Advent and role of private tertiary institutions

By Aare Afe Babalola, SAN It is a historical fact that the first universities in the world were private institutions established mostly by students who invited knowledgeable individuals in society to teach them. This was…

BETWEEN ‘DIVIDERS-IN-CHIEF’ and DIVIDERS-IN-LAW

By Wole Soyinka I am notoriously no fan of Olusegun Obasanjo, General, twice former president and co-architect with other past leaders of the crumbling edifice that is still generously called Nigeria. I have no reasons…

GETTING TO THE TIPPING POINT

Adeyemi Adefulu, MFR I saw the demonstrations by the Yorubas in London on Saturday 11th September calling for the carving of Oduduwa Republic out of Nigeria. It is a reflection of the sobering state of…

The Biafran Tragedy: No Victor, All Vanquished

BY AKIN OSUNTOKUN Fifty years ago in January 1970, the victorious commander of the conquering Nigerian Army, Major General Yakubu Gowon, pronounced the outcome of the civil war as that of “no victor, no vanquished”.…

CAMA, NGOs, Pentecostals and the Nigerian reality

by Femi Olugbile Recently an updated set of prescriptions to regulate the operations of registered companies and other entities was signed into law by the President. The law, known as Companies and Allied Matters Act,…

A GEM ON WHATSAPP

Author Unknown Why We Wail.. The Arabian Peninsula has a very rich history dating 6000BC. The peninsula was occupied by Bedouins...the modern day Arabs. The peninsula is mostly sandy desert, hard rocky mountains, and wetlands…