Category: Opinion

How to wake up 60-year-old sleeping giant

By Uzor Maxim Uzoatu Nigeria happens to be widely acknowledged as the Giant of Africa. China used to be the apt example of a giant that was fast asleep, which made...

NLC

How organised labour deceived Nigerians – Abati

  I was very skeptical when the current leadership of Organized Labour in Nigeria objected to the decision of the Federal Government to withdraw fuel subsidy and...

FUNAAB, Yoruba govs and the roasted dogs

  By Prof. Femi Olufunmilade One beautiful evening in the month of July 2017, my humble self and other members of the Governing Council of the Federal University of...

Buhari

Pretending for Buhari

  By Sunny Igboanugo Buhari doesn’t pretend, they pretend for him! I owe a lot to The Guardian. The Flagship of Nigerian journalism to me is not only a claim,...

Edo

Edo: Time to think

By Abiodun KOMOLAFE Edo State governorship election has come and gone. While the winners have started counting their blessings, one is not in doubt that the losers, too,...

When God won in Edo State

By TONY OKOROJI At the beginning of June 2020, Adams Oshiomhole was one of the most powerful political players in the land. The former governor of Edo State and former...

Tinubu and Edo election

By Tunde Rahman The tension-soaked Edo governorship election may have been concluded with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announcing Governor Godwin...

Gbagi: Blackmailers will pay unforgettable price

  By Sylvester Omonigho From all indications, there is a poorly scripted and badly thought-out plan designed to tarnish the good name and hard earned reputation of...

Edo election: Shape of things to come?

  By Bola Bolawole True is the saying that success has many fathers but failure is an orphan! While those on the sunny and shiny side of success are wont to beat...

What Yoruba activists for federal democracy should avoid

  By Professor Ropo Sekoni 1. One troubling myth that many Yoruba usually invoke to excuse inaction and focus on the need for the kind of change that can enable...