Thursday, September 20, 2018

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    What about 2015 elections?

What about 2015 elections?

The inspiration for this piece came from a round table discussion organised by the Ford Foundation in honour of retiring senior programme officer, Dr. Joseph Gitari. Held on Thursday, July 10 at the Foundation’s West Africa office in Banana Island, Ikoyi, Lagos, the send-off ceremony saw a gathering of civil society activists, journalists, civil servants, environmentalists, lawyers, and development workers [...]

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    We’re breeding illiterates

We’re breeding illiterates

A cursory look at the education sector in our country would reveal that things are not going on smoothly there at all. With protests by universities students over increase in school fees, a nearly one-year old strike by polytechnics and colleges of technology lecturers, and teachers’ strikes in some states, we are simply breeding illiterates.Naturally the argument can be made [...]

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    Lessons from the World Cup

Lessons from the World Cup

Nigerians are very passionate people and perhaps nowhere is this shown more than football. It animates most of us and usually, we are often united in rooting for our teams during international football competitions. Even those who don’t follow football regularly join the aficionados in showing support, at least for the moment. One of the drawbacks of this is that [...]

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