Chief Obafemi Awolowo.
Perhaps, no socio-political plank in Nigeria has impinged on our consciousness or has excited our admiration for the values of dedication to cherished ideals and goals more than Afenifere – the pan-Yoruba socio-political platform.
As the opening of political campaign approaches in two days time (September 28, 2022), there is ‘a motivational must’ to comment again on the necessity for issues-based campaign by all aspirants to political office.
We need to remind ourselves that as Yorubaland is a whole (even in its progressive mutilation and disfigurement as exemplified in the creation of self-asserting sub-national States), so Yoruba people are a whole.
Obviously the youth does not form hundred percent of the population of this country. But undoubtedly they are hundred percent of its future. Youth is the symbol of dynamism, growth and sustainable development of any nation.
A major paradox of human life is that we are constantly looking for the easy way out, even when we know that nothing good comes easy.
Some stakeholders are keeping a close watch on how management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd), formerly Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), will play out especially with regard to sharing of the revenue generated among the three tiers of government without rancour.
With presidential campaigns commencing end of next month, Nigerians are justifiably worried that the candidates are more engrossed in petty matters than generating and debating the big ideas that could pull the nation back from the cliff.
18 Oct 2021
The Ohanaeze Ndigbo, yesterday, chided President Muhammadu Buhari’s spokesman, Femi Adesina, over his claim that Buhari could be compared with the late Chief Nnamdi Azikiwe and Chief Obafemi Awolowo.
16 Oct 2021
Pastor Tunde Bakare, yesterday, downplayed the confrontation between the northern and the southern parts of the country over the 2023 presidency, saying it was needless.
12 Oct 2021
Sixty-one years after independence, stakeholders have said the media industry has lived up to expectation by holding public office holders accountable.
3 Oct 2021
The chronicle of Nigeria as the most populous country in Africa has been such that it falls in and out of an unsteady situation and comes out alive. Even with its mammoth prospect, years after gaining independence from its colonial masters, the country is still dealing with a foundational problem that has caused the country…