Opinion: Sha’Carri Richardson’s marijuana ban is another example of Olympic hypocrisy – Nancy Armour

Sha’Carri Richardson disqualified from Tokyo Olympics 100-meter dash over marijuanaU.S. sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson’s appearance at the Tokyo Olympics is in doubt after testing positive for marijuana.USA TODAY Adding counter-culture sports isn’t enough to make the three-piece-suit-wearing, five-star-hotel-staying, mostly-white-male Olympic officials hip, cool or remotely in tune with current norms. Just how removed from reality they are was brought into sharp focus – again – on … Continue reading Opinion: Sha’Carri Richardson’s marijuana ban is another example of Olympic hypocrisy – Nancy Armour

Opinion: Tunji: Profile in Diligence and Loyalty – By Asiwaju Bola Tinubu

Journalist, lawyer, politician and administrator, Tunji Bello has an enviable resume replete with accolades and excellent deeds. That we celebrate his 60th birthday is more than appropriate for he stands among the most illustrious sons of Lagos State. He has proven to be the most accomplished and durable civil servant of his generation. He has been an indispensable factor in the socio-economic progress the state … Continue reading Opinion: Tunji: Profile in Diligence and Loyalty – By Asiwaju Bola Tinubu

Opinion: Between late Ataga & His Alleged Murderer – Upbringing and Pure Will – By Tunde Asaju

If at 18 you are old enough to vote, and drive, that means the age of maturity is 18 and this is fairly universal. Science says a person’s character is formed way earlier than that age. So, if you commit a crime at less than the official age, you are called a minor. Only the Saudis and authoritarian regimes execute children who offend, even for … Continue reading Opinion: Between late Ataga & His Alleged Murderer – Upbringing and Pure Will – By Tunde Asaju

Obasanjo writes Buhari (Full Text)

Dear President and General Buhari, OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT, GENERAL MUHAMMADU BUHARI I am constrained to write to you this open letter. I decided to make it an open letter because the issue is very weighty and must be greatly worrisome to all concerned Nigerians and that means all right-thinking Nigerians and those resident in Nigeria. Since the issue is of momentous concern to all … Continue reading Obasanjo writes Buhari (Full Text)

Nigeria needs a leader with iron fist like Buhari, says Femi Adesina

Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has stated the nation needs an iron fist leader like his principal. Such a leader like Buhari, he said, will be able to whip into line those misbehaving in any part of the country. In his weekly article titled ‘ I suddenly remembered why I fell in love with the President’ Adesina said … Continue reading Nigeria needs a leader with iron fist like Buhari, says Femi Adesina

The Biafra Experience: BOB COLE – Late 1969, Nkwerre, Orlu, Biafra

I was 12 years old, accompanying my uncle Bob to buy the makeshift cigarette called Director, which was made from dried plantain and other leaves that were within reach. By this time, the Republic of Biafra had shrunken to the size of a child’s fist. All those excitable young men, who I had watched in 1967 goose stepping with gusto to the DMGS field to … Continue reading The Biafra Experience: BOB COLE – Late 1969, Nkwerre, Orlu, Biafra

Our response to DSS alert, By Presidency

The Department of State Services (DSS), on Sunday alerted on sinister moves by misguided elements to wreak havoc on the government, sovereignty and corporate existence of the country. Championed by some disgruntled religious and past political leaders, the intention is to eventually throw the country into a tailspin, which would compel a forceful and undemocratic change of leadership. Further unimpeachable evidence shows that these disruptive … Continue reading Our response to DSS alert, By Presidency

Obasanjo raises security alarm in another open letter to Buhari(Full Text)

Dear President and General Buhari, OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT, GENERAL MUHAMMADU BUHARI .I am constrained to write to you this open letter. I decided to make it an open letter because the issue is very weighty and must be greatly worrisome to all concerned Nigerians and that means all right-thinking Nigerians and those resident in Nigeria. Since the issue is of momentous concern to all … Continue reading Obasanjo raises security alarm in another open letter to Buhari(Full Text)

The Sunday Igboho I Knew – By Babafemi Ojudu

It was in 2009. The Appeal Court sitting in Ilorin ordered a rerun in a number of polling units in the election between Segun Oni of PDP and Dr Kayode Fayemi of ACN. * Sunday Igboho Oni had in the main election and the election petition tribunal that followed been declared winner of the gubernatorial contest. Our party , ACN contested this , hence the declaration … Continue reading The Sunday Igboho I Knew – By Babafemi Ojudu

Opinion: Shehu Garba needs some education -By Dare Babarinsa

It is interesting that the Presidency finally found its voice concerning the security situation in Ondo State. In recent months, Ondo State has been at the centre of grave insecurity in the South West. It was here that a first-class traditional ruler was kidnapped and killed. It was here that the daughter of Chief Reuben Fasoranti, the leader of Afenifere, was also killed in an … Continue reading Opinion: Shehu Garba needs some education -By Dare Babarinsa