Opinion

Seduced By Error: Is Nigeria Contending With Policy Somersault?, By Justine John Dyikuk

Concerned pundits should ask: Is Nigeria contending with the right policy framework or are we heading towards a policy free-fall?... To every onlooker, unpopular policies are a recipe for disaster. To manage the nation’s fragile peace, our legislators ought to demonstrate that they have been sent to represent the masses…
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Columns

Palestine: The Human Race, Animal Race and Rat Race, By Owei Lakemfa

...in this age, when many take basic human rights for granted, in the case of the Palestinians, Israel violates ALL the 30 Articles of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights passed 71 years ago. This includes the building of physical and mental walls; mass imprisonment; discrimination; torture; cruel,…
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Columns

Venezuela: Those Chased By the Gods Should Not Tire, By Owei Lakemfa

Venezuela is being pushed towards anarchism. Through the use of sanctions, its populace is being forced to surrender. But the powerful will not always be victorious. Africans counsel that those being chased by the gods should not give up, but continue running because just as humans tire, so do the…
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Columns

Minimum Wage and Maximum Politics, By Owei Lakemfa

I foresee a lot of battles ahead, especially after the Ama-Pepple Committee handling the current wage negotiations might have submitted its report. These battles would be avoidable and unnecessary, but I do not see workers getting justice from the public and private sector employers who may be reluctant to implement…
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Opinion

Aligning Organisation With Programme In Leftist Politics, By Edwin Madunagu

...the Left may need to re-possess and then revise, thus recreating, their inherited theory of organisation called democratic centralism. With the internet and the social media creatively employed the new leap could be a double or triple one! One major problem limiting the national effectiveness and impact of the Nigerian…
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Opinion

Further Notes On People’s Manifesto In Nigeria, By Edwin Madunagu

The people’s manifesto should be a manifesto of struggle. In this sense it should be aimed at achieving or creating the conditions for achieving three minimum objectives within a specified period. The first objective is to concretely ameliorate the harsh material lives of the popular masses and the conditions under…
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