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PIB, BUHARI’S NON-FEDERAL CHARACTER: WHERE ARE SOUTHERN LEADERS?

I would like to return to my September, 2019 piece titled, ‘Why Buhari is Man of the Decade’ to strengthen my argument today that our President, Muhammadu Buhari deserves more respect than we have...

A BABEL OF CITADELS

Martins Oloja's typically detailed and characteristically incisive piece in his *Inside Stuff* column in *The Guardian on Sunday* of June 27, 2021, practically took out from my mouth, an issue which has agitated my...
BETWEEN MUSHIN AND NGIGE'S VICTORIA ISLAND

TWITTER, COW ROUTES AND AN OUTWORN PRESIDENCY

Our president "seems to act speedily only when there is a political enemy to be punished." That is the conclusion of about 40 diaspora Nigerian intellectuals in a statement they issued on the state...
BUHARI AND NEAR SUCCESS SYNDROME

NIGERIA NEEDS BETTER, NOT MORE UNIVERSITIES

There is a sense in which one can claim that it is provocative that the authorities in Nigeria have continued to ignore the groundswell of informed commentaries that Nigeria needs better, not more universities...
Poor Communication Is Nigeria's Biggest Problem

Social Media and Guerilla Legislation in Nigeria

The insurgency which began in the Northeast some years back has had a major impact on social life in the country. Several negative happenings; banditry, kidnapping etc. are largely seen as the impact of...

How Ola Adebogun Inspired My PhD Studies, Gave Me My First One-Million-Naira Gift

I met Dr. Ola Adebogun in 2014. At that time life was at its lowest ebb but he gave me a chance and encouraged me massively all the way as a father would do to his biological son. He...

Why What Is Good For Ijaws should Also Be Good For Others

I have been directly and remotely involved in the Niger Delta struggle for over two decades and still counting. While I may not have carried arms like my Ijaw brothers, I can beat my...
ISMAILA FUNTUA: WHY ABUJA WON’T FORGET HIM

LASU: BEFORE POLITICS DESTROYS ITS BRAND

There have been so many issues in the news that should be discussed here this week even without suspending my theme for this month: ‘Six years of excuses, 22 years of locusts’. I have...

TRIBUTE TO BISI LAWRENCE (BIZ LAW)

I have had the rare privilege and honour of learning from, mentored by and working with Bisi Lawrence, popularly known as BIZ LAW in the past 30years. There are many things that need to be said about BIZ...

OPEN LETTER TO MR. UDOM EMMANUEL, GOVERNOR OF AKWA IBOM STATE

Dear Sir, I have resorted to this medium to share my thoughts with you about the gathering storm in the state and the need to take deliberate and urgent action to pull the state from...
BETWEEN MUSHIN AND NGIGE'S VICTORIA ISLAND

Has Nigeria truly failed?

"In an upcoming foreign policy piece, Dr. Robert Rotberg and I will argue that Nigeria is a failed state." That is a 6 May, 2021 tweet from John Campbell, a former United States Ambassador...

The Scourge Of Ritual Killings In Nigeria

Iniobong Umoren was a young woman in her early 20’s who lived in Uyo the Akwa Ibom State capital. She shared, on Twitter, her need for a job, and one Twitter user named Uduak...
Femi Adeoye: Ekiti COVID-19 significant ambassador

SIX YEARS OF EXCUSES, 22 YEARS OF LOCUSTS

As I was saying on this sixth anniversary of the Buhari administration, our leaders at all levels have a responsibility to swallow their pride and vanity and focus intentionally on robust investment in education...

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