Category: Opinion

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Op-ed EditorDecember 17, 2016

Pius Adesanmi: A note to Garba Shehu

by Pius Adesanmi So, Garba Shehu was tweet-gloating that Zahra Buhari’s entrance into the Indimi family via marriage, starting yesterday, ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 17, 2016

Okey Ndibe: Trump, Buhari and the crude art of wobbling and fumbling

by Okey Ndibe On November 8, 2016, Americans elected Donald Trump as their 45th president. By the time you’re reading ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 17, 2016

Ololade Ajekigbe: Six sets of people who need to repent in 2017

by Ololade Ajekigbe To say the year 2016 has been a tough one for the average Nigerian would be a ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 17, 2016

Don Pedro Obaseki: Urgently needed- a new reformed PDP

by Don Pedro Obaseki This is an honest opinion and I pray the leaders are reading or will listen. The ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 17, 2016

Opinion: #NotTooYoungToRun | The silent minority

by Jude Feranmi   “Know Thyself” – Socrates   Last Week, in Ghana’s general elections, a 26-year-old Francisca Oteng became a ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 17, 2016

Joachim MacEbong: Nigeria vs. goals

by Joachim MacEbong Since 2013, I have run over 400 times and covered at least 3,500 kilometres in the process. ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 16, 2016

Today’s Noisemakers: Zahra Buhari, Dokun Olumofin, @UcheIsClown and others

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 16, 2016

Farooq Kperogi: Conditions for praising Buhari

by Farooq Kperogi Buhari apologists say I have never praised Buhari since he came to power. Well, I am no ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 16, 2016

Opinion: The price of free

by Elutidoye Oluwagbenga Free is one of the most used adjectives on the internet because of our inclination for free things or ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 16, 2016

Opinion: Aregbesola is an astute administrator and a source of hope in the face of a bleak Yoruba future

by Abiodun Komolafe   A ‘nomics’ has been added to the world of economic policies and Nigerians should appreciate it’s ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 16, 2016

Peregrino Brimah: El-rufai charges Buhari to punish soldiers involved in #ZariaMassacre

by Peregrino Brimah A year after the Zaria Massacre that saw hundreds of Muslims killed in a military action against protesting youth, ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 16, 2016

Opinion: African art should be documented in African languages

by Mathew B. Oyedele In the 19th century, the English language spread its arms across the world and most of the ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 16, 2016

Opinion: Why it is too early to give up on the Buhari government

by Jideofor Adibe This piece was motivated by the apparently growing disillusionment with the Buhari government, especially on his handling ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 16, 2016

Olusegun Adeniyi: Tales of the unexpected

by Olusegun Adeniyi SCENE ONE: In the course of a break-in at a local branch of the Central Bank (not ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 16, 2016

Femi Fani-Kayode: Is Nigeria really one nation?

by Femi Fani-Kayode I love this country with every fibre of my being. For three generations before me, my forefathers,  ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 13, 2016

Reuben Abati: The Yahya Jammeh problem

by Reuben Abati When President Yahya Jammeh of The Gambia conceded defeat after the December 1, Presidential elections in that ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 13, 2016

Opinion: Four challenges for Nigerian politicians proposing to form new opposition party

by Adedayo Ademuwagun There’s been some talk in the Nigerian media lately about a new opposition party taking shape in ...

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ToluSeptember 19, 2016

The Thread: Is international exposure a prerequisite for change in Nigeria?

Social commentator and music analyst, Tola Sarumi who tweets as @AfroVII caused a bit of ruckus on Twitter today when ...

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Op-Ed EditorJanuary 15, 2016

YNaija Editorial: Where’s the new National Youth Policy?

In 2001, when youth development policies and programmes of the Federal Government were still handled by the Ministry of Women ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 23, 2014

“Everything is achievable if …” | Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Nkiru Olumide-Ojo, founder of Lighthouse Network

by Fransesca Uriri Nkiru Olumide-Ojo, one of the founders of Lighthouse Network expresses herself with admirable candour. She speaks about ...

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