The Sunday Igboho I Knew – By Babafemi Ojudu

It was in 2009. The Appeal Court sitting in Ilorin ordered a rerun in a number of polling units in the election between Segun Oni of PDP and Dr Kayode Fayemi of ACN. * Sunday Igboho Oni had in the main election and the election petition tribunal that followed been declared winner of the gubernatorial contest. Our party , ACN contested this , hence the declaration … Continue reading The Sunday Igboho I Knew – By Babafemi Ojudu

Opinion: Shehu Garba needs some education -By Dare Babarinsa

It is interesting that the Presidency finally found its voice concerning the security situation in Ondo State. In recent months, Ondo State has been at the centre of grave insecurity in the South West. It was here that a first-class traditional ruler was kidnapped and killed. It was here that the daughter of Chief Reuben Fasoranti, the leader of Afenifere, was also killed in an … Continue reading Opinion: Shehu Garba needs some education -By Dare Babarinsa

Bishop Kukah’s letter to Sir Ahmadu Bello

An Open Letter To Alhaji Sir Ahmadu Bello, The Sardauna Of SokotoBy Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah. I am not sure I know how to address you especially now that the formal Ranka ya dade is of no use to you since you are now in eternity. However, because this is a very special year, I had decided to write two letters, one to you and … Continue reading Bishop Kukah’s letter to Sir Ahmadu Bello

Opinion: Advice to Bishop Kukah – Please Shut Up and Hold Your Peace! – By Tunde Asaju

Bishop Hassan Kukah, a PhD holder, priest extraordinaire and a son of the Bajju Kingdom has ruffled feathers again. He has told truth to power from his vantage position. In that, he is in tandem with his host, His Eminence, the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar who, of late has been breaking both with military and trado-religious tradition crying more than the bereaved. Why is … Continue reading Opinion: Advice to Bishop Kukah – Please Shut Up and Hold Your Peace! – By Tunde Asaju

Opinion : Five takeaways from the safe return of 344 Kankara schoolboys – By Garba Shehu

The safe return of all 344 boys kidnapped from the Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, in Katsina State would be celebrated in any decent part of the world where empathy overrides cheap politics. And for a good cause. The outpouring of sighs, cries of relief and joy over the return of the boys reverberated beyond their immediate families. As the news spread far and wide, … Continue reading Opinion : Five takeaways from the safe return of 344 Kankara schoolboys – By Garba Shehu

Opinion: Between ‘Dividers in Chief’ and ‘Dividers in Law’ – By Wole Soyinka

I am notoriously no fan of Olusegun Obasanjo, General, twice former president and co-architect with other past leaders of the crumbling edifice that is still generously called Nigeria. I have no reasons to change my stance on his record. Nonetheless, I embrace the responsibility of calling attention to any accurate reading of this nation from whatever source, as a contraption teetering on the very edge … Continue reading Opinion: Between ‘Dividers in Chief’ and ‘Dividers in Law’ – By Wole Soyinka

Opinion: History will be kinder to Buhari than his critics are prepared to be – Garba Shehu

The All Progressives Congress, APC came to power in 2015 defeating an incumbent administration amidst very high expectations from President Muhammadu Buhari. Five years on, the administration has worked hard to meet many expectations, but still, there are certain tough decisions which had to be taken to put back the country on the path of sustainable development. To stop the mismanagement of taxpayer money, eliminate … Continue reading Opinion: History will be kinder to Buhari than his critics are prepared to be – Garba Shehu

FFK, The Drug Addled Thug In Designer Wears – DailyTrust

Femi Fani-Kayode, (more popularly known as FFK by the initials of his name) the designer wearing son of Chief Remilekun Fani-Kayode, (Fanny power) Deputy Premier of the Western Region in the first republic is the perfect example of a pig still being a pig even with lipstick on. Yes, he is on record to have attended the high-brow English public school Harrow and followed that … Continue reading FFK, The Drug Addled Thug In Designer Wears – DailyTrust

Opinion: Fasanmi and the opportunity for re-invention – By Dare Babarinsa

Those who knew Senator Ayo Fasanmi would not have been surprised about the outpouring of tributes for the statesman. Though the last time he was directly involved in the art of governance was in 1983, he remained political active throughout the rest of his life, providing mentorship to younger generations of Nigerian leaders. Paying tribute to Fasanmi, Chief Adebisi Akande, the second elected Governor of … Continue reading Opinion: Fasanmi and the opportunity for re-invention – By Dare Babarinsa

Opinion: Oshiomhole’s deceptive Apologia – By Richard Akinnola

May the soul of aunty Remi Oyo rest in peace. Late Aunty Remi was president Obasanjo’s spokesperson. Aunty Remi had no iota of respect for Adams Oshiomhole as a Labour leader because of his Hyde and Jackyl predilection. As the number one Labour leader, Adams would huff and puff, mobilizing us, the Labour and civil society for one strike and protest or the other. With … Continue reading Opinion: Oshiomhole’s deceptive Apologia – By Richard Akinnola