Reuben Abati celebrates wife, Iyabo, at 50th Birth
English romantic poet, John Keats, once wrote that a thing of beauty is joy forever. Those who have been privileged to witness the evergreen romance between Reuben Abati and his wife, Iyabo (nee Babalola), would no doubt align with Keats’ position. Since their chance meeting several decades ago, the duo have played unending orchestra to…
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…
Media tasked to set agenda for development
The Nigerian media have been tasked to set agenda for the country to ensure citizens explore ways to develop the economy.
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”,…
Open letter to Garba Shehu
Sir: In my teenage years I was enthralled by the bearing of prolific writers such as Fr. Mathew Hassan Kukah (now my Lord Bishop), Edwin Madunagu, Fr. Gabriel Osu, Reuben Abati...
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.
Media chiefs urge truth, integrity in journalism at Betty Irabor’s birthday
The keynote speaker, Dr. Abiola revealed that as a journalist, it was difficult to maintain integrity and even harder for a woman who is in a position of power.
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