The perfection and imperfection of 4th Mainland bridge
While basking in the euphoria of the announcement about the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to commence the construction of the 38km 4th Mainland Bridge by Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode...
Africa rising: Breaking out of challenges
On the 25th of May every year, Africa countries celebrate “Africa day” to commemorate the formation of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) 53years ago, now called African Union (AU).
Do you use or misuse your youthfulness?
The youthful age is the most interesting, vibrant, vigorous, versatile and active period in one’s life. It is the age of strength, in which knowledge is acquired, experience is gained ...
Remembering June 12, 1993
Abiola was not only widely respected globally but accepted locally without reservation. People with such national clout today are rare.
One year of change gone
The coming of the “change” government a year ago was full of expectations because Nigerians believed in the man that was going to be at the helm of affairs.
Where are the heroes for the Nigerian youths?
I Looked into the faces of the youngsters on children’s day, and I couldn’t help but love the way they expressed hope in Nigeria. The joy on their faces after the customary march-past was infectious.
Beyond academic insignia
The setting was the then University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) Ile Ife and it was in the early 1980s prior to a scheduled inaugural lecture.
Age of once-fiery revolutionaries - Part 2
Indeed, visibly belligerent were the socialist/communist ideologues on the left wing, while on the right side, were their similarly non-compromising capitalist and conservative adherents.