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By Tobiloba Kolawole In most developed and some developing climes that have evolved over time and have entrenched democracy and sustainable tenets of social and economic development, certain indices of development are not debatable as to whether desirable or otherwise. Whichever Government holds...
In the first part of this article, published on October 1st, Nigeria's 60th independence day, an assessment of the nation's progress so far in governance, and impact of military intervention was discussed. One other critical area of assessment is policy making. Many times government had come up with policies that put...
Hafsat Abiola-Costello Today marks the anniversary of June 12, 1993, the day on which a general election was held in which my father, Chief M.K.O. Abiola, was elected President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Now, 27 years later, tragically, his campaign promise that Nigerians would say farewell to poverty...
The just concluded US presidential election on many accounts births new records that earned it the 'unprescedented' label and also reserved it a frontline spot in the history of the one time world-power nation. President-elect Joe Biden tallied votes not less than 74 million, numbers described as the highest recorded...
By Dapo Akande Free provision of food and water. Atypical orderly queues. Free medical care. Free legal representation. Spontaneous crowdfunding to purchase a prosthetic leg for a female amputee protester who refused to be deterred. Fund raising target was N1.5m in one month. N4.1m raised in three hours. Lesson; accompany...
By Dapo Akande Still on the Lekki Massacre, the Nigerian Army quickly denied it was anywhere near where the tragic incident took place. When it became obvious that narrative was no longer tenable, it admitted it was there after all, but only on the behest of the Lagos State government....
By Dapo Akande Many years ago in the Uk, The Sun newspaper, a very popular national daily, openly identified as a Conservative Party sympathizer, did something on the very day of a general election which had looked as good as won for the Labour Party victory; and it nailed the...