The ‘Yorùbá’ nation and Omolúwàbí renaming proposal
I have never hidden the fact that I am a proud Yoruba person who appreciates the cultural richness of the Yoruba people. For instance, I have been fascinated, right from my youth, about the accommodating capacity and the republican pedigree of the Yoruba ....
Anambra and the path to sustainable development
As political activities begin to gather momentum in Anambra State, the citizens will be confronted with another opportunity to evaluate the incumbent administration along with other contenders for the coveted office of the state governor.
Yes, some states in the north are failing
Recent uproar amongst some members of the elite in northern geopolitical zones of Nigeria following remarks made by the Emir of Kano, His Highness Muhammadu Sanusi II, missed or deliberately ignored a central message that, many states in the northern geopolitical zones....
Our moments of angst
The latest discovery of $43.4 million, N23.3 million and 27,800 pounds in a flat at the Osborne Towers in Ikoyi, Lagos, has unarguably been the biggest of such discoveries by the EFCC.
Perils of looters’ anonymity
This bizarre anonymity was seen in the case of the N49 million loot at the Kaduna airport that the agency could not account for its owner.
Perseverance the ‘magic-key’
Back home, President Buhari contested the nation’s most exalted office many times before he eventually won the 2015 election. This is the first time we saw the virtue of perseverance translate into reality in our politics.
How to execute a growth plan
Earlier this month, President Muhammadu Buhari launched the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP). The plan is to restore the Nigerian economy from recession to growth by 2020.
Legislature should elect the president, governors
Were the United States of America a democracy, Hillary Clinton, the Democratic Party candidate in the 2016 presidential election would have broken the “glass ceiling,” and become the first female U.S. president...
Of Yari, God and meningitis outbreak
Blood of Jesus! God forbid! Please don’t mention that abominable word again. If not, I have to call-in the police before you leap over the Third Mainland Bridge.