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Shaka Momodu: A Columnist as Hater-in-Chief – Femi Adesina

For many years, week after week, Shaka Momodu opens the sewers, and pours vitriol on President Muhammadu Buhari on the back page of Thisday Newspapers. We ignore him, reasoning that when a mind is...
Sefi Atta Writes An Open Letter to Aisha Buhari

Sefi Atta Writes An Open Letter to Aisha Buhari

Dear Aisha Buhari, Last Christmas in Lekki, Lagos, where I live, I saw a street beggar and I thought about you. She sat on a pavement near a busy junction. She was barefoot and wore a...
Sale Mamman: Taking The Right Steps In Nigeria’s Power House

Sale Mamman: Taking The Right Steps In Nigeria’s Power House

Have you met the Honourable Minister of Power, Engr. Sale Mamman? I have and nothing has made me more confident that President Muhammadu Buhari has got his Man Friday in the power sector at...
2020: Rivers Designed for Greater Heights

2020: Rivers Designed for Greater Heights

Since 2015, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has established a process of performance,  projects and service delivery that has lifted the state to an enviable level.  Through diligent implementation of annual budgets, Governor Wike has...
‘WEEP NOT FOR LAWAN & GBAJABIAMILA’

‘WEEP NOT FOR LAWAN & GBAJABIAMILA’

I would like to maintain a consistency in the end-of-year message of hope I began last week when I stated that we should not continue reading from any books of lamentation at this time....
Endless Borrowing Will Lead to Endless Sorrowing

Endless Borrowing Will Lead to Endless Sorrowing

John Quincy Adams once said “there are two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by debt.” He may have very well been referring to Nigeria...
The Year of Global Demo-Crisis

The Year of Global Demo-Crisis

2019 has thrown a sucker punch that has left democracy grasping for breath across the globe. Many states (nations) have witnessed an unprecedented rise of both quasi and full-fledged dictatorships, (in most cases) against...
2023 PRESIDENCY: DECIDING FACTOR

2023 PRESIDENCY: DECIDING FACTOR

About three years to the next general election, the race for Nigeria’s No 1 post, has earnestly begun. President- Muhammadu Buhari is constitutionally disqualified from re contesting as the position has a two-term limit....
Atiku: They Gave Him A False Sense Of Hope – Femi Adesina

Atiku: They Gave Him A False Sense Of Hope – Femi Adesina

After the Supreme Court threw out the legal challenge by Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on the February 2019 presidential poll last week, two things flashed across my mind. One was...

‘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...

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