Jakande: Celebrating a visionary leader at 89
The concept of leadership has always been of tremendous interest to classical thinkers as well as contemporary political and management scholars as our world continues on the path of progressive evolution. On the other hand, visionary leadership theory rose to prominence in 1980-90s, and can be traced back to the political sociology writings of Max Weber…
A reminder of the 1983 old Ondo governorship elections
Desperation for electoral victories is not a new phenomenon in Nigeria, and has on many occasions led to a significant loss of life. As Ekiti prepares for elections next month...
The land use decree, 40 years on!
On the 29th of March 2018 the Land Use Decree known as Decree 6 of 1978 promulgated by the General Olusegun Obasanjo’s regime was 40 years. Barely a year later, the decree was made part of the Nigerian constitution before the hand over to the civilian Government of Alhaji Shehu Shagari...
On free trade: three stories
During the Napoleonic wars, it became very difficult for the British to import grain from Europe. This led to the British looking inward and expanding wheat farming in their own country.
How Ekwueme helped create more states
After inauguration on October 1, 1979, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, as Vice President, with the approval of his boss, Alhaji Shehu Shagari made some appointments.
Ex-president Shagari speaks on relationship with Ekwueme
Former President Shehu Shagari has described late Dr Alex Ekwueme, as a vice president he trusted while their service to the nation lasted.
Obasanjo tackles Shagari over insufficiency in rice production
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday critised the regime of Second Republic President, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, for allegedly scuttling the progress made by the country to be self-sufficient in rice production.
How the north benefits from restructuring
Opponents of restructuring who argue that the northern geo-political zones stand to lose influence and power if the country is geo-politically and fiscally reconfigured are badly mistaken.