Columns

Vacancy, By Pius Adesanmi

If every outrage is tolerable and defensible because you support the president in power (everything you would not have countenanced under Jonathan suddenly has legitimacy for you now), if every violation is rationalisable for you because you have empathy for the political party in have no business in the business…
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Opinion

Adebayo Faleti: the Portrait of a Cultural Connoisseur, By Tunji Olaopa

As a cultural icon in the South-West of Nigeria, Alagba Adebayo Faleti speaks to an urgent necessity of inculcating the demands of cultural innovation and experience into national planning. Culture plays a significant role in many nations of the world. Take India for instance. And Faleti was a quiet reminder…
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Opinion

Toyin Falola, Nigerian History and the African Humanities, By Tunji Olaopa

Professor Toyin Falola stands at the core to rethink and restructure the way we think about the humanities, the development initiatives and higher education in Nigeria. And these alone recommend his unique scholarship and intellectual contributions for critical My celebratory critique of those I have been calling intellectual heroes and…
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Adeolu Ademoyo

Soyinka And Nigerian Trumpsters, By Adeolu Ademoyo

If the online community of Nigerian Trumpsters still does not see this implication of their attack on Soyinka, which shows their legitimising the allocation of moral and intellectual values to people based on looks and races, then it is indeed grim and frightful. It shows a lack of critical historical…
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Guest Columns

Adekunle Fajuyi and the Politics of Remembrance, By Niyi Osundare

Talking Points ----- Show me your hero and I will tell you who you are. ----- You know a country by the kind of people it remembers. ----- Nigeria’s unity is not negotiable because you cannot negotiate what does not (yet) exist. ----- Nigeria: Political re-structuring is not enough. -----…
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Opinion

Abundance: The Nigerian Variety, By Kole Omotoso

The writer who wishes to help through the process of changing this nightmare and daylight horrors must write faction, fiction suffused with the fact on the Nigerian ground. This country is an exaggerated fiction. Pastor Professors and Pastor Engineers and Pastor any profession you can think of, populate the country…
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