Buhari: President or APC stalwart

By Niran Adedokun Probably unknown to him, the President, Major Gen Muhammadu Buhari (retd), contributes more to the tense political atmosphere in Nigeria than any of the desperate charlatans currently parading across the country. Ponder…

#EndSARS, and a government’s perennial failure

By Abimbola Adelakun This week marked the first anniversary of the #EndSARS, the mass demonstrations against police brutality that shook Nigeria and culminated in a brutal crackdown on the protesters by soldiers drafted to the…

That independence ‘theory’

By Matthew Agboma Ozah If you have been following the Independence anniversary speech of Nigerian political leaders from the first Republic till present, you will discover that the current political leadership have knowingly or otherwise…

Cause and cost of insecurity

By Lekan Sote Acting leader of Yoruba Afenifere, octogenarian Ayo Adebanjo, suggests that the commanding heights of state violence are (mostly) in the hands of the Fulani who seem to have captured the Nigerian state…

State of emergency: Why only Anambra?

By Bolanle Bolawole turnpot@gmail.com 0705 263 1058 The Presidency or, better still, the Attorney-General of the Federal Government and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has reportedly threatened Anambra state with a state of emergency; his…

The Story of a Man and his Son

  By Femi Olugbile [caption id="attachment_239" align="alignnone" width="300"] Dr Femi Olugbile[/caption] One afternoon a long time ago, your colleague Ladi requested you to come to his glittering new hospital in Obalende to see a patient…

This Buhari has no boundaries

By Femi Adesina Many were the prayers and goodwill messages that sped our feet to Owerri, capital of Imo State, the Eastern Heartland, on September 9, 2021. Why were the people so effusive in prayers?…

Yoruba Don’t Like One Another

BY AKIN OSUNTOKUN As a Nigerian ideological statement, the prioritisation of the politics of consumption over the politics of development gathered momentum in the wake of the Action Group crisis and the supremacist struggle that…