Category: Opinon

The Obafemi Awolowo phenomenon and fallacy of Nnamdi Azikwe’s victory in the 1951 Western Region elections

… The Lesson the Igbo Refuse to Learn from the Yoruba By Nwankwo Tony Nwaezeigwe, PhD, DD Institute of African Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka Director,...

Putting Nigeria together again will be hard

  By Ikechukwu Amaechi Can Nigeria ever be put back together? This question concentrated my mind on Thursday last week as I watched the tragi-comedy of the Deputy...

Skills Journalists, writers should learn to monetise

How can journalists, writers get paid for their skills? Lekan Otufodunrin, a media career development specialist, shares some thoughts on skills they should learn to...

Govs of SW are feckless spinless cowards

BY BAYO OLUWASANMI ———————- For the governors to give comfort and confidence to Fulani butchers to continue killing our people shows their sense of history...

Before this house falls

  By Emeka Alex Duru (08054103327, [email protected]) In the biblical accounts of St. John, when it was obvious to the Lord Jesus Christ that His disciples did not...

America: A mutation of all verities

  By Uthman Shodipe-Dosunmu Against all structures of rational largeness, against all known canons of ethical balance and normative sanity, against all the firm...

Buhari, this son of a teacher says ‘thank you’

By Femi Adesina “A good teacher is like a candle-it consumes itself to light the way for others,” said Turkish statesman, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. And that is what...

Melaye’s madness: Dele Momodu nobody hates you

….Just behave responsibly Last Saturday in his Pendulum column, Dele Momodu hit back at critics who lambasted him over ignoble trip he made to Dino Melaye’s...

Getting to the tipping point

By Adeyemi Adefulu, MFR I saw the demonstrations by the Yorubas in London on Saturday 11th September calling for the carving of Oduduwa Republic out of Nigeria. It is a...

Between ‘dividers-in-Chief and dividers-in-law

  By Wole Soyinka I am notoriously no fan of Olusegun Obasanjo, General, twice former president and co-architect with other past leaders of the crumbling edifice...