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    Tonye Princewill

    Every soul is on trial


    It’s not often that I extol the virtues of other people’s heroes. I think we do too much of that in contemporary Nigerian discourse already.

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    Rehearsal , callisthenic flag bearers  during the rehearsal ahead of Presidential Inauguration at Eagle Square Abuja Wednesday . Photo : Gbemiga Olamikan

    Passion as a political resource (2)

    IF I had the “leaders” in one room, I would also try to make them understand and appreciate the importance of symbols—subtle but powerful communication media, to which we pay little attention in this country.

    Symbols represent beliefs. They are, therefore, clues to what goes on in the psyche. They are abstract indicators that cue us into what course of action we ought to take in a given situation.

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