Portrait of the tiger Ambode rode

[caption id="attachment_543" align="alignnone" width="300"] Yinka Odumakin[/caption]LOUIS XIV was King of France for 72 years and 110 days and became the most powerful French monarch who consolidated a system of absolute monarchical rule that endured until…

Sovereignty Without Honor: Nigeria and Flag Independence.

[caption id="attachment_536" align="alignnone" width="300"] Olufemi Adefemiwa [/caption] It is very natural to spurn with deep emotional resentment each time one feels his/her national pride and identity are being challenged by the now penchant subjugation of…

TRIBUTE TO OUR AROLE

[caption id="attachment_239" align="alignnone" width="300"] Dr Femi Olugbile[/caption] The news of the death of Goke Omisore ('Arole') has left a lot of people who knew him, utterly devastated. He never cut the figure of a man…

The Scariest Thing About Nigeria

[caption id="attachment_419" align="alignnone" width="283"] Simon Kolawole[/caption]We see different things even when we are looking at the same picture. When CBN asked MTN to return the $8.1 billion dividends it “illegally” repatriated between 2007 and 2015,…

Development Blueprint vs. State Capture

[caption id="attachment_414" align="alignnone" width="200"] Femi Mimiko. mni[/caption]Whence is this Blueprint being thrown up by Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, a la Chairman Mao's Red Book, as the basis of extant imbroglio in the ruling party in Lagos?…

Pass The Book, Hold The Oil.

Pass the Books. Hold the Oil. Thomas L. Friedman MARCH 10, 2012 EVERY so often someone asks me: “What’s your favorite country, other than your own?” I’ve always had the same answer: Taiwan. “Taiwan? Why…