Guest Columns

Now That You’ve Won: An Open Letter to the New Governing Party, By ‘Gbénga Sèsan

I sat on the floor of my son's room, in tears. It was supposed to be a good day because I had invested resources in an election that meant a lot to me, and the numbers coming in meant change - electoral defeat of the incumbent President - was certain.…
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Holistic Leadership – The Arduous Task of Building, By Taiwo Odukoya

Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!... for there the LORD commanded the blessing, even life for evermore. (Psalm 133:1,3). The year was 1995, and it was the Rugby World Cup Final, the sport’s biggest game. But it was something more. It…
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Guest Columns

Mr. Buhari’s first 100 days in Office, By Oluwafemi Akinfolarin

Our presidential election is over. Change has swept the battlefield and conquered the inner bastions of the People's Democratic Party, making off with the title of Commander-in-Chief of the Federal Republic of Nigeria for Mr. Buhari. The coterie of minions - Mr. Doyin Okupe, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode and Mr. Reuben…
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Guest Columns

Buhari’s Victory and Oronto’s Death As Honey and Fart in the Mouth, By Olukayode Thomas

In the run up to the 2011 presidential election, I was Special Adviser Media and Strategy to Hon. Ibrahim Isah Bio, in a PDP government, but I remained a diehard Buharist. Most of my colleagues at my immediate past place of employment then, NEXT newspaper, led by my mentor Uncle…
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Guest Columns

Leaders, Legends and Legacies, By Chris Ngwodo

The writing of political epitaphs is a most peculiar art. Even though he has been pilloried and criticised for most of his tenure, President Goodluck Jonathan, with one act, now threatens to whitewash our memories of his presidency. His swift congratulatory message to the president-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, unanticipated as it…
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