Friday, August 17, 2018
By Kunle Olasope Having celebrated my 80th birthday elaborately on May 8, 2017 (courtesy of my loving and appreciative children, Jumoke, Dapo, Dipo, Tayo, Dale and Deola), I decided to mark the date this year on a low key. After...
By Nkannebe Raymond Esq. Four years ago when he re-emerged onto the political firmament of Ekiti State, nay Nigeria, through the instrumentality of the now infamous “stomach infrastructure” philosophy and aided by a compromised electoral process orchestrated by security agencies...
By Tola Adeniyi It was at the church service for the 90th birthday of the legendary matriarch of the Awolowo dynasty, Dr. Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo, in Ikenne, Ogun State that the thoughts that prompted this article began. Some well...
By Eric Elezuo As Nigerians were struggling to recover from the trauma of last weekend's massacre of innocent villagers of Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State by suspected Fulani Herdsmen, another devastating tragedy struck, taking young budding lives...
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...
By Senator Dino Melaye I notice that PMB is trying to whip up sentiments against the National Assembly again by alleging that the 2018 budget was padded. What the President is authorised to do constitutionally is to present the National Assembly...
By Molly Fosco At an Onyejekwe family get-together, you can’t throw a stone without hitting someone with a master’s degree. Doctors, lawyers, engineers, professors — every family member is highly educated and professionally successful, and many have a lucrative side...
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 Ajibade Morakinyo Eagles’ lovers have been ranting over the team’s discouraging performances in the pre-world cup friendly matches, thereby raising a question mark on how far the team would go in the tournament. Would these Eagles fly? Your answer...
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,...

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