Opinion

Buhari and the Birth of the Far Right In Nigeria, By Majeed Dahiru

Far right leaders often leave their nations divided. Their style of leadership often leads to the hardening of extreme positions by all conflicting groups, with those feeling marginalised and unprotected resorting to Buhari’s inaction have emboldened killer herdsmen to continue their murderous activities throughout Central and Southern Nigeria. We are…
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Opinion

Watch Out for Europe, Not Just Trump, By Owei Lakemfa

The first far-right president in Europe in recent times, following in the footsteps of the xenophobic, racist and anti-Muslim Trump, may emerge as early as December 4. World attention is focused on the tantrums of Donald Trump, the American president-elect. From his vow to get America out of the Trans-Pacific…
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Columns

Empire or Little England? Brexit Breaks the Myth of Globalisation, By Ogaga Ifowodo

The corrosive effects of Brexit are all too disturbingly clear. Farage is right: a new dawn is breaking on the world, but, it seems, of rabid nationalism, falling just short of fascism. Poor countries like ours must do all they can to stop their people from fleeing hunger, insecurity and…
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