Adeolu Ademoyo

Biafran Secessionist Call a National, Not an Igbo, Question, By Adeolu Ademoyo

The secession call by the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) continues to generate responses and interpretations from Nigerians. However, some of these responses and interpretations do not conceptualize the problem properly. Hence, they tend to exclude the critical issues and questions at a deeper, sober and more critical level. For…
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The Morality and Mortality in Alamieyeseigha’s Death and Diezani Alison-Madueke’s Illness, By Adeolu Ademoyo

Depending on the context, death and illness are two occurrences, which are often difficult to write and talk about. This broad challenge is made more complicated in a contemporary African context-in this case Nigerian context- that is disposed to irrationality. The belief is: Do Not Speak Ill of The Dead…
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The Ides of March: Why Military Will Annul March Election, By Adeolu Ademoyo

On February 7, 2015 seven days to the scheduled February 14 elections, the Nigerian military aborted the voting through a letter from  Sambo Dasuki NSA to INEC that they could not guarantee security during the scheduled February 14 elections. Technically, Sambo Dasuki issued a threat and a blackmail on behalf…
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Ash Wednesday, Pope Francis, Osinbajo and The Nigerian Poor, By Adeolu Ademoyo

Today is the Ash Wednesday. It marks the beginning of the yearly formal Christian Lent season. Symbolically, Christians use the ash to mark their forehead with a cross. We are in a world where signs are meaning dependent. Thus, the ash is a substantive symbol of suffering, poverty and death…
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Letter To Nigeria’s Military High Command, By Adeolu Ademoyo

Dear Badeh, Minimah, Amosun, Dasuki, Gusau, Air Chief Marshal Badeh, the Chief of Defense Staff, Major General Minimah, the Chief of Army Staff, Air Marshall Amosun, the Chief of Air Staff, Col Sambo Dasuki, National Security Adviser to President Jonathan, General Aliyu Gusau, the minister of defense. I write to…
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Will Goodluck Jonathan Dissolve The Nigerian People? By Adeolu Ademoyo

After the uprising of the 17th June The Secretary of the Writers Union Had leaflets distributed in the Stalinallee Stating that the people Had forfeited the confidence of the government And could win it back only By redoubled efforts. Would it not be easier In that case for the government…
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Letter To Bishop Oyedepo: Thou Shall Serve No Other God, By Adeolu Ademoyo

Dear Bishop Oyedepo, Based on the foundations of our faith in the Acts of the Apostles whereby as Christians we are urged by the living God to proclaim the Gospel with joy, great enthusiasm and minister to the poorest among us, I bring the word of God to you with…
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How Jonathan Destroyed The Military and Then Nigeria, By Adeolu Ademoyo

President Jonathan and the ruling party –PDP- have made the military a party to the February 14th elections-a dangerous and desperate move that has put the soul of the nation in balance. To make the military serve the political interest of a party, the ruling party, PDP and of the…
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Letter To Cardinal Onaiyekan: Father Mbaka Did No Wrong, By Adeolu Ademoyo

Dear Cardinal Onaiyekan, I write this open letter to you on the basis of the Christian faith. There is an inviolable mission which underscores our Christian faith. The Catholic faith has carried this Christian mission to its greatest height. That mission is the social and moral teaching of our faith.…
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Of and Beyond Buhari and Jonathan, By Adeolu Ademoyo

Regardless of the outcome of the 2015 elections, Nigerians are going to have the opportunity to end once and for all the issueless “quota” system and “power rotation” electoral arithmetic and politics which is devoid of merit and quality. Nigeria will be left with no option than to institute a…
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