Opinion

Whither the New Asiwajus? – Nigerian Politics Post-2019 Elections, By Abimbola Agboluaje

It isn’t certain that any of the alternative politicians who commit to building a viable third party would one day emerge president. What is certain is that by slowly transforming Nigerian politics, forcing Nigerian traditional political parties to compete on ideas and policy, even stealing some of their proposals, they…
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Opinion

Professor Tunji Olaopa: Broadening the Career Paths To the Academy, By Toyin Falola

To ensure that graduates find their professional niche early, we need to work towards an academic workforce that is equipped with knowledge of the latest technologies and professional practice. It is time to embrace the advantages of professors from the workplace, men and women like Tunji Olaopa, Pat Utomi, Odia…
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Opinion

IBB, OBJ, NIM and 2019: Agbakoba Confronts Nigeria’s Agbako, By Omotayo Ken Suleiman

There is work to be done. And perhaps, this National Intervention Movement, with its rather undramatic entrance, may yet be that one clarion call. Agbakoba's tenacity over these many years and the rigorous integrity of the co-conveners' life journeys so far, hopefully tell us that they can help shift Now…
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Opinion

Pat Utomi and the Leadership Project In Nigeria, By Tunji Olaopa

He belongs to the corps of a few critical intellectuals committed to what I have called “empathetic scholarship” who remain committed to the Nigerian project, no matter When he writes, we all pause to listen and ponder his consistent reflections on the Nigerian Many would have thought and indeed asked…
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Opinion

Matthew Hassan Kukah And His Brand of Politics: Towards Nigeria Finding Its Soul, By Iheanyi Enwerem

do not take away Bishop Kukah's outspokenness and brand of political activism; but in whose ultimate interest? We ask this question because Kukah has been heard speaking in favour of church leaders distancing themselves from the corridors of power, believing that "we cannot speak the truth to power" or "hear…
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Guest Columns

Removing Nigeria’s Fuel Subsidy Is A Lame Excuse, By SKC Ogbonnia

...there is hardly any such thing as a perfect or an ironclad policy. The fuel subsidy policy can always be restructured to reflect current conditions, including crude oil as well as pump prices. Besides, which of the various policies in any sector of the Nigerian economy has actually worked as…
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