Opinion

Africa: A Voice To Be Heard, Not A Problem To Be Solved, By Abiodun Alao

I believe the spirit of King’s College London is upon us because it has anointed us to preach a strong message to the world; to contribute to the healing of broken views about Africa; to preach deliverance to those held captive in erroneous beliefs about the continent; and in the…
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Columns

Why Muhammadu Buhari Does Not Belong In Our Future, By Olúfémi Táíwò

I recently had a phone conversation with a dear compatriot who just shared with me a desire to support Muhammadu Buhari for president, come 2015 elections. The conversation we had convinced me to put down these thoughts that have been with me for quite some time now. Let me start…
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Columns

It is Time To Arrest and Prosecute T.B. Joshua, By Olufemi Taiwo, Ebenezer Obadare, Akin Adesokan, Wale Adebanwi, Tejumola Olaniyan

It is time the authorities in Nigeria did the right thing and arrest Mr. Temitope Balogun Joshua, the self-styled General Overseer of The Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN). Here is why: On Friday, September 12, 2014, a guest hostel located within the premises of Mr. Joshua’s sprawling church at…
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Issues of the Day

Time To Retire The Africa Progress Panel, By Olufemi Taiwo

The latest, 2013, edition of the Africa Progress Report has just been released by the Africa Progress Panel whose membership includes Olusegun Obasanjo, Nigeria’s former president, and is headed by Kofi Annan, the former Secretary General of the United Nations. Intense media attention has focused on the report’s lament that…
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