Opinion

Pan-Africanism: 120 Years After the First PAC, By Adeoye O. Akinola

Today, greed, nepotism, and extreme nationalism have replaced this collective dedication. Where is Africa heading? Why are the enviable African humanist principles – such as Ubuntu of South Africa, Ujamaa of Tanzania, and Omoluabi of Nigeria – no longer a guarantee for peaceful co-existence? Indeed, the anniversary reveals how far…
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Columns

The Nelson Mandela-Buhari Phenomenon, By Owei Lakemfa

Just as Mandela and his generation gave way to the younger generation in order to let South Africa move forward, so also does the Buhari, Obasanjo, Ibrahim Babangida and Abubakar Atiku generation need to quit the stage and let Nigeria progress. South Africa and Nigeria are Africa’s biggest economies and…
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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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Opinion

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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Opinion

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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