Restructuring Before 2023

BY AKIN OSUNTOKUN Critics of the 1999 transition to civil democratic rule programme make the pertinent point that it amounted to walking blindfolded into the fourth republic because the rules of engagement (constitution) were not…

Dark Clouds over Nigeria

Shehu Garba, an extention of the ignorance of the government he represents. The Yorùbá Summit Group has come to see yet another peripatetic excursion by the precidency venturing into now familiar unending confrontational monomachy with…

Declaration of War on Yoruba nation

The Yoruba Global Alliance North America has condemned in strongest terms the undisguised declaration of war on the Yoruba nation by Nigeria's Unitary Government in Abuja. In a release after the emergency meeting of the…

The marketing of falsehood

By Femi Olugbile It was evening when the band of pilgrims arrived at Megiddo. The guide, a bronzed ‘sabra’ with the pretty-but-deadly looks of a veteran of the Israeli Defence Force (IDF), stood at the…

Nigeria on the Path and Process to Real…

by Dr. Akin FAPOHUNDA [caption id="attachment_294" align="alignnone" width="210"] Akin Fapohunda is a member of VOR[/caption] The way we are, no one in Nigeria can thrive ever. It has been 60 wasted years. October 1, 2020…

Taming insecurity in Nigeria (1)

By Muiz Banire If in recent times, there has been any issue of interest to an average Nigerian, or a topic much interrogated in the media, it is the insecurity of lives and properties in…

Year 2020 According to Esu

DIALOGUE WITH NIGERIA BY AKIN OSUNTOKUN   It is a platitude to characterise the year 2020 as significantly abnormal. In this characterisation, Nigeria and the United States of America are in a class by themselves.…

Remittances, the Diaspora and development

By Obadiah Mailafia Early in the month, the Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Godwin Emefiele, announced a new directive on the Diaspora remittances. The new directive allows all recipients of remittances to collect their funds…