Columns and Opinions across Nigerian Newspapers


The Message from Donald Trump - It is sad, if not tragic, both for President Barack Obama and the United States, that what ordinarily should be the most enduring legacy of the last eight years—that of inclusiveness—has been blighted by the election of a successor who represents the exact antithesis. The choice of Mr. Donald Trump as the next president of the United States is a repudiation of the primacy of ideas in the contestation for power in perhaps the most advanced democracy in the world. It is also a rejection of the notion that personal character matters for those who seek the oval office.