Opinion

COVID-19: Of Chinese Experts, Encouraging Recovery Data, and Breakthrough Therapies, By Yushau A. Shuaib

The rate of recovery of coronavirus disease patients in Nigeria is quite encouraging. In fact, a number of high-profile personalities who had tested positive to the infection have since recovered and been given a clean slate of health within a short period of time. They include Governors Bala Mohammed of…
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Opinion

Why the Soleimani Assassination Is So, So Wrong!, By Femi Mimiko

The question all these evoke is: Why would a administration latch onto a most dangerous, and brazen foreign policy act when actually there were several more benign and potentially effective options it could have taken to achieve the same result of taming a disruptive Iran? While it may perfectly suit…
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Opinion

The Dangers of Exclusion: Lessons for Africa from Brexit and the US Elections, By ‘Dapo Oyewole

...in the shadow of ‘Brexit’, the rise of Trump and based on lessons from its own history, Africa has a chance to avert the dangers that come with economic and political exclusion. It can do so by opening up more political space to marginalised groups and spreading the dividends of…
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Guest Columns

The Refugee Crisis in Europe: One World, One Prosperity, or One Poverty?, By Olu Akanmu

One of the lessons the West must learn from the failure of its Syrian policy and the success of democracy in Tunisia is that nothing ultimately substitutes for the will of the people in finding ways of organising themselves in true mass movements to change their society. The true mass…
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Opinion

Is America With Us Or Against Us?, By Chukwuemerie Uduchukwu

It is highly unfortunate for the US to invite our president to spend days on American soil to discuss concerns including security issues affecting the Nigerian state, and by implication the West African subregion, and still decide to frustrate him by saying they can't sell arms to Nigeria because our…
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Columns

With ‘Friends’ Like Senator Patrick Leahy…, By Femi Fani-Kayode

Some things are above partisan politics and this is one of them. Regardless of whichever political party we belong to we must all join forces and support the fight against Boko Haram. We must do this regardless of party affiliation because if we don't Boko Haram will consumme us all,…
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