Opinion

History Through The Headlines (6), By Muni King-Keazor and Ed Emeka Keazor

The proposal for an amalgamation had first been decided in 1898 by the Niger Committee, established by the office of the Under-Secretary for the Colonies, and the exact timetable for this was subsequently laid by the department. Frederick Lugard was later to be entrusted with responsibility for its final implementation…
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Columns

Boycotting the Killers’ Bloody Beef In Kumuyi’s Cow Country, By Festus Adedayo

As rational beings, let us lift the veil and go beyond the veneer of Buhari’s June 12 day as Democracy Day. When you now situate this side by side Kumuyi’s doggerel, you will see that all that Nigerian leaders and their episcopal accomplices want is a cowed country or a…
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Guest Columns

Of Five Percent Bargain-hunters and the London Opera, By Louis Odion

...what the Information minister should be telling us at this hour - almost half time of the Buhari administration - is what concrete steps are being taken to draft an executive bill to be sent to the legislature for a law to back and institutionalise the policy. Half a century…
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Opinion

January 15: Where We Came From, By Reuben Abati

“There was once a country,” Achebe said. But unfortunately, there is still no nation, no freedom from fear, oppression, erosion of democratic norms of fair play, distrust of the political elite, rising expectations, corruption, inefficiency, incompetence, vengeance and blood-letting. May be economic prosperity and justice for all is the answer.…
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