OP-ED Opinions 

Talking Blues: If you want to test a man’s character…

By Mapwiya Muulupale “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power,” Robert G. Ingersoll Speaking to BBC News Pidgin in the twilight of her era as the first lady, Aisha Buhari, wife of Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari, insinuated that her husband has failed Nigerians. “People expected so much from us.… Read More
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Talking Blues: Mr President, why are you tempting fate?

By Mapwiya Muulupale Thanks to Mr C.Y. Maweru, a principal secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture, I have shelved an already completed discourse on expenditures incurred by our delegation to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and matters ancillary to that. This Mr Maweru, intending to put to rest a widely spreading story that President Lazarus Chakwera’s administration lost us… Read More
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Wear pink, hail fallen & survivors, support breast cancer research 

By Janet Karim 20 Just then a woman who had been subject to bleeding for twelve years came up behind him and touched the edge of his cloak. 21 She said to herself, “If I only touch his cloak, I will be healed.” 22 Jesus turned and saw her. “Take heart, daughter,” he said, “your faith has healed you.” And the woman was healed at that moment. – Matthew 9:20-22  If you… Read More
Africa Opinions 

 Critical Thinking, Questionstorm and School System in Africa

By Leo Igwe Critical thinking is imperative to education and learning because it is one of the most sought-after skills in the world. So to prepare African youths for the future and to enable them to live meaningfully and address the challenges in an information-driven world, it is imperative to teach African children critical thinking skills. It is necessary to… Read More
Opinions 

Opinion: Malawians must rebel and abstain in any subsequent election Emancipation from politics once and for all

By JAIME P. MONFORT According to the Central Intelligence Agency, in 2013 77 percent of Malawi’s labor force worked in agriculture and only 4 percent in industry, 76 percent worked in agriculture in 2019 according to World Bank data. According to the Mo Ibrahim Foundation Index of African Governance 2020, Malawi’s rural sector ranks #33 among 54 nations in Africa… Read More
Malawi Opinions 

Malawi: A corrupt judiciary, every citizen‘s nightmare

By Mapwiya Muulupale “I am a bit confused by your article. The Chief Justice (CJ) has the power to act on his officers. If CJ has solid evidence, why is he not initiating suspension/ interdiction of the judge alleged to have taken part in the attempted bribery? Assuming the CJ has no solid evidence, why should the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB)… Read More
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Mubarak Bala: Atheist Activism And Liberation From Religious Oppression In Nigeria By Leo Igwe

The case of Nigerian humanist, Mubarak Bala has made it necessary to reflect on the situation of atheism in Nigeria. It is imperative to examine how religious minds have demonized atheism and tyrannized the lives of nonbelievers. Irreligiosity is not a phenomenon that is often linked to the African continent. But in recent times things have started to change. The… Read More
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Are INEC Resident Commissioners Homeless Bats? By Chief Mike Ozekhome, SAN

I watched and listened very carefully to my good friend, Chief Festus Okoye, INEC’s cerebral Commissioner for Information and Voter Education, on his recent Channels television interview. I completely disagree with his take and analysis of the place and space of the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the organogram and scheme of things concerning the electoral process in Nigeria. His… Read More
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Abuja-Kaduna Train Attack: Baba Alagbado ‘Tinubu’ Should Sacrifice Himself To Free Nigerians In Captivity, By Buhari Olanrewaju Ahmed

Nigeria is battling different diagnostic diseases that have affected the most sensitive parts of the body. Citizens are internally weak and helpless with a bunch of problems confronting them on a daily basis.Our dignity has been sold to politicians, which is why hunger and poverty have now been deliberately weaponised by the same politicians who emptied our patrimony. Insecurity in… Read More
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A Lifeline For Judges By Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, SAN

About a week ago, the National Industrial Court, sitting in Abuja, directed the federal government of Nigeria to increase the salaries of all judicial officers in the country. In a landmark judgment delivered by the Honourable Justice Osatohanmwen Obaseki-Osaghae, the government was ordered to commence a monthly payment of N10 million to the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), N9 million… Read More