Opinion

Reading The Mind Of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

By Bola Bolawole turnpot@gmail.com  0807 552 5533 Political chicanery did not just start yesterday. Deceit and tomfoolery are as old as society itself. Former President Goodluck Jonathan once described himself as the most criticised or the most vilified Nigerian leader ever. He might have been right as at that time[…]

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COVID-19: TIME TO ADDRESS COVIDIOTS PROBLEM

By Kayode Odunaro As a novel disease, Coronavirus otherwise tagged COVID-19, unleashed on human kind unprecedented worldwide behavioral changes across cultures. From the way we extend greetings and other socio-economic interactions among people, a “new normal” is evolving and as the world emerges from its lockdown and ease of lockdown,[…]

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COVID-19 Learnings – A Bird’s Eye View

By Olabisi Avungbeto Gradually, the COVID-19 inspired lockdown has begun easing up. As we return to normalcy, the question is this: When all this is over; when sickness and deaths subside, when ventilators and face masks are back in storerooms, when health workers no longer fear for their lives in[…]

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Danger Signals Arising From Edo, Ondo Elections

By Bola Bolawole turnpot@gmail.com 0807 552 5533 As the parties step up preparations for the governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states coming up in a few months, the clouds are gathering and the signs are ominous. Storms lie in wait and history is about to repeat itself – except[…]

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Buhari Backs Giadom in Fight for APC’s Leadership

By Chubi Eze In a surprise move, Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari has announced that he will attend a meeting to be convened tomorrow by Victor Giadom, one of the two men laying claim to the leadership of the All Progressives’ Congress (APC), which controls the presidency and both houses of[…]

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As The Ondo Governorship Election Hot Up…7

By Bolanle Bolawole turnpot@gmail.com 0705 263 1058 The first conclusion to be drawn from these series is that in a presidential system of government such as the one that we have copied from the United States of America, a sitting president or governor should, as of right, be given the[…]

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Gen. Otiki: Caught In The Web Of Sokoto Election Politics?

The demotion and dismissal of Major General Hakeem Oladapo Otiki as ordered by the General Court Martial (GCM) of the Nigerian Army over missing money have sent tongues wagging. Some sources were alleging that he did not perform ‘satisfactorily’ during the last election in Sokoto, hence his current ordeal and[…]

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It’s Immoral And Indecent For Oshiohmole To Be Manipulating The Political Space In Edo State—Clark

I condemn, in the strongest terms, the disqualification of the incumbent Governor of Edo State, by the APC screening committee under the leadership of a Professor, Ayuba Jonathan, over alleged inconsistencies in the Governor’s academic credentials. I am indeed, very disappointed and embarrassed that Professors, noted for rationality, judiciousness and[…]

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A REQUIEM FOR THE APC

“Politicians don’t you know,  With the masses power lies? Soon the poor will show,  All the redness in their eyes.” By John Ewah In the early morning hours of April 15 1912, the ‘unsinkable’ RMS Titanic, operated by the White Star Line, measuring 883 feet long, 92 feet wide, 104[…]

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