Columns

Insult As Treason and Other Nigerian Idi Amin Dada Stories, By Festus Adedayo

If one may ask, since when did it become a crime or an offence to insult a holder of political office?.. To charge three Nigerian citizens for breach of the provisions of Cyber Crime Act, simply because they told Buhari and Masari that their alleged acts of not taking care of…
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Guest Columns

Can An Illiberal Political Class Usher In A Social Democracy?, By Dapo Olorunyomi

The puzzle that elects itself for insight now is what resources are available to the Nigerian political class in its current preparedness to execute a democratic project? Talking then of insights, the bottom-line Nigerian condition, ultimately boils down to the question of whether an illiberal political class can even usher…
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Opinion

Anti-Corruption Struggle: Oby Ezekwesili and Half-Baked Nigerian Journalists, By Bayo Oluwasanmi

At J-School Temple University, we were taught that journalism take different forms. Straight news and feature articles, in which reporters seek out and present different points of view so readers can weigh the evidence and decide for themselves how they feel. Opinion, in which editorial writers and columnists present arguments…
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Opinion

Why I’m Against Femi Adesina’s Appointment, By Jafaar Jafaar

Let me state clearly that I do not support the idea of appointing the editor-in-chief of The Sun Newspapers, Femi Adesina as Buhari's spokesman. I have nothing personal against Mr. Adesina but I believe his appointment would breed peer enmity and transfer of anger. Adesina is the man who authorised…
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