Friday, April 3, 2020

You Want War? Read This! By Babafemi Ojudu

I joined The Guardian newspapers in 1985 and was made to report for The Guardian Express, the staple’s afternoon paper. My daily chore took...

In Defence of Femi Adesina By Abdullah O. Haruna Haruspice

Mr Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, has come under intense criticisms in recent times for projecting the...

Kwankwaso: The Last Man Standing By Haroun Muhammed

Strange like the resurrection of Lazarus, Dr Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso will wake up without one of the most important figures of the Kwankwasiyya movement....

Amotekun:  ‘Hairdresser’ Approach to Social Problem in a Perambulating State

Dr Kayode Eesuola The recent  launch of Yoruba para-military  security outfit, Amotekun,  the revelations  surrounding it and the reactions it has  generated over the weeks ...

No Law Prohibits Establishment  of  AMOTEKUN

By Afe Babalola, SAN THE Attorney General of the Federation was reported to have declared the regional community security outfit (Amotekun) illegal. I disagree with...

Contentment Is His Name – A Tribute to Chief Bisi Akande...

By Senator Babafemi Ojudu “I am content; that is a blessing greater than riches; and he to whom that is given need ask no more.” -...

Give Nigeria a New Broadcasting Experience By Kolawole Johnson

Iwe Iroyin Fun Awon Ara Egba was the beginning of journalism in Nigeria. First published by Henry Townsend on November 23rd, 1859. Robert Campbell...

Why the Soleimani Assassination is So, So Wrong! By Femi Mimiko, mni

While it may perfectly suit the machismo image that President Trump has stridently tried to cultivate, there are several reasons the recent Qasem Soleimani...

Five Months After, Where is Mr Wadume? By Eddy Odivwri

A lot of times when I see and experience the glaring cases of injustice, oppression and undue skewing of the justice wheel, I cannot...

Reworking the National Policy on Education to Meet 2020 Demands By...

Every citizen of a modern nation is a subject of the state. And once a state is formed, the citizens formulate ethical principles or...

A Letter from The President at  New Year.

By President Muhammadu Buhari. My Dear Compatriots,Nigeria’s Decade. Today marks a new decade. It is a time of hope, optimism and fresh possibilities. We look forward...

Why Nigerians are Skeptical about Fresh Loans

By Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, I have a plea to make very humbly today. But before I do so, allow me to offer some explanations....

The Hypocrisy and Unprofessionalism of Daily Trust’s Editorial on Punch

By Farooq Kperogi In a professionally unusual editorial in response to Punch Newspaper’s editorial, the Daily Trust said today that “PUNCH went overboard” in describing...

Prince Momoh, “Derogatory” Words and Sedition By Richard Akinnola

"There is nothing wrong in addressing the President as Major-General as long as they don’t commit an offence doing so. If they commit any...

Punch and Its Sinister Motives for Attacks on President Buhari

By Garba Shehu The reported new editorial policy of the Punch Newspapers to address President Muhammadu Buhari as Major General in his official title and...

Sowore: A Choice between Power or the Silk Gown

By Vincent Adodo In the annals of the Nigerian judiciary, the event of the 6th December 2019 in which officers of the State Security Service...

ICPC Prosecution, Digital Switch Over(DSO) and Lai Mohammed By Kolawole Johnson

In 2006, a global initiative was driven by the International Telecommunication Union for Digital Switch Over (DSO) of broadcasting from analogue to digital. The Geneva...

Tribute to Yemisi Shyllon, An Art Collector Extraordinaire 

By Babafemi Ojudu Omoba Yemisi Shyllon may not be known to many Nigerians. He is neither loud nor self advertising. He is a remarkable man...

Education: A Pathway to Exit the Dubious Record of Being the...

By Atiku Abubakar, GCON. Before I go into my speech proper, may I please appeal to you all to rise and observe a minute of...

Why Are People Doubting Buhari’s Third Term Denial? By Dele Momodu

Fellow Nigerians, I don’t know about you, but I find the cynicism of many Nigerians very strange and sometimes distressing and depressing. If you’re...

Allegation of Plagiarism: In Defence of Senator Sani Musa By Talatu...

The distinguished Senator Muhammed Sani Musa representing the good people of Niger-East recently introduced a bill titled ‘Protection from Internet Falsehoods and Manipulation and...

Social Media Bill: Short Walk to Totalitarianism By Matthew Hassan Kukah

I have consistently tried to create levels of differentiation between democracy and dictatorship, especially dictatorships of the military variant as we have had in...

Hate Speech Bill: The Mark of the BEAST By Femi Fani-Kayode

"If the Hate Speech Bill had been in place between 2013 and 2015 Lai Mohammed would not be alive today"- Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe.  My dear...

Caveat Lector! By Babafemi Ojudu

Let me make myself clear from the outset. There is no mistake in the combination of the two words above. I am not concerned...

What Shapes Russia’s Foreign Policy?

Mustapha Shehu The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy Tufts University Medford, MA “Prestige, rather than power, is the everyday currency of international relations, much as authority is...

Nigerian Legislators: So It’s Now Cool to Kill? By Wole Soyinka

I hope you will excuse me for distracting you from your onerous duties, but I am a current sufferer – and I am not...

The Emerging Civilian Dictatorship By Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, SAN

The ship of State in Nigeria seems to be sliding, steeply into the abyss, without any captain available or alive to steer it for...

The Man Mamman Daura at 80 years By Sam Nda-Isaiah 

I have known him all my life. At least I remember the day, while I was in primary school, I heard my father telling...

The Silence of an Emir By Adnan Tudunwada

The Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi is no doubt a friend of the media. He is always on the news headline making comment on...

Shakespearean Femi Adesina

By Segun Showunmi A fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool. (William Shakespeare, As you like...

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