Opinion

Governors Nyesom and Ayo Fayose As the New Face of Nigeria’s Opposition Politics

Since the PDP lost the 2015 general elections to the APC, the role of the opposition which is indispensable in a democracy has been redefined by governors Nyesom Wike of Rivers and Ayo Fayose of Ekiti states as the arrowhead with their infantile tantrums and theatrics which is a great disservice to the responsibility and responsiveness of opposition politics in ...

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Ogbeni @ 60: The Power of Conviction

By Semiu Okanlawon Early in the life of his administration, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola brought up a video for those he believed were going to play critical roles in the implementation of his development agenda. It was a video on Bogota, the once decrepit, dreaded slummy province of Columbia.

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The ban on Vehicle Inspection Service (VIS) on Lagos roads and Matters Arising

By Nelson Ekujumi Following Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s announcement of the ban of Vehicle Inspection Service officials (VIS) from Lagos roads at the public commissioning of the Ojodu Berger bus stop pedestrian bridges, a lay by and a slip road some few days ago, the public space has been awash with divergent comments on the proprietary or otherwise of the government’s ...

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The Largeness Of Aregbesola In Osun, Lagos And Nigeria

Our progenitor, the great Oranmiyan who has become a phenomenon in Yorubaland traversing the old Oyo empire up to the present day Ile Ife was a Prince, a King, warrior and custodian of cultural authority during his heroic days. Many centuries after he left, another symbol of peace, progress and prosperity for the Yoruba race emanated with unquenchable zeal, implosive ...

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DR. AYODELE FAYOSE, CHIBOK GIRLS AND OUR EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM

DR. AYODELE FAYOSE, CHIBOK GIRLS AND OUR EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM I listened with rapt attention, although by accident or co-incidence, the discourse on the issues raised by the Governor of Ekiti State , Dr Ayodele Fayose as it concerns the 82 Chibok Girls which were just negotiatedly released by the Federal Government from the Boko Haram terrorist group.

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The Great Example of Ahmadu Bello University

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NIGERIANS, BEWARE OF ANTI DEMOCRATIC ELEMENTS ON THE PROWL

By Nelson Ekujumi The June 12 Coalition of Democratic Formations (J12CODEF) like other progressive pro people interests, frowns at the recent meeting of the three musketeers at the Minna, hilltop residence of former head of state Gen. Ibrahim Babangida(Rtd.) to purportedly discuss the state of the nation as reported in the media.

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Deputy Senate President Ekweremadu Cheap Blackmail Against EFCC as Legislative Rascality

By Nelson Ekujumi Just this evening on a national TV station at 10pm, one watched the PDP caucus of the national assembly alleged that the Presidency using the EFCC wants to arrest deputy senate President, senator Ike Ekweremadu and all other former PDP governors who are now senators as well as dissenting voices in the APC.

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The search for Peter Obi

By Dare Babarinsa One of the problems confronting Nigerian first generation of leaders was where to find suitable persons to occupy posts hitherto occupied by British citizens. This was the situation in both the public and private sectors. In many companies, especially those that originated from England and other European countries, it took years before Nigerians gained entrance into the ...

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Dear Nigerian Youths, Life Is About Struggle, Betrayer’s Tag Is Blackmail

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye Class Struggle, as posited by Karl Marx, means fight against slavery. It connote Fight for FREEDOM from SLAVERY and EXPLOITATION. Through the class struggle, the earth moved from Ancient Communism/slavery to Feudalism, now Capitalism while Socialism is already knocking at the door step of capitalism.

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