What Do These Anti-GMO Activists Want?
LEGISLATION / PUBLIC POLICY

What Do These Anti-GMO Activists Want?

On Monday, 15th August, I was privileged to be a panelist at the ‘Experts meeting on Bio-safety & Bio-technology-GMOs’ organized by the Ministry of Environment and the Ministry of Agriculture. In attendance were the Minister’s of Science &Technology,Agriculture and Environment. In their opening remarks, they made it clear that they look to these conversations to … Continue reading

Religion And Poverty: Conjoined Twins, In Whom We Are Well Pleased.
CULTURE / PAN-AFRICAN THOUGHTS

Religion And Poverty: Conjoined Twins, In Whom We Are Well Pleased.

Nigeria’s south western region is world renowned for the highest rate of twin births. Unlike those twins, the metaphoric pair of Religion and Poverty cannot be separated. According to a recent gallup survey of a 114 countries, It was found that religiosity was the highest in the world’s poorest Nations. This survey showed a clear … Continue reading

Tension in Osun public schools over use of hijab by female students.                                                                 ( leave government out of this matter- Justice ministry)
PUBLIC POLICY

Tension in Osun public schools over use of hijab by female students. ( leave government out of this matter- Justice ministry)

There was tension in some public schools in different parts of Osun State including Osogbo, the state capital, yesterday, after some female Muslim students insisted on wearing their Hijab during school hours in a Christian school. While conflicting reports of the sanctions were reported by various witnesses, the principal Mrs Micha insisted that “Hijab should … Continue reading

Ambode, Ekwueme, Gana, Others insist on restructuring.
PUBLIC POLICY

Ambode, Ekwueme, Gana, Others insist on restructuring.

Calls for the restructuring of Nigeria have been echoing in the national consciousness for a significant amount of time. The agitation for a restructuring on the basis of fiscal federalism has gained significant momentum as a result of the successful national conference and the subsequent submission of the nation conference report. In June this year, … Continue reading