Time to sign off public writing
I have reached a very significant point in my regular public writing, and compelled by a personal work restructuring that I just undertook to step it down significantly, by 70% perhaps. It means I would henceforth intervene in national discourse only on very few occasions when I feel so strongly, and when I need to…
Lessons of life
Someone asked me: “What is your opinion about death?” Should anyone hold an opinion on such an important matter, or should one not truthfully...
Obaigbena, Olanipekun, Abati to lead discussion on future of media
Thisday Publisher, Prince Nduka Obaigbena, a former President of Nigerian Bar Association, Chief Wole Olanipekun, and a former Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan...
Abati Confirms: “I Am Writing The Book” Reuben Abati, former Presidential spokesman (Goodluck Jonathan Presidency 2011 to 2015), has responded to calls that he write a book on his years in Aso Rock. “Regarding Nigeria’s recent history. I take your suggestion”, Abati wrote in an emailed message to this column. “I have been conducting interviews”,…
Africa needs new model of development, say experts
They spoke in Lagos at the launch of a book titled: Integral Community Enterprise in Africa: Communitalism as an Alternative to Capitalism, authored by Fr. Anselm Adodo.
Prickly powers of the porcupine
Porcupine power is the term used pejoratively to describe the power of a North Carolina Senator, Jesse Helms, who was reputed to have always played the politics of confrontation in congress.
We demand apology from Abati
This piece is not intended to polish the already polished but bruised image of Abati. It is to give credence to Abati’s intellectual prowess and win back some of us who will immeasurably benefit
My President: Hearing affliction in the Villa
Your Excellency, I just want to tell you that I am very loyal. I wouldn’t know what my friends, Femi Adesina and Shehu Garba are telling you about me, but you can take it ...