Analysis & Opinion: Of Ambition And National Interest

By Sunny Awhefeada,   When, a few days ago, Bola Ahmed Tinubu (BAT) waddled into the precinct of Aso Rock, Nigeria’s rocky seat of power, to brief his leader, President Muhamadu Buhari of his intention to succeed him, he let unbridled ambition to blind him against Nigeria’s national interest. That act beyond being servile, going to get Buhari’s permission, plummeted whatever fragile ranking Tinubu had enjoyed in recent times. It is no longer a hidden fact that while Buhari’s attitude is akin to that of a supercilious camel, Tinubu’s equate…

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Bright Ekuerhare: The Fire Will Not Die

By Sunny Awhefeada   When scholars and students assembled in the Large Lecture Theatre of the Faculty of the Social Sciences at the Delta State University, Abraka, to celebrate the life and times of Professor Bright Ukori Ekuerhare two Wednesdays ago, the conclusion was that the departed professor of Development Economics did not die as the regenerative ideas he professed, the generations of students and scholars he taught and mentored will continue to make his name Bright remain brightly aglow. Professor Bright Ekuerhare lived his name. The opinion canvassed by…

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