Femi Fani-Kayode

Sacrifices of Care Givers, Ameyo Adadevoh, and the Genealogy of Service, By Femi Fani-Kayode

In an essay titled ''A Virus Called Ebola and the Secret Club From Hell'' (Premium Times, 17th August 2014) I wrote that Patrick Sawyer, the American/Liberian that brought the ebola virus to Nigeria ''was an evil man with an evil intention and purpose''. I went further by writing that: ''worst…
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Adeolu Ademoyo

Nuhu Ribadu and The Moral Musical Chair, By Adeolu Ademoyo

We might have missed some important observation made at the wake of the recent Èkìtì elections. The elections brought in Mr. Fáyọ̀ṣe of PDP as the new Governor. But the incumbent governor Mr. Káyọ̀dé Fáyẹmí of APC made a poignant but subtle statement about the outcome of the elections. He…
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Columns

A Race Through Race in Missouri, By Pius Adesanmi

Contrary to popular opinion, race is not always the elephant in the room in America. Sometimes, it is just a three hundred-pound gorilla in a car. Dateline: Spring 2008. Professor Abdulrasheed Na'Allah, now Vice Chancellor of Kwara State University, was convener and host of that year’s annual meeting of the…
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Issues of the Day

Orangutans, Meerkats, and Marilyn Ogar’s Carrot, By Pius Adesanmi

I have good news for Ms. Marilyn Ogar, spokesperson for the Department of State Services (DSS) and unworthy aspirant to the unfilled shoes of Alozie Ogugbuaja in the annals of Force public relations in Nigeria. Contrary to the harsh judgment of her performance in a recent Channels Television interview by…
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Aribisala on Tuesday

#Bring back our Northern domination, By Femi Aribisala

The Northern Elders Forum, the apostles of “the North is born to rule,” finally played their joker. They maintained that if the government does not #Bring Back Our Girls by the end of October, 2014, Jonathan should forget about running for re-election. This again reveals that there is more political…
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Adeolu Ademoyo

Jonathan, Ọ̀ṣun Election, and The DSS Guilt of Wandering, By Adeolu Ademoyo

The conduct of two recent mid term elections (Èkìtì and Ọ̀ṣun Governorship elections) in Nigeria has created a lot of interest. On the surface, the legal coefficient in an election seems to be a sufficient factor, which guarantees the validity of an election. But it is crucial to always keep in mind …
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Issues of the Day

Decontee Sawyer: Grieving Widow, Daft Bimbo or Self-Seeking Narcissist? By Hussaina Ishaya Audu

When at first I read Decontee Sawyer’s attempt to excuse away the irresponsible conduct of her husband, Patrick Sawyer(Premium Times, August 13 2014), I was truly peeved. She should just have kept quiet. That way, we wouldn’t even have known of her existence. Then I read it a second time,…
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