Category: Deep Dive

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Michael IsaacAugust 13, 2020

Obasanjo’s imperfect record shouldn’t stop us from listening to his pro-youth message

Former Nigerian President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has advised African youths to unify and use their electoral power to knock out older ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 12, 2020

Lagos enforcing new regulations for ride hailing services will suffocate businesses

By Oludolapo Ige      The Lagos government has revealed plans to introduce a new range of regulatory guidelines for ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 12, 2020

Before ISIS and Al-Qaeda attack, we must address the loopholes in Nigeria’s security

By Oluwagbemileke Takuro     On Tuesday, the 11th of August 2020, in a three-hour meeting that comprised of President ...

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Michael IsaacAugust 12, 2020

Mercy Eke is experiencing the entitlement syndrome common to most fans

It is not strange for celebrities to endorse upcoming celebrities or those in the making. To be honest, a few ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 12, 2020

Parents are right for protesting Grace High School’s student hotel idea for WASSCE

By Oludolapo Ige     Commotion at the front gate of Grace high school as members of The Parent Teachers ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 11, 2020

Can ASUU’s alternative payroll system find approval from the government?

By Oluwagbemileke Takuro      It is no news that the federal government and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 11, 2020

Tonto Dikeh’s youth appointment bolsters her record on humanitarian service

By Uroupa Kiabuku    Nollywood actress Tonto Dike has been appointed as Director of Socials and Empowerment by the Committee ...

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Michael IsaacAugust 11, 2020

#JusticeForJibril: Nigeria needs more than policies to protect the rights of children

Violence against children occurs in homes, families, schools, communities, and places where children should feel safe. Child abuse in all ...

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Michael IsaacAugust 11, 2020

The death sentence of Yahaya Aminu Sharif proves that Sharia law targets poor, ordinary Nigerians

A Sharia court in Kano on Monday sentenced a 22-year-old musician, Yahaya Aminu Sharif to death by hanging. Yahaya’s crime ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 11, 2020

The problems that could arise from the strike of petroleum tank drivers

By Oludolapo Ige      Petroleum tanker drivers have resumed strike from directives of the Nigerian Union of Petroleum and ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 11, 2020

Obasanjo’s letter about Kashamu shows the hypocrisy in Nigerian politics

By Oluwagbemileke Takuro  With Nigerians yet to recover from the death of the president’s Chief of staff, Abba Kyari and ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 11, 2020

Here’s why capacity building for Nigerian teachers matters

By Uroupa Kiakubu     With no alternative source of income as schools remain closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 10, 2020

We must defend our rights to peacefully protest

By Joanne Ike     On January 1, 2012, the federal government announced the removal of the fuel subsidy, sending ...

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Michael IsaacAugust 10, 2020

South Africans want to prioritize themselves in another wave of xenophobia

Unite we must. Without necessarily sacrificing our sovereignities, we can forge a political union based on defense, foreign affairs and ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 10, 2020

Diezani Alison-Madueke calling out cyber fraudsters is the biggest irony you will see today

By Yetunde Oyelami    Former Petroleum Resources Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, claims that social values have disintegrated to the point that ...

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Michael IsaacAugust 10, 2020

Will justice prevail over the Ibrahim Magu probe when the results are out?

With the ongoing probe on Ibrahim Magu, the suspended chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nigerians shared ...

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Michael IsaacAugust 8, 2020

Were Nigerians critically waiting for Tinubu’s comment on the Edo State drama?

‘In defense of constitutional democracy: The recent actions of the Governor of Edo State represent the gravest possible assault on ...

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Michael IsaacAugust 8, 2020

Ordinary neck pain? | Nigerian hospitals not enough for Aisha Buhari

Nigeria has had more than its fair share of colourful first ladies. Who could forget the glamour of Aisha Abubakar, ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 8, 2020

The electoral violence from NMA Enugu is the last thing we need right now

By Oluwagbemileke Takuro    The Nigerian medical association (NMA) has been in an electoral mood recently as it’s time to ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 8, 2020

Poverty and ignorance are harming Nigerian children with non-conventional features

By Uroupa Kiakubu   Why do some Nigerian parents reject their kids for the very things others would cherish theirs ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 7, 2020

Can the new unemployment registration centers in Lagos tackle unemployment?

By Ige Oludolapo   The Lagos state government recently disclosed that it has launched five new unemployment registration centers across ...

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Michael IsaacAugust 7, 2020

Naira Marley inciting the police for relevance. How long will it last?

Since making his 2019 controversial statement about how Nigerians should pray for cyber criminals, Naira Marley has built a heavy rotation ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 7, 2020

Private Nigerian universities are showing that e-learning is the way to go

– Uroupa Kiakubu   New Ways of Learning: why E-learning should be incorporated as an Integral Part of the Nigerian ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 6, 2020

Femi Adesina mocking the #RevolutionNow protests also mocks democracy

Written by Oluwagbemileke Takuro    A year ago, one of the presidential aspirants of the 2019 national elections and an ...

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Michael IsaacAugust 6, 2020

When will the Nigerian government act against the possible infiltration of Al-Qaeda and ISIS?

A wave of fear has been looming on social media this morning, and it has to do with the possible planned ...

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Michael IsaacAugust 5, 2020

With the new fine on ‘hate speech,’ how will the media report the #RevolutionNow protests?

The Nigerian government and Nigerians have had a discontented marriage in recent times. Apart from the age-long song from Nigerians ...

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Michael IsaacAugust 4, 2020

Olamide’s Wonma video has sparked conversations against the sexualization of nurses

For the sake of clarity, artists and creatives are entitled to bringing their full creativity to light. That said, freedom ...

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Michael IsaacAugust 4, 2020

Air Peace isn’t the only victim of the ripple effect of coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic has undoubtedly had a negative effect on many businesses in Nigeria and across the world. From businesses ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 3, 2020

With an apology, Simi finally sees the light on homophobia

In an unexpected turn of events, afro-soul singer Simi has apologised for her homophobic bigotry towards the LGBTQ community. Posted ...

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Michael IsaacAugust 3, 2020

The fallout of ShopRite leaving Nigeria will worsen unemployment

Africa’s biggest grocery retailer, ShopRite, has hinted an exit in its operations in Nigeria. In 2005, the retail brand bought ...

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