the vote…
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Opinion

Europe Could Do More for Africa, By Rafiq Raji

There is a consensus, at least, that aid is not the solution. Better trade, could be, though. In this regard, the EU could be more forthcoming. Its Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) with African countries are controversial. Some African countries have reservations about them; Nigeria, for instance. And there are quite…
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