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Tunji Olaopa

6 Sep
If there is a tribute that gave me so much pleasure to write, this would be one in a very few ever written. And I can tell in advance how much pride that generations of political science graduates of the University of Ibadan would have...
11 Mar
Just some few weeks ago, the management of the University of Ibadan announced the sad news of the death of Mr. Nigel Derek Henry, the longest serving member of the Classics Department...
28 Dec 2020
Death is the ultimate of all the gloomy things to write about in life. It is the cessation of all possibilities. And this is why it always leaves a bitter taste in the memory...
27 Jan 2020
On Tuesday, the 17th of December, 2019, Ibadan School of Government and Public Policy (ISGPP) and its Governing Council Chair, Prof. Akin Mabogunje, played host to a galaxy of Nigeria’s great minds...
25 Dec 2019
At 60, I cannot but remember a crowd of people who have played various roles in my becoming who I am today. These are people who inspired me and some of who are still around and continue to encourage me on the journey...
18 Dec 2019
Renowned poet and prolific writer, Odia Ofeimun, has urged Nigerians to emulate the patriotism of a retired federal permanent secretary, Prof. Tunji Olaopa, for the country to be great again.
16 Dec 2019
When they pass through your streets and your highways, they demand your bodies be laid across their paths for their smooth passage.
9 Sep 2019
The public service anywhere is the key institution that guarantees the legitimacy of government. The simple reason for this is that it is an amalgam of structures, processes and procedures...
5 Jun 2019
One of the most interesting features of Nigeria’s political environment is the rate at which it generates concepts, idioms and neologisms that populate...
18 Feb 2019
This is a philosophical reflection on Nigeria with Plato’s Republic as reference. I must apologize and indeed warn readers ahead, that the exposition on Plato’s Republic in this piece is quite extensive, almost the first half. For those who are familiar with my public commentary, it is no longer strange that I draw on Plato,…
16 Nov 2018
Mr. Allison Akene Ayida, a foremost Nigerian “Renowned Sage, Quintessential Public Servant, Corporate Governance Connoisseur and Author” died October 11, 2018 after a grave illness....
2 Jul 2018
Unarguably, Nigeria’s primary failure has been leadership. The leadership crisis has gone on for long so much that ineffective leadership has become systemic in nearly every aspect of the national life.


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The Taliban agreed Wednesday to work with Russia, China and Iran on regional security after the Kremlin warned of emerging Islamic State and drug-trafficking threats in the wake of the hardline group's takeover in Afghanistan.