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19 Jul 2021
It has been my humble privilege to have been writing “regularly but only occasionally” for several Nigerian newspapers since 1980.
24 Sep 2020
Sir: Those who are abusing the former president, General Pa Arẹmu Ọbasanjọ (OBJ), for telling some home truth to the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (GMB) have come to realise that they have some other persons to abuse in favour of GMB, even though nobody seems willing to abuse the Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wọle Ṣoyinka…
4 Feb 2019
Sir: What I want to tell Muhideen Akorede is that until you privatise water supply, Nigerians will never see why they should pay for water. The good thing about it is that once many companies go into water supply business, it will become cheaper than sinking and maintaining boreholes. Government is not responsible for water…
28 Jan 2019
If I were a president or political leader, one of my prayers to God would be: may I never receive a public letter from Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, ex military Head of State, ex-president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and world-President-at-Large! His letters to leaders are often guided missiles, much like the famed ‘ogbunigwe’ of…
1 Jan 2019
Since the President, General Muhammadu Buhari (GMB) has confessed secretly to the state governors that the economy is in terrible shape, fourth year into his own presidency, what remains than for him to resign honourably, if he is a honourable person? It makes no sense treating anyone who revels in carnage and economic destruction of…
3 Apr 2018
Chief Alexander Mwolwus, a Plateau PDP Chieftain, on Tuesday took on former President Olusegun Obansanjo whom he accused of plotting to discredit PDP to promote his personal interest. Obasanjo had in a statement on Monday, told Nigerians not to take the apology offered by PDP some weeks ago serious and had described it as a…
25 Feb 2018
Last week, former President Olusegun Obasanjo was in Bayelsa State preaching love. He went at the instance of the State Governor, Seraike Dickson who wanted him (since the incumbent president is not readily available for such task) to commission projects built by the state government as part of the activities to mark the sixth anniversary…
15 Jan 2018
Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, is among 14, 771 persons expected to receive honours at the 7th convocation of National Open University of Nigeria(NOUN), Prof. Abdalla Adamu, NOUN’s Vice-Chancellor, has said. The former president is expected to receive a doctorate in Christian Theology, Adamu said at a news briefing on the institution’s 2018 convocation scheduled…


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Donald Trump's legal team went on the offensive on Friday following his historic indictment, vowing the former president would never seek a plea deal and was ready "to fight" all charges.
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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday pledged enduring ties with Israel but warned against inflaming tensions with the Palestinians, following a rare public spat between the allies.
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The Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), popularly called e-Naira, is growing faster than the expectation of pundits. It was greeted with scepticism after the launch in October 2021 as Nigerians wondered what it was about when internet banking was already part of the monetary system. Many didn't know that e-Naira, a non-physical currency, was different…
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The Indigenous People of Northwest (IPNW) has urged the leadership of the APC to zone the position of Senate President of the 10th National Assembly to the Northwest Geo-political zone of the country.The Indigenous People of Northwest (IPNW) has urged the leadership of the APC to zone the position of Senate President of the 10th National Assembly to the Northwest Geo-political zone of the country.
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Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has renamed the state-owned Technical University (Tech U), Ibadan, after his predecessor, late Abiola Ajimobi.