Opinion

UNiben’s Inordinate Circle of Fees and Harvests of

Monday, September 20, 2021
Separate from the awareness that the euphoria which heralded the epoch appointments of Professor Lillian Imuetinyan Salami, a home economist/nutritionist and former Dean of the Faculty of Education, as the second female vice-chancellor after Grace Alele Williams, and the 10th substantive vice-chance ...

Democracy Stuck Between Eastern & Western Talibans

Monday, September 20, 2021
The reasons liberal democracy parties lost many electrons in the Western world has to do with how conservatives push hot emotional issues as self preservation of cultures. These hot button issues are not limited to immigration, crime, gun, abortion, and veiled class or caste system. But they are eno ...

Need For “ffkism” To Be Introduced Into School Curriculum, And Instructively Tau

Sunday, September 19, 2021
With the recent defection of former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode to the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), still being discussed across every media outlet, there is no denying the fact that his brand of defection, or rather cross-carpeting which is quirky ...

Munificent Beacon of Despair

Sunday, September 19, 2021
As you read this today, Nigeria 39;s President Muhammadu Buhari has probably arrived in New York for the UN General Assembly, where truth be told, no one takes or should take him seriously. No one at all besides his Talibanic hangers-on who have turned Nigeria into a gold mine of unrepayable for ...

The Business Called Nigeria: “sà Á Bí Olóògùn-ún Ti Wí.” Meaning, ‘invoke It Exa

Sunday, September 19, 2021
To understand Nigeria, you need to appreciate where it came from. In 1900, Britain officially assumed responsibility for the Administration of the whole of what we now know as Nigeria from the Niger Company. And then, gradually over the years British protectorates were established throughout the ter ...

The Planned Concession Of Major Airports And Mounting Opposition By Labour

Sunday, September 19, 2021
The Federal government recently, formally commenced the process to concession four major international airports and related services in the country. The airports are that of Abuja, Lagos, Kano, and Port Harcourt. However, the planned concession has elicited mix reactions with the most brazen opp ...

Re: Presidency Angry, Summons NNPC GMD Over N3billion Slop Oil Sale

Sunday, September 19, 2021
I read with consternation a news report of the above heading in the Premium Times of 18th September, 2021. I had to agree that Premium Times had fallen far short of expectations and requirements of investigative journalism they are known for. In the first instance, the presidency did not summon t ...

Delta 2023; Why Justice and Equity Must Prevail Over Sentiment

Saturday, September 18, 2021
It is a common knowledge that recently, the Ijaw leaders, youths and women predominantly residents in six councils of Delta State, with these councils domiciled within the Delta South Senatorial zone, insisted that their ethnic nationality must produce the next governor in 2023, as they have made hu ...

What Is This Hullabaloo About FFK’s Defection To APC As OBJ Has Spoken?

Friday, September 17, 2021
If there is any leader that has always held me spellbound each time he mounts the soap box to speak, he is unarguably David Oluwafemi Adewunmi Abdulateef Fani-Kayode, a politician, essayist, poet and lawyer, popularly called FFK, and who was a member of the then ruling People Democratic Party (PDP), ...

Of Obaseki And His “Benin-By-Air” Brand Of Politics

Friday, September 17, 2021
At some major motor parks in Lagos state, bus conductors and their drivers are wont to beckon at travelers by laying claim to facilities their vehicles are not equipped with. For instance, it is not unusual to see a conductor screaming ldquo;Benin by A/C (meaning that intending travelers to Benin-c ...
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