WHEN SILENCE IS NO LONGER CONVIVIAL, INACTION UNECONOMIC

One inherent challenge associated with opinion writing in Nigeria is that intellectually, opinions are more often accepted but politically rejected without justification;  a development that presents the writer’s effort as a baggage of goodness without good luck. However, despite these incessant rejections, opinion writing neither abates nor wanes.  Instead, it increases geometrically with a torrent of it coming from respected religious organizations, socio-cultural bodies, ethnic/tribal organizations and talented Nigerians well educated to build a modern nation. Regrettably, while these opinions are being rejected daily, the issues/ challenges they were tailored…

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