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The mistake that is Aregbesola

When I heard that workers in Osun State have declared to begin an indefinite strike following  the refusal of the state government to revert to paying them  full salary and arrears despite the receipt of the third tranche of N6.3 billion Paris Club loan refund, my mind went to this saying by [...]

Sat, 23 December 2017


For Okorocha, the delusion never ends

Governor Rochas Okorocha’s superficial governance seems a long way from finding realism and responding to the needs of Imolites.

Last week, the governor was at one of his grim governance embrace when he declared an 18-day holiday for civil servants beginning from Friday, December 22, 2017 [...]

Sat, 23 December 2017


Bolaji Abdullahi Has Exposed His Book As a Tissue of Lies and Himself as a Liar

By Reno Omokeri

Two months ago when I got details of the contents of the book by the National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressive Congress, Bolaji Abdullahi, I described him as a liar and his book as a tissue of lies meant to defame former President Jonathan as the 2019 elections draw ne [...]

Thu, 23 November 2017


Obiano saves APGA from extinction, wins

The Igbo adage “Nkea bu nke anyi”, this is our own, came true on Saturday in Anambra State as Mr. Willie Obiano was re-elected as governor for another term of four years.

Prior to the gubernatorial election, Chief Victor Umeh, former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congres [...]

Mon, 20 November 2017


Tinubu, what a fatal cut!

“Human says time goes by -

Time says human goes by”

Mon, 06 November 2017


A prayer for Julius Agwu

Julius Agwu, the one who has made us to laugh in the early days when comedy was still evolving in Nigeria, needs our prayers.
This is the period like Abraham Lincoln would say: “I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go. My own [...]

Sat, 03 September 2016


Mark Zuckerberg’s bout of fresh air

Yes, the world’s fifth richest man was in Nigeria! He is the 32 year old founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg.
It was easy to tell how infectious his presence was. The girls ogled, the guys imagined, young techy Nigerians went gaga, Nollywood smiled broadly much more than you can see them [...]

Sat, 03 September 2016


Kemi Adeosun, the fire this time

The coinage of this piece is taken from Jesmyn Ward’s collection of essays, The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race.
But it speaks eloquently of the rage the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has faced since last week.
With Nigerians facing dire economic situatio [...]

Sat, 03 September 2016


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