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2 Oct
“Between good friends, brothers shall I say there must be frank understanding. Lack of frankness leads to suspicion, suspicion engenders mistrust and mistrust breeds enmity. But so long as we speak with an open mind and know one another’s thoughts and respect them even though we cannot agree with them, we shall remain good friends.”…
17 Nov 2021
The Nigerian Observer is one of Nigeria’s oldest newspapers. It used to have columnists like Anthony Enahoro, Abiola Adetokunbo, Osasere Adagbonyin and many big names.
9 Aug 2021
I've become more circumspect, lately, in my choice of labels for our leaders, past and present. I was going to begin this piece by referring to the regime of Nigeria
15 May 2021
The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has declared its support for the ban placed on open grazing by Southern governors, saying it was the right way to go.
24 Dec 2020
This paper dwells on the balance of power and politics in Edo State with a particular focus on Edo central. The choice of this topic by Edo-Okpa Unity Forum proceeds from the fact that Edo Central Senatorial District.....
10 Apr 2020
Thirty-Seven years after he overthrew the elected governor of the defunct Bendel State, Prof. Ambrose Mofolorunsho Alli, in a coup and ordered his trial over alleged corruption, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday rewrote his history.....
1 Nov 2019
The Premier of the Old Western Region, the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo and foremost journalist and statesman, Chief Anthony Enahoro, were among Nigerians honoured yesterday at the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Western Nigerian Television (WNTV).
25 Jul 2019
Because of his monumental achievements in politics, specifically in the governance of Lagos State, it is easy to gloss over his giant strides in journalism, his first love. It is easy for the achievements to overshadow his indelible mark in journalism.
10 Jul 2019
The Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Frank Okiye, yesterday urged the House of Representatives not to allow itself to be used by anyone to achieve their personal agenda. This came as the federal lawmakers adopted a motion under matters of urgent importance sponsored by Prof. Julius Ihonvbere at the plenary presided over by…
13 Jun 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari was inaugurated for a second term in office on May 29, 2019 after contesting and winning in presidential ballot of February 2019. The day Mr. President was inaugurated for a second term in office is of particular significance in Nigeria’s history not for any other peculiar reason but because on the same…
2 Dec 2018
Sir: As the 2019 general elections draw near, there has been a huge clamour for the populace to get their Permanent Voters Card (PVC) and vote for credible candidates. The clamour, though having good intentions is not rightly placed. Information available reveals that majority of the voters from the 2015 general elections were the uneducated…
12 Apr 2018
The aim here is to summarise my current position on the question of geopolitical restructuring of Nigeria. I say “current” because as far as I can remember...


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