Honour for Ooni Ogunwusi

It has n’t taken too long for his unity move to get the honour and recognition it richly deserves. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and many other leaders across the land…

And Oba Odulana Goes Home

The week-long activity for the burial of the highly-revered Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Samuel Odulana Odugade 1, eventually came to an end at the weekend when his remains were interred…

Buhari’s ‘Catastrophic’ Budget

President Muhammadu Buhar’s sudden epiphany about Nigeria’s dysfunctional civil service would be laughable were it not a vivid revelation of the fact that Nigerians are, once again, saddled with a…

Oyegun’s Distateful Partisanship & Nobility of Supreme Court

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress John Odigie Oyegun’s public conduct in recent weeks is unbecoming of an elder statesman. His emergence as the chairman of the then Nigeria’s…

Buhari’s 5-Day Vacation: That Transfer of Power

In retrospect, President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to officially write the National Assembly of his intention to transfer power to his VP Yemi Osinbajo is highly commendable, as it clearly saves…

For New Kogi Gov. Bello, No Honeymoon

It’s not every time that this page features government officials who just assumed office, but for Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello, sorry there’s no honeymoon. Governor Bello’s “turn up” at the…

Visit to Aregbesola: What is Osokomole’s Motive?

It was like a thunderbolt from the blues; it was simply unthinkable. What, with the new ‘enviable’ position he has created for himself as the ‘Undisputable Leader of the Opposition’…

Missing Budget: Change? This is Anything But…

Throughout General Muhammadu Buhari’s 2015 presidential campaign, he ran as a direct antithesis of everything that Goodluck Jonathan and the PDP represented–he ran as a moral reformer. His campaign promised…

And Agitation for Return of Chibok Girls Refuse to Go Away

It was a moment of raw emotions at the Presidential Villa on Thursday when members of BringBackOurGirls, the advocacy group leading a worldwide campaign for the release of the missing…

Niger Delta: Our Loquacious Comrade-Governor Strikes Again

You may have heard that the name of former President Goodluck Jonathan has been dragged into the brewing hostilities in the Niger-Delta. It was because our know-it-all alarmist, Governor Adams…