Category: Column

In This Difficult Marriage, Democrats Must Love Biden

Azu Ishiekwene The assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump on July 13 at a campaign rally in Pennsylvania has sucked the oxygen from the debate on...

The Price Of Bread And Other Matters

  By Kazeem Akintunde Let us Pray! Our Father, who art in Heaven, hallowed be Thy Name; Thy Kingdom come; Thy Will be done; on Earth as it is in heaven. Give us...

LG Autonomy and Federalism: The Missing links

    One issue that has gained traction and attract both commendation and criticism since the removal of fuel subsidy by President Bola Tinubu on assumption of...

Makinde: The primacy of infrastructural development

  By Bolanle BOLAWOLE [email protected] 0702 563 1058 L If you were to choose between three infrastructure, which is also often referred to as social amenities,...

Ajibola Ogunshola: Triumph of the non-newspaperman

Azu Ishiekwene I’ve written this before. Ten years ago, but this man’s story is new every time. To me. And to many who have crossed his path. On his...

Between NNPC, IOC and Dangote: Who is fooling Nigerians?

  By Bola BOLAWOLE [email protected] 0807 552 5533 The richest man in Africa, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, stirred the hornet’s nest recently when he accused the...

Celebrating Wole Soyinka@90: From ‘Ijegba’ to World Stage

  He is not a politician,neither is he a Public office holder. Yet,in spite of his being an acclaimed fighter for almost seven decades, He has remained what he is-...

Celebrating Wole Soyinka@90: From ‘Ijegba’ to World Stage

  Photo Caption: Professor Wole Soyinka He is not a politician,neither is he a Public office holder. But he Towers above them all. Yet,in spite of his acclaimed...

Rishi Sunak’s Next Life

Azu Ishiekwene British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak came to the job as an afterthought, yet his days in Number 10 were numbered before he received the ceremonial blessings...

Nigeria’s unknown, unsung, and unlionized heroes

  By Bola BOLAWOLE [email protected] 0807 552 5533 While marking his second June 12 or Democracy Day last June 12, 2024, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu tried to...