Managing Nigeria’s resources for growth and development
Nigeria as a developing country has come of age with the different successive government since 1960 (Both military and civilian government) and at the preliminary stage of Nigeria independence, we operated regional government, then a parliamentary government
The bell tolls for Omotosho and a good man
Sir Remi Omotosho was a vigourous man of 75. He was full of life and his boisterousness and agile mind belied the fragility of life.
What was done that should not have been done
Our History is made up of three chapters. Chapter 1 is entitled “What was done that should not have been done”; Chapter 2 is entitled “What was not done that should...
Odia Ofeimun: Ancient and modern warrior at 70
About a year or so after Obafemi Awolowo ‘lost’ the 1979 Presidential Election, I was in the home of a senior TV journalist in Lagos when the vendor delivered the Sunday newspapers.
The Nigeria of my dream at 60: It is up to us, now - Part 5
Obafemi Awolowo, said, in a 1961 speech in London that ‘the influence which a nation exerts, the respect which it enjoys and the prestige accorded to it on the world scene depends on two important factors: the size of its wealth and caliber of its leadership.’
Mama Christie and the children of March
March is the month of Chief Obafemi Awolowo. He was born on the 6th day of that month in 1909, a few years after the end of the Yoruba Civil Wars
Joshua’s visit reawakens old memories in Awo’s Dynasty
The visit by World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, Anthony Joshua, to his hometown, Sagamu during the week may have brought back some old memories of great legends, who at one time or the other rose to the pinnacle of their career in Remo land.
Bakare denies mounting pressure on Buhari to pick successor, clarifies stance
Following my State of the Nation address on Sunday, January 5, 2020, I am constrained to make some brief clarifications due to the unrecognisable reconstruction of my utterances
The guru takes a bow: Tribute to Chief Alex Akinyele
I first met Chief Alex Akinyele sometime in 1984 when we were shopping for investors in our admittedly ambitious news media project
Awolowo, Enahoro, others receive honours at WNTV anniversary
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).