Thursday, July 19, 2018
By Nasir A. Daniya FCMA “But please, can I ask you to postpone your campaigns till after the 2019 elections!”-President Muhammadu Buhari (31/05/2018)  Since Fuad II that took power in Egypt at the age of 6 months up to Matteo Ciacci,...
Say what you will, Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola has finally achieved apotheosis. Not many humans are so lucky, or that endowed in life or in death. It is common to hear ordinary mortals say, in moments of deep frustration,...
By Tola Adeniyi I wouldn’t know where the bogus concept of hate speech came from or who brought up the idea to the floor of the National Assembly but I know for certain what purpose it was meant to serve....
By Dr. Kayode Ajulo I have had the privilege and honour of marching on the streets in a protest against tyrannical rule of the military as an undergraduate of UNIJOS in the 90s and also working with and benefitting from...
By Eric Elezuo When on February 19, 2018 the dreaded Boko Haram sect staged the kidnap of 110 students of Government Girls Science School. Dapchi, Yobe State, nobody expected that the heroine of the whole thing will be 15 year...
By Ade Bodunrin Mohammed I am going to break protocol and dispense with the titles and formalities of addressing my Governor only this once. Akinwunmi Ambode is celebrating his 55th birthday on earth on 14th June 2018. Is it a remarkable age?...
By Eniola Akinkuotu Before Obasanjo's administration, Nigeria's GDP growth had been painfully slow since 1987, and only managed 3 per cent between 1999 and 2000. However, under Obasanjo the growth rate doubled to 6 per cent until he left office. Nigeria's...
By Michela Wrong If nature abhors a vacuum, politics abhors a military standoff, especially between two nations in one of the poorest, most volatile and most strategically sensitive regions of the world. And so there was much excitement when the government...
I’ve read it thoroughly and All I can say this. “One day, Taiwo’s story would be rewritten. A man was jailed for life, yet his business flourished and while in prison, he educated 36 children and even died a...
By Eric Elezuo Ever since the conscientious exposure of the womenfolk following the Beijing Conference of many years ago, so much good much tidings have come the way of the women, among them the setting aside of March 8 of...

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