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In Aregbe I believe – By Olanrewaju Ajiboye

Gov. Rauf Aregbesola

Though the bereaved child of the dead is truly worried and depressed, he’s not going to be buried with his mother. The raging storm in state of Osun shall subside and new living springs shall blossom. Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola a.k.a ÀRÀ, shall live his dream for Osun. It is unfortunate that workers’ salaries are delayed, […]

Is President Buhari Listening to NEITI or …? – By Gbenga Komolafe

Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI)

“Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to consider the recovery of over $7.5 Billion from oil and gas companies operating in Nigeria and another $11.6 billion from the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas as a major to shore up the nation’s coffers.” Daily Trust, June 10, 2015 Recovering this vast […]

THE DELPHI DECLARATION – By Gbenga Komolafe

DELPHI DECLARATION

In the late ’80s and early ’90s, the western neo-liberal institutions imposed series of killer economic programs on most African countries, as well as South America and a large swathe of Asia that came to be known as Structural Adjustment Programs (SAPs). The late Prof. Bade Onimode, a foremost political economist called the SAPs ‘a […]

Strong Appeal For Global Sanctions, Restrictions On Nigerian Lawmakers

Nigerian Senate is "Busy"

Corruption and oppression by government officials must be discouraged by all means if Africa is to attain self-dependence. The influx of Africans into Europe and the Americas is a burden on the host economies and as has received abundant media coverage lately, is a worrisome cause of risk and death to the lives of intendent […]

PDP Chieftain tears Saraki apart! Says, they’re masters of “Legislative Looting”

Ahmad Lawan and Bukola Saraki

A top PDP Chieftain who was among the political casualty in the last elections spoke with our correspondent on condition of anonymity gave a bitter and sharp opinion over the national assembly crisi triggered by Senator Bukola Saraki, read what he said: My Position on Saraki’s Emergence as senate president? Well, I must say that […]

Justice Oloyede should resign now – Osun APC

From right, Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola and the Newly appointed Chief Judge of Osun, Justice Adepele Ojo, during her Swearing-in Ceremony at the Local Government Civil Service Commission, Abere, Osogbo, the State of Osun on Monday 17-06-2013

All Progressives Congress in the State of Osun has advised Justice Olamide Folahanmi Oloyede to do the honorable thing by first resigning her position as a judge of the high court of the state’s judiciary before ganging up with the opposition, to attempt to destroy the state government of which she is an integral part. […]

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY CRISIS AND MATTERS ARISING – By Nelson Ekujumi

Nigeria's National Assembly

A key indispensable ingredient required for any enterprise to be successful, credible and long lasting is discipline. Discipline is a key building block without which any structure will collapse and unfortunately, this has been the bane of our national life since time immemorial. However, this national malaise must not be allowed to continue unchallenged, it […]

The Osun Judge’s Call For Aregbesola’s Impeachment: Where I Stand – By Bashir Adefaka

judiciary

Each day there is one sorry story to tell by Nigerians about Nigerian and Nigeria. Unfortunately, there has not been a day that this story is favourable. One of the problems of Nigerians is that their yesterday has always been better than their today. One would ordinarily anticipate that a nation that had particularly stood […]

ALL HAIL THY HALLOWED CHAMBERS – By Adesokan Adetoyese

Saraki, Dogara

The growing list of politicians remarkably inaugurated into the Nigerian hall of shame continues to swell with the hallowed chambers contributing in no small amount. Prior to their quisling-like ascension to power, some Nigerians have barely ever heard of the names Bukola saraki and Yakubu Dogara despite the former being an 8year governor of the […]

It’s Time For Buhari To Take Control Of APC – By Ola’ Idowu

APC Gov Buhari

The lingering crisis in the All Progressive Congress (APC) over the choice of its National Assembly leadership – though not unexpected due to our seemingly constant penchant to always put the cart before the horse in most situations in Nigeria, because of personal interest rather than the interest of Nigerians – has become one unnecessary […]

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