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By Is’haq Modibbo Kawu EXACTLY a year ago today, the 18th of February, 2020, Sir Lucky Babatunde Omoluwa, died. I was inside my PhD class at the Nigerian Defence Academy in Kaduna that Tuesday morning,...
By Jaye Gaskia THE choice of the title for this piece is deliberate, and it is the outcome of relentless and agitated, even if cautious, reflection over the issue and phenomenon of what has transitioned...
By Salisu Nuhu Muhammad UNTIL his voluntary retirement from active trade unionism a few years ago, the pioneer president of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC),  who is also the longest serving Secretary General of the Accra-based...
By Izielen Agbon “Leaders who don’t listen will eventually be surrounded by people who have nothing to say.” – Bill Carney THE federal government plans to increase fuel (PMS) prices in 2021. The plans are...
By Femi Falana Continued from Saturday, December 19, 2020. To read previous parts of this article, click here and here. Restructuring and the Economy UNDER the current political dispensation, the national economy shall be managed by the President...
By Femi Falana Continued from Saturday, December 19, 2020 Politics of Restructuring AT a recent memorial public lecture held in Kaduna in honour of the late Ahmadu Bello, Dr Kayode Fayemi stated that: “In essence, our desire to...
By Femi Falana Introduction IN an age in which crucial debates on the future of Nigeria are led by ethnic warlords, demagogues and clairvoyants from their declared “territories” with captive audiences, it is worthy of salute that...
By Jaye Gaskia Historical context and background IT is important to begin by setting this discourse within a clear historical, socio-cultural, political and economic context. Historically, national question took root within the context of conquest and empire building...
By Jaye Gaskia THE uprisings of 2019 in Sudan, Algeria and Mali are important for the purposes of drawing valuable lessons in search of the way forward for the #EndSARS protest movement in particular, but also...
Balarabe and his fellow party man, the late Abubakar Rimi in Kano State, were the ideological northern stars of the politics of the Second Republic. They came into politics under the leadership of the revered...