A Note to Mr President Buhari by Segun Showunmi

21 November 2019

Mr President, the unpleasant optics of horror from the Kogi and Bayelsa elections, is a bright Code Red, an emergency – the nature of a fire alarm in a hospital except that this is about the... Read More...

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Free Speech, hate Speech by Hope Eghagha

18 November 2019

          Any organisation, body or society which regulates what can be said and what cannot be said will ultimately collapse and go into oblivion. Free speech is inherent in man. If we remember... Read More...

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Berlin 1884: Remembering the conference that divided Africa

17 November 2019

Friday, 15 November, was the anniversary of the 1884 Berlin Conference. Enjoy the following article published by Al Jazeera
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135 years ago, European leaders sat around a horseshoe-... Read More...

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Today is Zik’s birthday: “Why I Attempted Suicide in America”

16 November 2019

Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe, a former President of Nigeria, would have been 115 years old today, but he died in 11 May 1996, aged 91. Azikiwe was born on 16 November 1904 in Zungeru, Northern Nigeria.

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IS IT NOW COOL TO KILL? – An Anguished Letter to Nigerian Law-Makers by Wole Soyinka

16 November 2019

My dear Honourables,
 
I hope you will excuse me for distracting you from your onerous duties, but I am a current sufferer – and I am not alone  – from a persistent... Read More...

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Sowore, Human Rights and the Rule of Law

13 November 2019

By Wole Soyinka

It should become abundantly clear by now that Civil Society organisations, committed to the entrenchment of the Rule of Law and the defence of fundamental... Read More...

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The humiliation of Osinbajo by Femi Fani-Kayode

13 November 2019

In September 2019 I tweeted the following to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

“Ambassador Ayo Oke, the former Director General of the Nigerian Intelligence Agency, took care of you. He paid... Read More...

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‘Look at all the vice presidents in history; where are they?’

12 November 2019

By Lasisi Olagunju

Chief Bisi Akande was the governor of Osun State between 1999 and 2003. Otunba Iyiola Omisore was his deputy for most of that tenure. Akande was old,... Read More...

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Works Minister Fashola: Roads not that bad?

11 November 2019

By Hope Eghagha

                It was with infinite sadness that I read a statement that was credited to respected Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji... Read More...

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2023 presidency: deciding factors

11 November 2019

By Babatope Babalobi babalobi@yahoo.com

About three years to the next general election, the race for Nigeria’s No 1 post, has... Read More...

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