Falae’s stewardship and vision for Nigeria
When the 9th Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Olu Falae, marked his 80th birthday-anniversary recently, friends and associates gathered at Akure, the Ondo State capital, to celebrate his life and accomplishments in and out of public service.
Olu Falae at 80: Still going to farm before dawn
I had known Chief Olu Falae, former secretary to the government of the federation and minister of finance, only by reputation. When, on Nigeria’s return to democratic rule in 1999, he contested the presidential election and almost won, I started following him closely. Since then I made sure I read virtually all his interventions on…
SDP, CCPP plot against APC, mulls blueprint for economic recovery
The Social Democratic Party, SDP, yesterday, agreed with stalwarts of the Committee of Concerned Political Parties (CCPP), to form stronger alliance to wrest power from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) come 2019.
Why SDP has no anointed presidential candidate, by Falae
National Chairman, Social Democratic Party (SDP), Chief Olu Falae has said the party would conduct an open, free and fair presidential primary to select its candidate for the 2019 election.
Deji, Falae urge FG to include Akure in railway route
The Deji and paramount ruler of Akure Kingdom, Ondo State, Oba Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi, Odundun II, and former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Olu Falae...
Falae, SDP leaders berate major political parties for ‘lacking ideology’
Nationsl leaders of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) on Monday berated both the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for lacking the “ideology to solve various socio-economic challenges facing the country.”
SDP revivification and sundry possibilities
Recent reports about the possibility of repositioning the Social Democratic Party (SDP), as the much talked about third force on the political sphere inspired many variables. But, in the main, the incipient fascination for SDP by front row politicians reflect more on perceived shortcomings of the last year’s national convention of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)…
Thank God Buhari won 2015 election
As a spiritual person and a political analyst in this country with arrested development and where the god of the big man is his belly, I am fully persuaded that we should continue to thank God...
FG’s cattle colony proposal repugnant, says Falae
On September 21, 2015, former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and presidential candidate during the 1999 elections, Chief Oluyemisi Falae, was abducted and released after four days by suspected Fulani herdsmen who have created a route through his vast farmland in Ilado, Akure North local council of Ondo State. It was on…