Guest Columns

Between ‘Dividers-In-Chief’ and Dividers-In-Law, By Wole Soyinka

Only then shall we uncover who are the real Dividers-in-Chief? If individual voices rankle, then perhaps it is time to convoke a Nation Survival Conference. Let all sections and group interests place their cards on the table and starkly articulate what we all know and endure on a daily basis,…
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A Reverie With George Orwell: Of Tai Solarin, Mailafia and Lai Mohammed, By Festus Adedayo

No matter the attempt by Mohammed and his coronet tyrants to criminalise free speech in Nigeria and DSS’ move to Solarinise Mailafia and the few voices of dissent against the swift slide of affairs in Nigeria, I again submitted to old George, these will fail. Any student of autocratic rule…
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2019: The Campaigns Have Begun, So What’s On Offer?, By Jibrin Ibrahim

My dear five friends, and the 54 other presidential candidates, I encourage you to set new standards in political campaigning in our dear country. Please engage Nigerians on issues-based campaigning on our key problems – insecurity, unemployment, poor health facilities, water and sanitation, ethnic and religious bigotry, etc. Make clear…
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