Who Is Mamman Daura fooling?
This morning, Wednesday, 29th July 2020, I listened to the various comments by the electronic media, particularly the interesting discussion on Arise Morning Show anchored by Dr. Reuben Abati and his colleagues.
Jordan Hill celebrates young authors
Jordan Hill Creative Writing and Reading Workshop, last Wednesday, celebrated young, published authors, as well as hosted the public presentation of their books as part of activities marking this year’s Children’s Day tagged, Story Fest 2020.
The media, the citizen and information literacy
The media has increasingly been in the limelight. We do not expect anything less because of the growing gains in technologies of communication.
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…
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...
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.
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...