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‘BUHARI’S STRANGE SOCIAL MEDIA REGULATION AMBUSH’

Journalism professional bodies and indeed officials of the Nigerian Press organization (NPO) comprising the Newspapers Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN), Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE), the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) and Civil Society...

Jim Ovia: Garlands To ‘Grandfather’ Of Banking

THOUGH of noble birth, Mr. Jim Ovia, the pioneer Managing Director of Zenith Bank Plc and current chairman of its board realized early in life that having blue blood in one's veins wasn’t enough...

THE AGE OF DIGIDIOTS

Three unrelated events sum up the topic of this Column today.One was the statement made by the Governor of Akwa Ibom, Deacon Udom Emmanuel concerning the use of social media by youths to insult...

Kogi: Time To Throw Gov. Bello Out

Let me start by asking for a favour that would send a message to all arrogant, political emperors. Irrespective of party or religious affiliation, the people of Kogi State owe Nigeria a duty. They owe...
Ex-President Jonathan Becomes ‘Special Adviser’ to Bayelsa Gov

Open Letter to Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan

The last time I penned an open letter, it was to Uncle Timi Alaibe. In that letter, I urged him to be a true patriot and ambassador of the Ijaw nation and help build...

Oba Ewuare 11: A quintessential monarch @66

For his subjects and keen observers of his reign, His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II, Oba of Benin who will clock 66 on October 20 has been a source of...

The Vituperations Of Junaid Mohammed

Dr. Junaid Mohammed, my colleague at the National Conference of Nigeria 2014 and a former follower of the Aminu Kano school of thought, has once again demonstrated why he is referred to as a...

A Letter On The First Lady

It is gratifying that the first family rallied in the face of a blistering attack last week by busybodies. I would be remiss not to give full credit where it belongs: the office of...

Aso Rock’s Video Scandal: Daura Should Flog His Daughter

I don’t know how old Fatima Daura is, but his father, Mamman Daura, should flog her. She has dis-respected both President Muhammadu Buhari and, First Lady, Aisha Buhari. In the process, she has, also,...

Proposed Communication Tax is ill-advisable

So much has been said in the last two weeks about taxation as if Nigerians are oblivious of its crucial importance. Perhaps, it is time to tell our leaders that we, lay-economists, are aware...

Of Drones, The Governor And Saudi Prayer Warriors

A few weeks after the New York Times published a report that Boko Haram may be using drones in fresh attacks in the North East, something unusual happened. Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State entered...

El-Rufai’s Son, Tunde Bakare And Sowore

Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai, set the social media alight on Monday when he published the photograph of his six-year-old son, Al-Siddique, as the boy was being enrolled in the state government-owned Kaduna Capital...

Journalism And The Maiming Of Mr. Gates

The scholarship and practice of journalism are at crossroads. Although the current trend was foretold by scholars like Marshall McLuhan in his global village postulation, the extent of the disruption, distortion and destabilisation was...

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