Fayose: A pillar the PDP must discard

Ayodele Fayose Adeolu Fabunmi One thing that has been a consistent feature in the politics of the Southwest geo-political zone of the country is the history of political betrayals. Right from the days of the legendary crisis between Chief Obafemi Awolowo and Chief SLA Akintola, and down to the Second Republic when certain elements of…

Still on CAMA law

By Sunny Ikhioya NOW that emotions, temperaments and sentiments have subsided, we can look dispassionately into the proposed adjustment  to the Companies and Allied Matters Act, otherwise shortened as the CAMA act, which I will henceforth refer to as the CAMA law. What is the reasoning behind the establishment of this law? Why must it…

Captain Hosa Rising

Captain Hosa Okunbo By Michael Ovienmhada We have seven days to go until elections are held in my beloved Edo State, home to a long history of a great people and great Kings who by sheer brute strength and wisdom grew a small city into a large empire, stretching through the entire present-day Yorubaland, except…

Akeredolu and his Safety net

 By Samuel Fasanmi There is no doubting the fact that human needs are insatiable. Nature bequeathed on every human being to meet their arrays of needs; to be at peace with oneself, neighbours, and the society at large. Unfortunately, the social exchange between citizens and their leaders in terms of these needs is usually flawed…

Buhari, Jonathan, and the devil’s bargain

President Muhammadu Buhari By Rotimi Fasan Nigerians have expressed their displeasure with the government of Muhammadu Buhari in the last few days following sudden increases in the pump price of petrol and electricity tariffs. Food is costly and hard to come by. Even the increase in the cost of subscription of cable television has been…

Virgin Mary’s Birthday: The biography of Grace

By Fr George Adimike The celebration of birthdays and similar anniversaries are not just mere events in themselves; they are moments of acknowledging individuals who have left indelible imprints in the lives of others and great lessons for posterity. Mary, the mother of Christ, in a rather spectacular way, has touched and transformed lives through…

Who are government’s advisors?

By Yinka Olaito GIVEN the enormous tasks of governance, politicians and various leaders in this space usually employ the services of technocrats and advisors. The purpose is to help develop, execute and communicate policy which can transform lives of the citizenry. Wise leaders and politicians who had been successful across the globe understand the impacts…

ANAMBRA 2021: Who the cap fits, let him wear it!

By Tony Nwankwo As the governorship race for Anambra State gathers momentum, many are just realising what an epic battle it promises to be. “An Ijele masquerade is about to be crowned,” said a local musician at Onitsha. But one thing is already decided: a great opportunity is being presented to the Peoples Democratic Party,…