Columns

An Adiye Irana For Pius Adesanmi, By Festus Adedayo

He is an ecumenical spirit which can never die. The global celebration of his brief life is a confirmation of the wisdom in Yoruba traditional African philosophy, which celebrates a man who dies young, rather than one who dies at old age without affecting humanity. Like Western philosophers, theologians, necromancers,…
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Opinion

Yemi Osinbajo: the Right Kind of Change For 2019, By Emmanuel Nwachukwu

Professor Osinbajo epitomises the change Nigeria needs at this juncture of our history - the change he is unable to deliver by virtue of his current position. Watching the vice president in a canoe reaching out to people ravaged by recent floods was a classic example in ‘servant leadership’. Watching…
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Columns

Sectionalism: Even You, Osinbajo?, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

Having been established that sectionalism and marginalisation fuel corruption, it is disheartening that Osinbajo fell into this ugly pit of ethnic favouritism and divisive rethoric he preached against. Therefore, the cry of marginalisation and agitation for restructuring are precipitated by our leaders’ failure to apply equity and fairness in appointments…
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Non-Responsiveness and Slide from High Expectations to Frustration, By Jibrin Ibrahim

In the case of the CJN, there was massive mobilisation that the president was refusing to act on the basis of regional and ethnic I do not personally believe that President Buhari refused to act because the candidate was a Southerner. I also cannot defend his non-action because I do…
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Opinion

Why Should the ‘Rule of Law’ Apply Only to a Few?, By David Dimas

...there is something so terribly wrong with a society in which a poor citizen caught stealing can spend years in jail, while “authority thieves” are defended and supported in the manner we are becoming accustomed I do not think that anybody who wants our incipient democracy to survive should buy…
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