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Jubilation over Aregbesola's victory at the polls

(Being the Contribution of Governor Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola to the “#LETSGOSOCIAL: BEST PRACTICES FROM NIGERIA’S MOST SOCIAL PERSONALITIES” Project.) Between 2009 and 2014, a period of more than five years, I have been active online and the tremendous impact of social media for me is unquantifiable. As a politician, I discovered that the Crème de […]

Fall In Revenue Allocation, Sign Of Danger – Bolorunduro

Osun State Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Wale Bolorunduro

The State of Osun Commissioner for Finance, Dr. Wale Bolorunduro, has urged the Federal Government to do something as a matter of urgency to revamp the nation’s economy, as all the states of the federation are witnessing a continuous fall in the newcomer allocation from the federation account. Dr. Bolorunduro was reacting to the cancellation […]

Re: Can Obi, Mimiko, Daniel reform PDP?


I have always found it educative to read Prof. Ayo Olukotun’s article in The PUNCH every Friday because of the deep intellectual work put into it. However, I find this one not only ego-boosting for the three gentlemen but also that of amusing expectation. Assuming all he said about them were true (although he wrote […]

Advice to Fayose


I wish to heartily felicitate with Governor Ayo Fayose over his victory and successful swearing-in ceremony. I also deeply share his belief as clearly stated in The PUNCH of Friday, October 17, 2014, that, “My emergence is divine”. Good! However, I consciously advise him to be focused, assiduous and committed in his new assignment. Avoid […]

Idriss Déby: The President For Boko Haram – By Dr. Peregrino Brimah

President of Chad - Idriss Déby

In the release of a handful of Chinese hostages and the wife of the deputy Prime minister of Cameroon, abducted by Boko Haram terrorists this year, the President of Chad was reported by a most reputable New York based editorial, SaharaReporters, to have been pivotal. Idriss Deby of Francophone Chad “by virtue of his relationships […]

Aregbesola’s ‘Street Credibility’ on Sallah Day – written by Adebayo Rasheed Mabayoje


Muslims world over have celebrated Eidul-Adha (or Ileya) with various activities wrapped in it. Top on the activities is the slaughtering and sharing of the sacrificial ram according to the injunctions of God. And of course this aspect of the celebration must not be done until after the Eid prayer has been performed; and the […]

Please, Suggest Presidential Candidate For APC – By Omowaiye Oluremi

Potential APC Presidential Candidates

Call him Shoeless, Call him Clueless, Call him good Man, President Goodluck Jonathan has been picked as the sole candidate of the PDP for 2015 Presidential Election. I however believe that most Nigerian would not want President Goodluck Jonathan to continue in office provided the only viable alternative platform the APC gets it right with […]

The Irony Of Ruling Class And Their impunity

PDP leaders

Indeed an implosion is imminent if immediate steps are not taken to check the excesses of the ruling class on the assault unleashed on the federal Constitution of Nigeria by them at a time we are watching some of our heroes, example, the Nigerian Air Force pilot decapitated in active service by Boko Haram while […]

Benjamn Adekunle: Bi A Ba Pe’ri Akoni – Lati Owo Bayo Omolola

Brig.-Gen Benjamin Adekunle

Iku igi weewewe ni o se nnkan; Araba o ni i wo, Ki ara adugbo o ma mo. Akoni si, Ako ni lo. Ko-to’ni-l’eru-n-ta-ni-lori. Janjala lakin to fi n jagunsegun Takin fi n makin ibomii ho tagbaratagbara. Jagunjagun to m’oju etu To m’oju ahaya. Ina lero ibon, Eni o ba moju re ni i sotan […]

As US Shuts its Door on Nigeria’s Oil Exports – By Chika Amanze-Nwachuku


THISDAY NEWS ANALYSIS Nigeria has become the first country to completely stop selling oil to the United States of America, the world’s largest oil producer and consumer, due to the impact of the shale revolution – an astounding reversal – as the country was only four years ago one of the top five oil suppliers […]

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