Press Release from YSG

ON THE SENATE REVIEW OF THE Constitution. Referencing The position of the Yorùbá Nation regarding Restructuring and the lately taken posturing of the National Assembly! With the recent comments from the Northern Elders Forum on…

Restructuring and Yadudu’s Posturing

BY AKIN OSUNTOKUN If morning shows the day, Professor Auwalu Yadudu, a former legal counsellor to the late military Head of State, General Sani Abacha, cannot be a credible character witness for constitutional rectitude in…

Nigeria Notes: Politics as a vocation Nigerian-Style

by Ladipo Adamolekun In his influential Politics as a Vocation (1919), the German social scientist, Max Weber, identified two categories of politicians: one that lives for politics and the other that lives off politics. The…

PATRICE LUMUMBA’S TEETH

By Femi Olugbile On the 17th of January 1961, shortly before midnight, Patrice Lumumba, Prime Minister of the Republic of Congo, was taken to an isolated spot in a forest, lined up against a tree…

Nigeria’s economic future built on falsehood (2)

By Dele Sobowale “Wise scepticism is the first attribute of a good critic.”— James Russell Lowell, 1819-1891, American historian – Vanguard Book of Quotations, Pg. 222 In the first part of this series, we explained…

Lead With Character – 3

By TOPE POPOOLA “The only thing that walks back from the grave with mourners and refuses to be buried is the character of a man. What a man is survives him, it can never be…

Corruption and Nigeria’s Uncertain Future

By Anthony Okogie As we look into our uncertain future, its uncertainty is compounded by the disturbing conduct of Nigeria’s political elites. At this point in time, it is extremely difficult, if not impossible, to…

The psychology of slavery

By Femi Olugbile There is a video circulating in the social media. Two nubile young women, stark naked, are shown, with a naked young man in the ambience of a family that is clearly well…

NIGERIA: POST COVID-19 ECONOMY

While the coronavirus pandemic rages on globally, our lives are more than sure to assume a new normal in the new beginning - post-COVID-19. The theme of this piece is what can Nigeria do differently…