Columns

A Peculiar Paradox: Teachers Failing While Their Students “Pass” Exams, By Jibrin Ibrahim

What we members of the Nigerian elite have lacked is a sense of enlightened self-interest. We failed to realise that if we do not build and develop our society, we will have no society to live in. If we think it does not matter to us, we should know that…
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Opinion

Whether or Not You Read This, You Still Owe N102,000, By Saatah Nubari

It is easier to say something like “wetin concern me” than to go out to cast a vote for the right persons and defend that vote. This thing isn't magic, Nigerians need to be more involved in the political process, but until then with “wetin concern me,” every Nigerian owes…
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Columns

Switzerland Must Not Return Unsupervised Loot to Nigeria, By Pius Adesanmi

If you return this money to the Nigerian state unsupervised, you have just given APC and President Buhari the seed money to prosecute the 2019 election. The closest any part of that money will get to the Nigerian people will be via stomach infrastructure when bags of rice, salt, beans,…
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Opinion

The Marlboro Man Now Lives In the Third World, By Sybilla Claus

Since the major tobacco companies moved their lobby to poorer countries, the number of smokers in these places have grown spectacularly. On top of that, lawyers of ‘Big Tobacco’ are legally threatening states where smoking is WHEN oncologist Tabaré Vázquez became president of the Latin American country, Uruguay, in 2005,…
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Opinion

The Growth Demographic: How to Double the Nigerian Economy, By ‘Tope Fasua

Now is our time to take advantage of our only true strength. Empowering the youth is our best bet. Put money in their pockets, engage them in turning the society and environment around. And then watch how productive, imaginative and artistic they can be! We need these young ones to…
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