Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Opinion

June 1, 2021

Nation killers and the new grand narrative

A nation is the voluntary creation of citizens.

Nigerian Map
May 31, 2021

The changing fortunes of Idemili pythons

Over sixty years after the Europeans left, the fight is still on.

May 29, 2021

COAS appointment as missed opportunity for national unity

Progressive Muslim northerners are embarrassed to no end by the extreme and unprecedented Arewaization of appointments by the Buhari regime.

Farouk Yahaya
May 28, 2021

COVID-19 stories by children

For a continent already beset by poverty and a host of deadly diseases, Corona could only compound our misery.

COVID-19 Test
May 26, 2021

Taiwan’s exclusion from the World Health Assembly undermines global health

Taiwan’s response to the recent pandemic, led by President Tsai Ing-wen, is rightly lauded as among the world’s most coordinated, transparent, and effective.

Mary Beth Leonard
May 25, 2021

Rudolf Okonkwo: The madness of Abubakar Malami

Whenever Malami opens his mouth to weigh in on matters of national importance, he diminishes the Senior Advocate honour attached to his name.

Nigeria's Attorney General, Abubakar Malami
May 22, 2021

Between Malami’s spare parts and southern governors’ cows

Why has Malami not come out in defence of commercial motorcyclists and spare parts in the same way he has come out in defence of cows?

Nigeria's Attorney General, Abubakar Malami and Southern governors
May 20, 2021
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May 18, 2021

Soft drinks are killing Nigerians, time to introduce health tax on sugary drinks

A tax on sugar-sweetened beverages can reduce soft drink consumption and result in better health outcomes.