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Op-ed EditorMarch 1, 2019

The struggle continues: Statement by Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, Presidential candidate of the YPP on the February 23rd elections

I was very saddened by the loss of lives to various acts of violence during the February 23 presidential election ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 23, 2019

Nigeria’s Election 2019 and “the day after”

After everything, Nigeria’s “Day of Great Expectation” in the words of ace writer, Charles Dickson comes up on February 23, ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 12, 2019

Olisaeloka Okocha Jr.: A unique cocktail of Rumble in the Jungle is what Nigeria needs now

The World Boxing Council has postponed the purse bid for Deontay Wilder’s rematch with Tyson Fury until February 12th. Meanwhile, ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 7, 2019

Lost | A vivid tale on Female Genital Mutilation

It was in the morning, it had not dawn yet but the ship was set to leave. I have to ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 6, 2019

The journey to Zero FGM: One step at a time! 

The journey to eliminate Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) has been an uphill one despite global efforts; its deep roots in ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 11, 2019

2019 Elections: INEC and the rest of us

The stage is set for an epic bout that will determine who will lead Nigeria for another four years. Political ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 10, 2019

Opinion: Why Teni was better than Peruzzi in 2018

I am certainly not a fan of any music award shows out of Nigeria presently, as most of them have ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 8, 2019

Opinion: The selfishness of Buhari’s Men and the need to vote Atiku and Obi

On Saturday, a recorded conversation featuring the Director General of the President Buhari campaign organization and the Honourable Minister of ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 16, 2018

Opinion: Is Kevin Jazuara the next in a line of sexual assault allegations?

It started with a story posted by a Nigerian lady, LP The Whiskey Lady (Instagram), on October 14, 2018, positing that ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 25, 2018

Ogechi Obua: Sussex expanded my worldview and made me ready for the real world

My experience at Sussex University was a pleasant surprise. I was anxious and curios about how my university experience would ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 4, 2018

The scrabble for a New Nigeria: A battle between the believers, the achievers and the deceivers

by Alli Bob-Chinwon Randomly surfing the news I stumbled on a very intriguing headline published on a prominent international news ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 2, 2018

It is about time we made up our minds about Saraki and the 2019 elections

by Itunu Oloyede Another political season is upon us, and the discussion has begun as to who is ‘fit’ (pun ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 26, 2018

Kingsley Moghalu: The recipe to build a nation

The present situation of the Nigerian state as we find it is one not in the least reassuring. Even after ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 21, 2018

Opinion: #OpenNASS, Who Defection Epp?

Defections by politicians has been ongoing since 1951 when the first celebrated cross carpeting was led by Chief Obafemi Awolowo. ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 20, 2018

My tribute to Kofi Annan – Prof. Kingsley Moghalu

In April I started my tribute to Kofi Annan on his 80th birthday with this quote: “To live is to ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 15, 2018

#OneDayEGoBetter: With heavy hearts, every Nigerian is living a painful life comfortably

For every life that has been taken as a result of criminal attacks, for every person that has been a ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 9, 2018

Executive invasion of the National Assembly: APC’s badly scripted outing

By Jude Ndukwe The attempted “coup” of Tuesday, August 7, 2018, against the National Assembly has always been the desire ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 7, 2018

Presidential Aspirant, Kingsley Moghalu makes case for extension of voters registration

I wish to place on record my concerns about the decision by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to end the ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 2, 2018

Ubi Franklin shares a personal history of depression as Banky W and Dr. Abiri lead The Joy Masterclass

Entrepreneur, Ubi Franklin, music artiste, Banky W and Dr. Gbonjubola Abiri joined the founder of Joy, Inc., Chude Jideonwo at ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 1, 2018

Opinion: Nigeria deserves better than the drama we’ve been subjected to this tenure

by Ayobami Adekojo On the 28th of March 2015, the people of Nigeria showed their resentment of the incumbent government ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 17, 2018

Demola Olarewaju: Saraki’s travails and the futility of Buhari’s war

If there ever was one corruption trial that was supposed to symbolise Mr. President’s skill and ruthlessness in fighting corruption, ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 15, 2018

The Thread: “Wizkid is sabotaging his destiny” “He can’t be the face of Afrobeats” | Wizkid fails to show up at #Coachella and Twitter NG throws a fit

One of the biggest musical events in the world took place last night and Wizkid was billed to perform alongside ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 24, 2018

“My purpose is to empower women and shatter the glass ceiling” | Award winning business woman, Pontsho Manzi, speaks to Leading Ladies Africa

Being the head of many companies, and wearing many hats is hard. But for power house Pontsho Manzi, establishing a ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 17, 2018

“When you have divine backing, things move with ease” | Olivia Onyemaobi speaks with Leading Ladies Africa

For Olivia, the confidence her innovation creates in the young ladies who use her products is the major motivation for ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 15, 2018

How to be a side chick

Navigating the trails of a side chick relationship can be quite strenous, so here’s the 411 on what to do ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 29, 2018

Paddy Adenuga’s battle for Chevron Netherlands

By Paddy Adenuga It was October 2013. Two years had passed since I had left the family business in Lagos, ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 24, 2018

Opinion: If Obasanjo says Buhari is a failure, who are you to say otherwise?

by ThankGod Ukachukwu   I have been reluctant to continuously write articles on the state of the nation because of ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 24, 2018

Opinion: Can Obasanjo’s ‘letter bomb’ cost Buhari the elections?

by Fredrick Nwabufo   I was in a meeting when former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s “letter bomb” rent the “news-sphere”. When ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 24, 2018

Opinion: Is the Nigerian Senate finally getting it right on healthcare?

by Carl Ndukwe   The timeless aphorism says that health is wealth yet one of the biggest challenges facing Nigeria ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 15, 2018

Fisayo Soyombo: Are we really a shithole country?

by ‘Fisayo Soyombo   Are we one of the countries Donald Trump had in mind when he wondered why US lawmakers were ...

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