Opinion

Nobel Peace Laureates’ Noble Visit To Bahrain, By Babafemi A. Badejo

It is not often that individuals so recognised for peace in the world find time to come together to share their experiences in the Arab world. So, it was great for Bahrainis to be exposed to ideas on making the world a better place with respect to peace. The opportunity…
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Africa and Its Fickle Vehicles for Power-Grab, By Kọle Ọmọtọṣọ

Political parties in Africa for now are short term conveniences when power is the objective, a ladder to use and throw away. So, can such parties create and guarantee democracy in African countries? The African National Congress (ANC), formed in 1912 by African intellectuals, traditional chiefs and leaders, as well…
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Opinion

Go On, Buhari, Be A Devil!, By Banji Ojewale

Would the rump of support Buhari now wields bring up new steam to repeat the winning ways of 2015 at next year’s poll? Compatriots interrogating the current happenings with these concerns think our beloved septuagenarian president hasn’t a dog’s chance of staging a comeback under those dreary circumstances. With the…
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Buhari’s Second Term Plot Worse Than Truncation of June 12, By SKC Ogbonnia

...Buhari’s bid for a second term in office at this stage of national development portends long-term consequences worse than the annulment of June 12 election of 1993 won by Abiola, an injustice the state under Buhari is trying so hard to atone for. The title of this statement is definitely…
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Opinion

The Way of Wakanda and the Great Black Hope, By Chris Ngwodo

Wakanda is a metaphor for black beauty, black pride and black power but the first two have been more attainable than the third principle. Themes of black beauty, black pride and negritude, all aimed at restoring the dignity of blackness, have lingered since the 1960s and endure in fashion, popular…
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Opinion

Language As Development: The Lagos Example, By Festus Adedayo

I see in the Ambode Yoruba language policy the ability to bring back to Yorubaland the profundity of the above regenerative path spearheaded by Awolowo. If implemented with the zeal and vigour that are beginning to be the byword of the Ambode government in Lagos, it will have a remarkable…
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