Opinion

Senate non confirmation of EFCC Chairman and matters arising

If there is any aspect of our national life requiring urgent surgical operation that endeared President Muhammadu Buhari’s candidature to millions of Nigerians both at home and in the diaspora prior to the 2015 general election and which contributed in no small measure to his being voted into office, it was the peoples alignment with his anti-corruption posture and belief ...

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Let’s Become Example, Beacon to Other Nations -Asiwaju Tinubu

Asiwaju Tinubu’s Christmas Message Christmas celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ, which makes it one of the most precious days of the year. Yet, Christmas is also what we make of it. Too often we are directed to focusing on the superficial and material aspects of what has become the modern celebration of this revered day.

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Open Letter to President Muhammadu Buhari

Chidi Okereke Dear President Muhammadu Buhari, What have we done to you? When I say ‘we’ I mean Igbo people, those ones from the South Eastern part of Nigeria – that place you have deliberately refused to visit since you became president in 2015.

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Speech of President Buhari at Budget 2017 presentation

SPEECH OF H.E. PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI ON THE 2017 BUDGET OF RECOVERY AND GROWTH AT JOINT SESSION OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY 14TH DECEMBER 2016  Protocols 1.  It is my pleasure to present the 2017 Budget Proposals to this distinguished Joint Assembly: the Budget of Recovery and Growth. 2.  We propose that the implementation of the Budget will be based on our Economic ...

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Ibadan: A melting point

Ibadan from its early history, had always been circumstantial and cosmopolitan. It is undisputable, that Lagelu, the Yoruba Warlord and Generalissimo was its founder around 1829. It became a British Protectorate in 1893, after a treaty, signed by Baale Fijabi, the then Baale of Ibadan, with the British Acting Governor of Lagos, George C. Denton on 15th August 1892.Ever since, ...

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The Other Side of MMM Nigeria

By Dayo Williams                                                                                   I was in the banking hall of one of these new generation banks recently for a transaction. While I was on the queue waiting for my turn to be called, I heard a guy, in his mid-20s, university graduate, post-NYSC, tell his friend that ‘’the reliability of MMM is surer than the Nigerian government where nothing is ...

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Donald Trump: Haba Professor Wole Soyinka!

By Adelowo Oguntola  I have always admired Professor Akinwande Oluwole “Wole” Soyinka’s literary works – He is indeed an outstanding grand scholar par excellence. While growing up, my Dad always give me his scholarly works to read. Some of them I read while growing up include – The Lion and the Jewel, The Man Died, The Interpreters and Ake. So ...

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Fashola’s speech at Uniben convocation

*FREEDOM FROM FEAR, CHOICES BEFORE THE NEW GENERATION* – BEING THE CONVOCATION SPEECH DELIVERED BY BABATUNDE RAJI FASHOLA, SAN AT THE UNIVERSITY OF BENIN ON THE 25TH DAY OF NOVEMBER 2016

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Akeredolu’s acceptance speech

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ACCEPTANCE SPEECH MADE ON THE 30TH OF NOVEMBER 2016 BY MR. OLUWAROTIMI ODUNAYO AKEREDOLU SAN ON THE OCCASION OF HIS VICTORY IN THE ONDO STATE GUBERNATORIAL ELECTION. 

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Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the burden of leadership

Agba t’o w’aiye; Agba to w’aiye t’omode o bu, aiye asan lo wa o; E je kan ma bu wa, e je kan ma bu wa, Ebu i ma e so laaraa.”

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