Opinion

Nigerian Judiciary: Turning A New Leaf?

By Bola Bolawole turnpot@gmail.com 0807 552 5533 When a professional colleague suggested that I beam my searchlight on the Nigerian judiciary to witness some of the reforms he said were taking place there, my retort was like biblical Nathaniel’s. John 1: 45: “Philip found Nathaniel, and saith unto him, We[…]

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IPPIS: Understanding The Position Of ASUU And AGF Ahmed Idris

By Yushau A. Shuaib The battle of wits between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) may soon come to an end, with the recent compromise that seems to be close at hand. Even though the Accountant[…]

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To Gov. Kayode Fayemi: A response

“When, therefore, Fayemi averred that “Our ability to live together as a diverse but unified country is something we should celebrate”, he failed to answer the pertinent question as to how such ability had been manifesting; for, the central question to be asked and answered is whether the story of[…]

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The Death Of JJ Rawlings

By Bola Bolawole turnpot@gmail.com 0807 552 5533 Fewer deaths had shocked and left me dismayed as that of Flight Lieutenant JJ Rawlings (retired), who died on Thursday, November 12, 2020 a few weeks after he had buried his mother; he was aged 73 years. The death, by car assassination, of[…]

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When Yoruba Leaders Spoke Tongue-In-Cheek …

By Bolanle Bolawole turnpot@gmail.com 0705 263 1058 The collective wisdom of the Yoruba race speaks to the fact that we should never speak tongue-in- cheek for the simple but unassailable fact that if we speak the harsh, bitter truth, we shall die; whether we are killed for speaking to truth[…]

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Let The Guilty Be Afraid, By Femi Falana

“Mr. Joseph Nwaegbu/Pathfind Attorneys/MNBI and their shadowy minders and paymasters obviously think that the ICC is a forum for frivolities, especially of the type we have gotten accustomed to in Nigeria” Mr. Joseph Nwaegbu/Pathfind Attorneys/MNBI and their shadowy minders and paymasters obviously think that the ICC is a forum for[…]

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Unveiling Yoruba Global Alliance

Distinguished Ladies and gentlemen. Today is a special day in the history of Yoruba nation and it is our hope and prayer that the baby being berthed today will live to our high expectations in fulfilling the desired goals of our people worldwide.  In line with our cherished traditions and[…]

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When Will The Universities Re-Open?

By Bola Bolawole turnpot@gmail.com 0807 552 5533 Since March this year when the universities were shut down on the orders of the Federal Government, they are yet to re-open. While it can be said that the shutdown was occasioned by the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, no one can say[…]

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General Buratai’s Doctrine On Probity

By Okanga Agila Love or hate Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, but what catches that attention of everyone around him is his sagacious endowments and infectious aura are his admirably constant leadership qualities. It has secured and led him to break new grounds to the bewilderment of his contemporaries in[…]

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