Opinion

Sowore’s Early Christmas Gift and Adesina’s Call For Revolution, By SKC Ogbonnia

Every cloud has a silver lining! President Muhammadu Buhari has dug himself into a big hole in the Sowore saga, and change has become inevitable. Therefore, unless he prays for the doomsday, now is the time to tap from history and do the right thing. The wise will begin with…
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Opinion

PMB at 77: ‘Please Tell Baba We Are With Him All the Way’, By Femi Adesina

I boarded a commercial airliner heading to Lagos from Abuja. I was already seated, and strapping my seat belt, when a young man approached me. He must have been in his late 20s, or at most, early 30s. I shook hands, greeted him warmly, and he slipped something in my…
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Columns

Femi Adesina and the Demons In Aso Villa, By Majeed Dahiru

Beyond the fog of the morally reprehensible outbursts of a public officer, who is expected to maintain an exemplary level of decorum deserving of the highest office in the land, Adesina’s treatise illuminates a dark phase in Nigeria’s democratic trajectory. Nigeria is steadily being goaded into a state of fascist…
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Nigeria: Where Cows Are More Important Than Human Beings, By Femi Aribisala

Our heroes are murderers and charlatans. We hail those who don’t care a hoot whether we live or die. In the Bible, Jesus cast a legion of demons out of a demon-possessed man. However, he cast the demons into 2,000 pigs nearby. Immediately, the pigs ran over a cliff, fell…
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Opinion

Channels TV and the Shame of Corporate Conceit, By Ken Tadaferua

• Onoshe Nwabuikwu ...if I were John Momoh and the management of Channels TV, an apology should be publicly tendered to Onoshe Nwabuikwu. It is the proper thing to do. I am truly mystified by the recent fierce hectoring and bullying of a broadcast media columnist, Onoshe Nwabuikwu, by Channels…
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Buharimaniacs and Buharideens, By Femi Aribisala

Buharimaniacs are of the conviction that Nigeria is now legitimately the property of the president. The rest of us are here simply by his grace and generosity. New nomenclatures have come into the national political lexicon since the emergence of Muhammadu Buhari as president of Nigeria. Two that come to…
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Femi Adesina and Garba Shehu: Tweedledum and Tweedledee, By Femi Aribisala

...Tweedledee and Tweedledum see no evil and hear no evil. They fabricate their preferred version of reality. They specialise in feeding their boss, the president, with lies and falsehood. Does he not know that Nigerians are suffering? Does he not know Nigerians are hungry? Four gravely ill Nigerians went to…
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Why PDP’s Loss In Ekiti Is Bad News For the APC and Nigeria, By Femi Aribisala

All the treachery, betrayals and double-dealings that formed the bedrock of the APC in 2014 has now come back to haunt the party in 2018. With the declaration that Kayode Fayemi had won the gubernatorial election in Ekiti, APC spin-doctors went into overdrive. Lai Mohammed, well-loved by all and sundry…
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Columns

Alas, APC’s Illegitimate Kids Come of Age, By Louis Odion

Part of APC’s enduring failing in the past four years is the inability to rally the disparate tendencies that had coalesced into a movement together behind a common value, beyond the utility of wresting power from PDP in 2015. Indeed, peace only prevails in a home until the illegitimate kids…
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Columns

Nigeria’s Helmsman and His Herdsmen, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

...the primary solution is first for the government to possess the political will to deal with the killers. The Goodluck Jonathan government didn’t have it — yes, even Jonathan turned a blind eye to it, particularly when Boko Haram began gaining ground. On the evidence of what we’ve seen so…
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