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The Black Monk

The “Black Monk” is the sequel to Max Chuck Black’s film: “The Black Roaring Lions” and it is a befitting extension of the theme – Generals With Nine Lives. The… Read more »

The Crucial March 9 Elections

THE HORIZON BY KAYODE KOMOLAFE    kayode.komolafe@thisdaylive.com As enshrined in the constitution, the executive powers invested in the President are immense. Some pundits have even said that the Nigerian President… Read more »

A Vote for Peaceful Elections

BACK PAGE BY KAYODE KOMOLAFE      kayode.kololafe@thisdaylive.com There is a vote to cast even before Saturday regardless of the logistical preparedness of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). It… Read more »

INNOVATE, ADAPT OR DIE

OUTSIDE THE BOX BY ALEX OTTI,  Email: alex.otti@thisdaylive.com “Every once in a while, a new technology, an old problem, and a big idea turn into an innovation” Dean Kamen “Innovation is… Read more »

Politics and Public Reasoning

THE HORIZON BY KAYODE KOMOLAFE     kayode.komolafe@thisdaylive.com Democracy has to be judged not just by the institutions that formally exist but by the extent to which different voices from the… Read more »

The Long March to Decent Work

GUEST COLUMNIST By Issa Aremu The NLC’s 12th National Quadrennial Delegates Conference started yesterday in Abuja with the pre-Conference Central Working Committee (CWC) National Executive Council (NEC) meeting. The opening… Read more »

Security and Elections

The Horizon By Kayode Komolafe                 Kayode.Komolafe@thisdaylive.com The security and welfare of the people shall be the primary purpose of government… (Chapter II, Section… Read more »

Funding Education as Electoral Issue

THE HORIZON BY KAYODE KOMOLAFE  kayode.komolafe@thisdaylive.com In a sense, it may appear unfair to the politicians currently on the hustings, mobilising the people, to say that the campaigns are entirely not… Read more »

The Amina Zakari Storm

  In 2010, when Dr. Goodluck Jonathan assumed office following the death of President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, he promised us electoral reform. He launched a campaign on “one man, one… Read more »

Iya Kabiru and Other Stories

TUESDAY WITH REUBEN ABATI BY REUBEN ABATI  By Reuben Abati “Iya Kabiru must be the luckiest woman in Nigeria today” “Who is that? I don’t know anybody so-called” “You don’t… Read more »