What can Nigeria learn from Afghanistan? – By Anthony Akinwale, Guest Writer

This article was first published in August 2021.  Recent happenings in Abuja, Nigeria’s federal capital, made me think of republishing it. I began my studies for master’s and licentiate degrees …

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Still On The Same-Faith Ticket – By Anthony Akinwale, Guest Writer

In the wake of the same-faith ticket, some have argued that religion has no role to play in a democracy.  Therefore, they conclude, no one should be apprehensive about a …

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On A Same-Faith Ticket – By Anthony Akinwale, Guest Writer

On A Same-Faith Ticket – By Anthony Akinwale, Guest Writer   The choice of a same-faith presidential ticket has generated animated discussion. That, in itself, is not unhealthy. But unhealthy …

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Though Tribe & Tongue May Differ – By Anthony Akinwale, Guest Writer

On May 25, 2022, at about midnight, gunmen forced their entry into the rectory at St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Gidan Maikambo, Katsina State, in the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto.  At …

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Between Zeal & Zealotry – By Anthony Akinwale

Between Zeal & Zealotry – By Rev. Fr. (Prof) Anthony Akinwale There is a difference between one who is zealous and one who is a zealot.  A zealous person strongly …

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Blasphemy in Sokoto – By Fr. Anthony Akinwale, Guest Writer

Blasphemy in Sokoto – By Fr. Anthony Akinwale, Guest Writer I have a special relationship with the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto.  I spent the first two years of my priestly …

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Interrogating Our Priorities & Politics – Anthony Akinwale, Guest Writer

On June 17, 2018, I was guest on a radio talk show on Inspiration FM Lagos with veteran broadcaster Soni Irabor as host.  The topic being discussed was private universities …

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Lord, Grant Us Leaders – By Anthony Akinwale, Guest Writer

When a nation is in turmoil, those who have faith in God must pray.  Given clear indices that Nigeria is in turmoil, we pray: Gracious God, grant that our leaders …

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We Must Know Before We Vote – By Anthony Akinwale, Guest Writer

In February 2023, in less than one year to be precise, Nigerians will be called upon to chose their leaders.  Making a choice is a function of the will.  The …

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THE COSTLY IMPOTENCE OF BUHARI’S PRESIDENCY – By Nosa Igiebor, Guest Writer

THE COSTLY IMPOTENCE OF BUHARI’S PRESIDENCY – By Nosa Igiebor, Guest Writer   Justice Thurgood Marshall, the late first African-American to serve on the United States of America Supreme Court, …

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