Guest Columns

Hillary for America and the Limits of Propaganda, By Olalekan Waheed Adigun

As the race for the next occupant of the White House thickens, not minding the recent “drama” displayed by one of the aspirants, Hillary Rodham Clinton appears to be the main issue for now. Mrs Clinton means different things to different people. Irrespective of one’s deposition(s) towards her, there appears…
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Columns

Ọnwubiko! Mourning Emman Ezeazu’s Untimely Death, By Ogaga Ifowodo

Death, we implore you: spare Nigeria’s patriots. Go, instead, after those who loot, rape and destroy the country! Since that accursed day of May 12, 2012, when Olaitan Oyerinde, former student activist, trade unionist and principal private secretary to Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State, was murdered in his living…
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Guest Columns

APC Leaders and the National Assembly Debacle, By Olukayode Thomas

In this season of political correctness, when many of our elites and thousands of political jobbers and hustlers with ‘excellent resume and contacts’ are looking for all manners of appointments, speaking against the interest of the ruling class is an abomination. The reason we abhor or are stingy with the…
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Guest Columns

The Emerging Buhari Doctrine, By Oluwafemi Akinfolarin

To summarise the Buhari doctrine. Be low key, speak only when necessary, act behind the scenes and face problems head on after carefully reaching a decision based on examining all available facts. The past few weeks, post May 29th, have been a whirlwind of activities in Nigeria. A new government…
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Columns

General Abdulsalami Abubakar at 73, By Dele Agekameh

At a time in this country when numerous prophecies from several doomsday prophets predicted gloom and disintegration in the political horizon, General Abdulsalami Abubakar buried himself in a rather quiet, domestic diplomacy in the search for enduring peace. The approach of the 2015 elections in Nigeria brought with it fear…
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Opinion

The APC and the National Assembly Drama, By Olalekan Waheed Adigun

It was with great relief that I received the news of the All Progressives Congress' (APC) acceptance to work with Bukola Saraki and Yakub Dogara as Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives respectively. This was against the earlier stance of the party when it, in fact, “rejected”…
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Guest Columns

Change We Refuse To See Despite Looking, By Adewale Ajadi

The public space and conversation seems dominated by a ‘revenge opposition’ caught in a feeling of injustice for what they see as an unrelenting criticism and mockery of the last government. The meaning we make of a situation that we observe is far more revealing of our mindset and general…
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