Guest Columns

Canvassing Youths Into a Poverty Developing Party, By Ahmed Oluwasanjo

Truth be told, Nigerians need another national party that is formidable enough to keep the APC on its toes. Otherwise, a Poverty Developing Party that subjected Nigerians to servitude for 16 good years does not deserve our sympathy and support. In order to really re-brand and re-build itself, the PDP…
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Guest Columns

Almost 100 Days Since President Buhari Took Over, By Ahmed Oluwasanjo

Holding Baba Buhari to a very high standard is not goading him to fail. We are seeing the prospect of his administration already and hope is alive. We hope things get better has Buhari unviels his roadmap for Nigeria in the coming days. May God strengthen and give Baba Buhari…
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Opinion

Let Us Have Our Say If Buhari Belongs To Us All, By Ahmed Oluwasanjo

Above all, I believe in President Buhari's leadership and I pray for him daily. However, holding him to a higher standard is one thing I owe him after campaigning and supporting him to become our president and I will be very happy if this public outcry would prevent him from…
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Opinion

Can Nigerians Lynch Corrupt Politicians Likewise?, By Ahmed Oluwasanjo

I reiterate not being an advocate for petty thieves. However, placing the jungle justice they face in Nigeria side-by-side the pat-on-the-back justice cum sheepish support from the public that our administrative and political thieves enjoy, one would be tempted to ask if Nigerians truly loathe stealing. I suppose if petty…
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Opinion

It’s Nigerian Lawmakers Vs the Masses, By Ahmed Oluwasanjo

At this juncture, our collective agitations should be that their salaries and allowances be reviewed to reflect our present economic realities. As having a say in what they earn is not out of place because we are no inferior partners in the social contract that makes them our representatives. Lets…
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Opinion

Whether Lawrence Anini or Dezianini: Thief na Thief!, By Ahmed Oluwasanjo

The million out-of-school Nigerian children, epileptic power supply, poor healthcare system, fallen educational standard, and with over 100 million Nigerians living below poverty line, about 50 million unemployed graduates and above all, the Boko Haram insurgency that has claimed over 15,000 lives and left over a million as IDP's in…
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Opinion

Senator Dino Melaye: You’re Now Madam Saraki’s Handbag Carrier?, By Ahmed Oluwasanjo

Dear Senator Dino, Congratulations on your appointment as Chief Bag Carrier to Madam Toyin Saraki. I must confess it's a well deserved appointment, considering your support for her husband's emergence as our senate president. I'm doing you this letter in response to your comic defence on your recent visit to…
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Opinion

Uncle Reuben Abati: Now that Your Phones Have Stopped Ringing, By Ahmed Oluwasanjo

Dear Uncle Reuben, It's a pleasure to write you this open letter in response to your recently syndicated piece, "The Phones No Longer Ring". First, I'm glad you're back, for those of us who respected your views as a writer and took you as a role model before you were…
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