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Kole Omotoso

6 Jan 2019
The names of the contesting parties in the upcoming student elections at Roadside University come from the English saying that half of a dozen is the same thing as six.
16 Dec 2018
The world is at a point where something, one thing, happens driven by an idea. The Arab spring happens when a young man killed himself in protest against his unemployment.
14 Oct 2018
In 1790, the American diplomat and politician Gouverneur Morris compared the French and American Revolutions, saying that the French ‘have taken Genius...
23 Sep 2018
Nigeria is a poor country. It has been a poor country since independence. That is why a study of the party political manifestos and the speeches of military-enter-politics for the first time shows an abundance of promises.
16 Sep 2018
The modern road complained of loneliness. The Road is neither male nor female. The Road is both male and female. In its loneliness the Road sought Awo Ifa.
2 Sep 2018
Alaba here speaks of the culture of his town, Akure City, Capital of the Sunshine State of Ondo. Culture is our nature. Culture is loveable. It is also laughable especially to those who do not understand it and those who have lost it.
29 Jul 2018
Let us begin with the multiple worlds in which we live. We live in three worlds and these three worlds are not unrelated to the three worlds of the living, the dead and the unborn.
8 Jul 2018
This weekend marks 30 years of the launch of JUST BEFORE DAWN. The title is still the most optimistic aspect of the book. The darkest hours are just before dawn.
17 Jun 2018
What is the most scary thing you have ever read in a book? In the course of reading two books recently, I came across the most scary narrative that I have ever read. The two books are This Present...
29 Apr 2018
It is a pleasure always to listen to the solvers of National problems when they propose that all that needs to be done is just one thing. And all the problems of the country would be solved! A subtle reference to six blind men seeking to understand what an elephant looks like would not damp...
8 Apr 2018
Language as a determining factor in national development is still not understood by the planners, the executors and the politicians. It is the problem of English, of French and of Portuguese. To continue to think that the colonies of these languages ....
4 Mar 2018
When you speak a language, that’s fine. The language flows forth from you and you enjoy its glow. You recite all those funny verses you heard and laughed at.


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One of the fastest-growing banks in Nigeria, PremiumTrust Bank, has bagged the LEADERSHIP Most Innovative Bank of the Year 2022 award at an elaborate ceremony which held on Tuesday in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
35 mins ago
Created close to half a century ago, so far ruled by 11 appointed military administrators and governed by five elected civilian governors, Plateau State – one of Nigeria’s 36 states located in the central part of the country – has played pivotal roles in shaping the providence of Nigeria and many Nigerians: from serving as a breeding ground for numerous professional stars to being an incubator of strategic decisions that for decades to come, will feed into the progress of Nigeria. 
39 mins ago
The Coalition of Southern Groups (CSG) has called for the sacking of the Group Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited, Mele Kyari and others who are supposed to ensure the availability of fuel in the country.
1 hour ago
Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has introduced a Nigerian Internal Security and Public Safety Alert System (N-Alerts), for the report of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) before, during and after the general election.
2 hours ago
Police officers in Plymouth have transported a swan to the veterinarian in the trunk of a car after they got reports that it was hit by a car. According to Plymouth police, officers were summoned to the city's Mutley Plain neighborhood. Officers reported that a swan had been taken from Plymouth Harbour by a "drunk male"…