Anthony Cardinal Okogie
Nigeria is under attack
On a Monday in September 2015, former finance minister, Chief Olu Falae was on his farm in Ilado near Akure when some armed men came looking for him.
‘We need to build a nation we can call our own’
Archbishop Alfred Adewale Martins, born on June 1, 1959, was the choice of the Pope Benedict XVI as the Catholic Archbishop of Lagos and consecrated on July 5 to replace His Eminence, Anthony Cardinal Okogie, who retired on attainment of the age of 75. Martins spoke to FUNSHO AKINWALE on his 60th birthday celebration, state of…
The kind of leaders Nigeria needs, by Okogie
Archbishop Emeritus of Lagos, Anthony Cardinal Okogie, has blamed poor leadership skills as the reason why Nigeria still remains impoverished.
The truth and nothing but the truth
The year 2018 is just a few days away. But in the horizon of Nigerian politicians, it seems 2019 will come before 2018. By their speeches, conduct and posture, even the blind is able to see that preparations for the 2019 elections are already in top gear.
Ahiara Catholic diocese: ‘Nobody can twist God’s hands’
You said the face-off has refused to go away. My question is: who caused the problem? The person who caused the problem should also resolve it, so that there will be peace in the diocese.
Do we have a nation?
Nigeria has broken down and is not working. She was not well set up by British colonialists. She was further incapacitated by a succession of unprincipled politicians and lawless soldiers.
Let there be peace in Kaduna
The tragedy of Yakowa’s sudden death is amplified by refusal and failure on the path of political office holders—in Nigeria in general and in Kaduna State in particular—to continue his laudable legacy.
News recap: Buhari's extended leave, Fayose's ambition and the prices of food
First thing first: let me remind you readers that President Buhari is yet to return to the country. But a coterie of people in power - read Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker Yakubu Dogara - have told us that Baba is fine and dandy. Let's not forget those pictures of him with two APC leaders released during the week.