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Columns

Anthony Anenih: A Personal and Political Portrait, By Reuben Abati

We commiserate with the people of Edo State on the passage of their illustrious son, Anthony Akhakhon Anenih, who rose beyond his local beginnings to become a man of nationalistic influence and a Nigerian statesman. When he was around, he made a difference which is what every human being of…
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Columns

Human Caravan: Poverty Anywhere Is Dangerous To Prosperity Everywhere, By Owei Lakemfa

The human caravan is a reminder to America and most rich countries that centuries of dominating and exploiting other peoples, and the prevailing unfair globalisation, will have to be addressed in favour of the victims. Like the International Labour Organisation (ILO) stated in its May 10, 1944 Declaration of Philadelphia:…
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Opinion

Why America Can Not Do Without Saudi Arabia For Now, By Ayodele Adio

This is however not about President Trump, but the fact is that his predecessors have caused a lot more damage in the Middle East with a poorly thought out foreign policy - the only difference being that they were a lot more ‘poetic’ in their engagements than Trump has been.…
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Guest Columns

The UN: Continuing In the Path of Dialogue, Negotiations and Inclusiveness, By Muhammadu Buhari

The international community must keep up the pressure to encourage the parties to pursue the path of dialogue, negotiations and inclusiveness in resolving their sectarian divides and bringing to an end the immense human We commend Turkey, Jordan, Greece, Germany, Italy and France for hosting the millions of the refugees…
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Bámidélé Upfront

The Trump Sucker Punch, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

...with Trump, no one individual, group or country is safe. Only Trump is safe with Trump. He lacks the paradoxical blend of boldness and restraint required of a leader. Calling President Buhari "lifeless" is disrespectful, contemptuous, undiplomatic and antagonistic but not unexpected. American founding fathers extended the philosophy of liberalism…
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Columns

Nigeria’s Helmsman and His Herdsmen, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

...the primary solution is first for the government to possess the political will to deal with the killers. The Goodluck Jonathan government didn’t have it — yes, even Jonathan turned a blind eye to it, particularly when Boko Haram began gaining ground. On the evidence of what we’ve seen so…
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