Opinion

Utomi @ 60: He Who Can’t Be Gagged With A Piece of Meat, By Louis Odion

In an age when the nation seems mired in a dark tunnel, where the preferred statesman is a conman, where the anointed cleric bears false prophecies, where father and son are caught in the abominable web of Dasukigate, when the bearer of communal memory is a drunkard, what Utomi's exceptionality…
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Opinion

PDP’s Charge Against Buhari Is of Non Compos Mentis, By SKC Ogbonnia

...opposition is vitally essential for Nigeria’s democracy and must be encouraged at all cost. But it is necessary to recognise that credible opposition is usually of sound mind and able to demonstrate the capacity to reason. Thusly, the PDP must not continue to pose as if it is opposing the…
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Adeolu Ademoyo

Afẹ́nifẹ́re’s Contradictions and Reconciliation In The House Of Odùduwà, By Adeolu Ademoyo

“If we do not unite, we won’t go far. If we unite we will go far. Fingers are not equal, but if a finger is lost there is a challenge with that hand. Unity is important,” – Ọọ̀ni Enììtàn Ògúnwùsì to Ọba Síkírù Adétọ̀nà of Ìjẹ̀bùland. “I stand by you…
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Columns

Olisa Metuh and the British: Between the Colonised and the Postcolonised, By Pius Adesanmi

I do not blame the British who have gone to Abuja to tell the usual ego-massaging and patronising lies to the postcolonised about himself and his society. I blame Nigerians for the kind of postcolonial monstrosity they have created and called a society. A society of no consequence. A society…
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Adeolu Ademoyo

Dasukigate: Olu Falae And Why Emergency “Proponents” of Rule of Law Are Wrong, By Adeolu Ademoyo

“… We knew nothing about it, we did not approve of anything, its not our duty either, legal or moral, to find out where PDP was getting the money to pursue its campaign.” - Chief Olu Falae. Critics of the trial of Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd.) and his alleged collaborators…
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Opinion

My Middle Name Is Everybody, By Jide Omotinugbon

Recent revelations about powerful individuals appropriating what is supposed to be for the protection of all of us, specifically money supposedly earmarked to fight the Boko Haram insurgency and allegedly shared by individuals, reminds me of one of those tales by moonlight. The story was told about there being a…
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How to Be a Clueless President, By Femi Aribisala

Instead of giving Nigerians the change you championed, give them excuses. Blame Goodluck Jonathan for everything. In six years of Goodluck Jonathan’s presidency, the opposition told us again and again the man was “clueless.” It made sure the tag stuck to him like glue. But now we have a new…
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