Opinion

MMA– Our National Monument of Shame

By Bamidele Ademola-Olateju Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA)? Yes. Certainly not Murtala Muhammed International Airport, there is nothing remotely international about this airport; it is a disgrace. Without a shred of doubt, MMA is the worst airport in the world and I have travelled through quite a few. It is damp,[…]

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Ogun State Governor’s Score Sheet; 9 Months Of Excellence

 By Oba (Dr.)Abdulfatai   Akorede Akamo The pragmatic and stylish Ogun First Class Monarch, His Royal Majesty, Oba Abdulfatai Akorede Akamo, Agbodere kinni, Olunla of Itori-Egbaland has emerged as the first Traditional ruler in the State to give the scoresheet of the Governor of Ogun State, His Excellency Prince Dapo[…]

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Oluwo’s Royal Rumbles, A Test Of Integrity For Gov Oyetola

By Akanfe Olugbenga  A concerned Yoruba son, Akanfe Olugbenga Diamond, has written an open letter to Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun, urging him  to react to the tussle between Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdurasheed Akanbi and his fellow monarch, Agbowu of Ogbaagbaa, Oba Akinropo. Akanfe described the development as a[…]

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THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE 1995 SUPREME COURT JUDGEMENT ON ORA-IGBOMINA OBASHIP TUSSLE FOR ILE- IFE, OONI OF IFE AND YORUBA HISTORY

    BY COMRADE ADENIYI, ALIMI SULAIMAN The landmark judgement on on Ora-Igbomina chieftaincy tussle delivered by The Supreme Court in September 1st,1995 was originally received at face value by many. Only a few could read between and beyond the lines concerning the deeper significance of the judgment. Originally,the judgement appeared to[…]

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AYADE AND JALINGO: WHEN POWER CORRUPTS

By Ebun-olu Adegboruwa, SAN His election came with lots of expectations, given his background and profile, as a former Senator of the Federal Republic, a grassroots man and an erudite professor. Born as Benedict Bengioushuye Ayade not long ago in 1968, he had become one of the youngest serving governors[…]

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Local Govt Autonomy: ANRP Publicity Secretary Writes AGF On Way Foward

By Sesugh Akume 23 January 2020The Attorney-General of the Federation and Honourable MinisterFederal Ministry of JusticeAbujaAUTONOMY OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT SYSTEM AND ASSERTING IT AS THE THIRD TIER OF GOVERNMENTIt was with great delight that I read in the media, your letter titled ‘Unconstitutionality of Dissolution of Elected Local Government[…]

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Boko Haram: Memo to President Buhari on Service Chiefs

By Yushau Shuaib Dear President Muhammadu Buhari, This open letter was actually intended to be an appeal to the service chiefs to turn up their letters of voluntary retirement after they have served their mandatory two-year tenures, and another two years of extension, which expired last year. Since their stay[…]

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Tinubu and the pangs of leadership

By Bolanle Bolawole turnpot@gmail.com 0705 263 1058 Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown – A line from the play, King Henry the Fourth (Part Two), by William Shakespeare. Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, ex- two-term Lagos governor and chieftain of the ruling All Progressives leader – I don’t know[…]

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Amotekun: To be or not to be?

By Bolanle Bolawole turnpot@gmail.com 0705 263 1058 “There is nothing more powerful than an idea whose time has come” – Victor Hugo in “Les Miserables” “Les Miserables” is a French historical novel by Victor Hugo first published in 1862. Set in the early C19th France, it is the story of[…]

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