DSP Alamieyesiegha: A Made-In-Nigeria tragedy By ‘Tope Oriola

The death of DSP Alamieyesiegha has certainly stunned Nigerians. I have been reflecting on the broad implications of the life and death of Alams,...

Nigeria At 55: Bukola Saraki And 83 Inmates Are Running The Asylum By Bayo...

We're now entering a truly remarkable silly season of interacting absurdities in the senate led by Bukola Saraki the Senate President and his 83...

Mecca Tragedies: Holding Saudi Arabia Accountable

This year’s Hajj exercise has indeed witnessed incidents with devastating consequences as it recorded the death of over a thousand pilgrims who had gone...

APC: President versus president

THE more I examine the current travails of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, who is not on talking terms with President Muhammadu Buhari,...

Let pensioners eat sand

One first reaction on reading some newspaper headlines out of Nigeria is one of incredulity. It simply can’t be true, one declares. Such was my...

Buhari and the devil’s alternatives

IN seizing power from General Gowon (80), the then Military ruler, General Murtala Ramat Muhammed (1938-76) told the nation on July 30, 1975 that...

PHILOSOPHICALLY SPEAKING WHAT IS EDUCATION?

“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all” — Aristotle (384BC – 322BC). Schools, as a place for formal learning...

Ooni: reign sweet and sour

First, some conceptual clarifications. Court records, of the late Ooni, Alayeluwa Oba Okunade Sijuwade, Olubuse II, (reigned 1980-2015) often referred to him as “His Imperial...

Seriake Dickson Gets Red Card

“The people (of Bayelsa) expected so much from him (ex-President Goodluck Jonathan). They believed that as the President of this country, being the son...

Saraki: Time To End The Cold War

It is no longer a secret that since Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki was elected as the President of the 8th Senate on June 9,...

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