Columnists Lekan Oguntoyinbo Opinion

Singapore’s success suggests autocracy can be a good thing

Long before China and India became the economic wonders of Asia, there was Singapore, a small, diverse country with no natural resources that took the audacious step of breaking away from the Malaysian federation in 1965 to become an independent nation. Lee Kuan Yew, the new country’s founding father, knew that the odds of survival […]

Columnists Lekan Oguntoyinbo Opinion

ISIS, Boko Haram pact could ignite ugly terror empire

The new alliance between Boko Haram, the Nigerian terror group that’s been responsible for perhaps 20,000 deaths, and the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, is not just bad news for West Africa’s economic engine; it presents a headache for the rest of the world. Until it pledged its alliance to ISIS earlier this month, […]