Opinion

Dear John, EKSUTH Actually Made A Valiant Effort, and Wasn’t At Fault, By ‘Kayode Fayemi

Re: Open Letter To Fayemi - How Negligence, Lack of PPE and Oxygen killed my Mum at EKSUTH Dear John, Your open letter on the above stated was brought to my attention. First, I commiserate with the entire Oluwadero family on the demise of your mum, Mrs. Oluwadero Deborah Bolanle…
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Bámidélé Upfront

South-West Food Security: A Glance Backwards For The Future We Face, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

The time is now for the South-West states to embark on a set of common institutional and organisational strategies for transforming agriculture through policies and investments. We need a plan to prioritise the value chains in food and export commodities focusing on meat, dairy, poultry, apiculture and fisheries. It was…
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Opinion

What Ekiti’s Recent Governorship Election Says About Nigeria, By ‘Tope Fasua

The election says that we live in our own Dark Ages in Ekiti’s and Nigeria’s poor majority must be liberated, given a new vision, irrespective of their uninformed opinions on the matter. The PDP or APC will certainly not offer that kind of there are no laurels for winning elections…
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Columns

Ekiti Electoral Corruption and Our “Baa Ko Daya” Politics, By Festus Adedayo

'Baa ko daya' is a metaphor for the kind of politics that has become the poster of the general Nigerian politics since then. It is an ascendancy of totalitarian politics, where politicians seek to have every vote through hook or crook. Vote alteration, ballot box snatching, compromise of electorate and…
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Opinion

Ekiti Governorship Election: Perpetuating the Cycle of Hollow Elections, By Udo Jude Ilo

The APC and the PDP were the main culprits in this dance of shame in Ekiti. We cannot as a country reduce our democracy to this kind of mockery. If we have any respect for the blood shed to buy us this flawed democracy, we must come together and confront…
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Columns

Ekiti: The Triumph of Stomach Infrastructure, By Louis Odion

...APC had the answer. Perhaps to exert the fabled “federal might”, the JKF canvassers outspent the main opposition by shelling out N10,000. In an economy where civil servants and pensioners had not received wages and pension for months, the bait was simply too irresistible. If history is classified as truly…
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Opinion

Ekiti Election: Buhari Is Celebrating Failure, His Failure, By SKC Ogbonnia

The Buhari people do not even appear to recognise the challenges of illegal money nor the need for internal party democracy, let alone how the regime can influence the enforcement of campaign laws. In other words, Buhari is currently doing the same thing he accused PDP of doing. The outgoing…
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