Opinion

The Politics of Ghana’s Xenophobic Attacks On Nigerians, By Adeoye O. Akinola

Nigeria might have become a “sleeping giant”, but remains a formidable regional power. Abuja must respond strongly to Accra’s diplomatic breach, and use this opportunity to tackle Ghana’s xenophobic disposition at the bilateral level and within ECOWAS’s mediation structures. On June 19, several armed Ghanaian citizens demolished the residential building…
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Columns

The Unravelling of America: You’ve Gotta Watch To Cry, By Azu Ishiekwene

Trump’s America is worse than anything I have seen in a banana republic. With him, it promises worse. If America lived racism in whispers and pretence before, Trump’s presidency has put it on open display and he’s doubling down. I first watched the movie during the lockdown. At the beginning,…
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Opinion

Xenophobia: Niger Republic Too Is Guilty, By Suleiman Uba Gaya

We cannot, and shall not, as a nation, condone foreign governments shortchanging our nationals and at the same time making a pretentious public show of friendship towards us. That aggregates to adding salt to an injury. Why President Buhari and NASS must act quickly to save Nigerians in Niger Republic.…
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Columns

How Nigeria Can End Xenophobia Without South Africa’s Help, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

Most Nigerians in South Africa own businesses that they should be running back home. And this is what the Nigerian government must focus on: To render more support to small-scale business owners, revitalise the education and health sectors, solve the perennial electricity problem. For the first time ever, Nigeria-based Nigerians…
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Columns

Again, Xenophobia In South Africa, By Dele Agekameh

Nigeria and other African countries need to explore all avenues available to pressure South Africa into taking responsibility and standing up to the dangerous fire of xenophobia burning within its borders. Fresh attacks on black foreigners have, once more, unearthed the cankerworm of xenophobia in South Africa. In the latest…
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Opinion

Xenophobia in South Africa and Nigeria, By Omano Edigheji

Just as they are outraged about the xenophobia against Nigerians in other countries, Nigerians should be equally outraged by xenophobia within the country, which is based on religious and ethnic lines. We cannot condemn xenophobia based on nationalities abroad while we are silent about xenophobia based on religion and ethnicity…
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How American Christianity Betrayed God In The American Election, By Adeolu Ademoyo

When we all – Native Americans, African Americans, Latino Americans, European Americans, Jewish Americans, Asian Americans etc - are in the bus on any of our Christian retreats, singing joyously about Christ salvation and our faith as a journey, can it really be said about us American Christians that “In…
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