Opinion

RIGHT OF REPLY: Babatunde Fashola – Shortchanging Change?, By Imran Ahmed

It is ironic that Mr. Yakasai proposes that “we must ally to defeat nepotism, regionalism and all forms of economic and political drawbacks that have held us backwards for too long.” And yet when a new model of stimulating economic growth is proposed, he immediately defaults to the same insularity…
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Opinion

Compelling Africa and Middle East’s Refugees and Migrants Crises, By Segun Balogun

Either as refugees or asylum seekers, many people keep daring the peril of the Mediterranean Sea, hoping to cross into Europe where, clearly, they are unwanted. According to a BBC report, a former NATO commander said “dozens of boats are departing daily from the North African shore, without any control…
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Guest Columns

No More Business As Usual: Nigeria’s New-Found ‘Change’ and Lessons from the Past, By Niyi Osundare

Too Big to Fail No national election in Nigeria’s notoriously chequered history has commanded the kind of widespread and nervous international attention that characterised the March 28, 2015 presidential polls. At the continental level, I daresay that only the South African election of April 1994, the very first democratically arranged…
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