Who Listens To The North?, By Azu Ishiekwene

After decades of hearing both reactionaries, self-appointed messiahs and opportunists, claiming to speak for the North, the people are now obliged to listen, not to the voices of politicians and religious charlatans, who have robbed and despoiled them, but to voices from the streets. Journalist and former minister of Youth…
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Guest Columns

Murtala Mohammed: Stormy Petrel of Nigeria’s Golden Age, By Chris Ngwodo

Significantly, Murtala achieved his makeover within six months. At a time when politicians claim that their terms are too short to make an impact, we should note that Murtala is remembered mostly for what he did within two hundred days. Leaders with conviction and who are prepared can do much…
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Justice Ayọ Salami and Nigeria’s Moral Burden, By Adeolu Ademoyo

“…Nigerians do not naturally want the truth to be told. Whoever dares to tell the truth is marked for destruction…” Justice Ayọ Salami (Lagos, Nigeria, January, 2014). As a teacher, I am often interested in the meaning of words and how words sometimes say more than what we mean, and…
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