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18 May 2015
I REALLY did not want to write this piece against Dr. (Akinwumi) Adesina. I have never met him but I have a fundamental difficulty with Dr. Adesina, and one or two others who worked for President Goodluck Jonathan.
18 May 2015
18 May 2015
THESE were the words of a very popular and talented Ikwerre Eri Uvor musician, the late James Avunonu Wizor, alias Jimmy Conter, Eze Agala 1 of Ikwerre in his song titled “Change ’83” released in 1984.
18 May 2015
It is no longer news that four Nigerians have been executed in Indonesia for drug related offences.
18 May 2015
THE general elections just concluded in the United Kingdom hold some lessons for Nigeria, especially for the nation’s politicians, on how democracy can be made to work by genuine, committed democrats.
17 May 2015
LAGOS is working! That was a slogan propounded by people in government of Lagos State (Centre of Excellence), to add verve to the idea of a working government. It was a conviction shared by majority of Lagosians and even others outside the state that Lagos actually appeared to be working. And Governor Babatunde Fashola, now…
17 May 2015
I WISH our former President Chief (General) Olusegun Matthew Aremu Obasanjo, also called OBJ for convenience, could live forever. The man is absolutely, I repeat, absolutely, central to the survival of Nigeria. If it is not possible to beg God (or even the devil) to make OBJ live forever to keep Nigeria alive, we should…
17 May 2015
17 May 2015
THE covert, political war going on between former Anambra Governor Peter Obi and his successor, Chief Willie Obiano has continued to astound observers. Coming against the backdrop of the former governor’s assurances of non-interference when he handed over power in March last year, the face-off between the two brothers remains curios to people who had hoped that finally, Anambra had shrugged off the usual ego clashes between its leading citizens.
17 May 2015
IT is certainly a good development that the Lagos State House of Assembly has passed a resolution on sanctions for those who cross major highways and fail to use them where pedestrian bridges are available.
17 May 2015
THERE is no doubt that the work of Henry ‘Skip’ Gates Jnr. and others in the African American Studies programme has added an important area of reading and research into the literature of the United States of America. One speaks here of Slave Narratives.
17 May 2015
TODAY, the level of confidence in Nigeria is remarkably high, and president-elect General Muhammadu Buhari has been described by many as embodying ‘the promise of change’.

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