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Akin Mabogunje: An African institution

Reading Time: 4 minutes PROFESSOR Akinlawon ‘Akin’ Ladipo Mabogunje was an African institution established for all-round development. He is also widely accepted as the Father of African Geography. By 2000, the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, was fed up with the National Housing Fund, NHF, which in the eleven years of its establishment had failed to deliver on mass housing Read More…

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After Ukraine, US fishes for new war in Taiwanese waters

Reading Time: 5 minutes IN Nigeria, there are people who traditionally rejoice at the prospect of war. They are uncomfortable when there are no wars or new territories to conquer, plunder or destabilise. The United States establishment has this same psychological make-up. It appears allergic to peace, and as one conflict drags to a bloody close, it is instigating Read More…

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It is time to impeach Muhammadu Buhari and remove him from office

Reading Time: 6 minutes This past week education came to a halt in Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory (FCT). It began with the order by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, on 25 July to close down all six Federal Government Colleges (better known as Unity Schools) in the FCT while the students were in the middle of their Read More…

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Liberia: A Dream Deferred

Reading Time: 4 minutes Liberia, which along with Ethiopia are the two African countries never colonised, marked its Bicentennial as an emergent country, and this  Tuesday, July 26, 2022, observed its 75th Independence Anniversary.  On that historic date, the five most prominent persons on the dais who are from four countries were of contrasting nature. Liberian President  George Manneh Read More…

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The BBC in Nigeria – Between Reporting and Propagating Terror

Reading Time: 8 minutes It has simply gotten out of hand. Journalists and now a global media organisation of repute, the BBC, which should know better, are becoming a tool for terrorists, even if unwittingly, by amplifying the faces, voices and stories of killers and marauders who are still operating with impunity across Nigeria. The public interest argument seems Read More…