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Opinion: Government of the Oligarchs, by their Minions, for the Oligarchs by Babatunde Gbadamosi
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Opinion: Government of the Oligarchs, by their Minions, for the Oligarchs b...

Since May 29, 2019, myself and millions of other concerned Lagosians have been urging Governor Jide Sanwoolu to fix the frankly disgusting roads in Lagos. He responded by initiating a shambolic exercise he quaintly calls “palliative measures”, which essentially consist in a scattering... read more »

Opinion: The North and Vanity of Power by Charles Ogbu
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Opinion: The North and Vanity of Power by Charles Ogbu

Northern Nigeria is a tragic paradox. A walking contradiction, I mean. For over 40 years, the North has ruled Nigeria and controlled every aspect of her national life. The current President of Nigeria is from the North and virtually every security agencies in Nigeria including the paramilitary... read more »

Opinion: An Open Letter to President Muhammadu Buhari - Fani-Kayode
Opinion: An Open Letter to President Muh...

Opinion: An Open Letter to President Muhammadu Buhari – Fani-Kayode

Mr. President, many believe that you cannot read and those that believe that you can claim that you cannot go beyond three lines. They say outside of that you can only comprehend cartoons. I do not share either view. I know you well enough to concede that when you consider a literary submission of... read more »

How Can General Buhari Succeed When He Is Surrounded by So Great a Cloud of Liars? by Reno Omokri
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How Can General Buhari Succeed When He Is Surrounded by So Great a Cloud of...

I watched Femi Adesina’s interview on Channels Television on Sunday January 26, 2020, and I felt sorry, very sorry for General Muhammadu Buhari. First, his own wife, Aisha Buhari, exposes one of his spokesmen, Garba Shehu, as a liar, and agent of the cabal, whose loyalty to her husband is... read more »

Opinion: Okada and Keke Ban - Transport for Lagos by Babatunde Gbadamosi
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Opinion: Okada and Keke Ban – Transport for Lagos by Babatunde Gbadam...

Sometime last month, The Lagos State Government announced a partial ban on ALL operators of commercial motorcycles and tricycles in some named parts of Lagos State. The ban went into effect yesterday, Friday, 1st of February 2020. The scenes across Lagos were expected. Thousands of stranded... read more »

Senator Abaribe's Call on President Buhari to Resign is Foolish - Presidency

Senator Abaribe’s Call on President Buhari to Resign is Foolish – Presidency

President Buhari to resign on what basis? Just because some characters think that President Buhari should resign, then they expect him to quit. That call does not represent the opinion of... read more »

Junaid Mohammed’s Echo Chamber and the Amotekun Civil War - Reno Omokri

Junaid Mohammed’s Echo Chamber and the Amotekun Civil War – Reno Omokri

Recently, the firebrand ex Second Republic member of the House of Representatives, Dr. Junaid Mohammed, warned or threatened that Nigeria may experience another civil war if the Western... read more »

Africa’s Corruption – A Case Of Warped Europhilia

Africa’s Corruption – A Case Of Warped Europhilia

26th January 2020 We need an answer to give African children and young people when they ask us, “Why is there so much stealing going on?” and “Why do our civil servants and... read more »

Opinion: The Public Discourse Over Amotekun - Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Opinion: The Public Discourse Over Amotekun – Bola Ahmed Tinubu

This issue has dominated recent discourse and media headlines. Distilled to its basics, it concerns how best state governments can assist with the safety and security of their residents.... read more »

Opinion: Àmọ̀tẹ́kùn As a Game Changer For 2023 by Reno Omokri

Opinion: Àmọ̀tẹ́kùn As a Game Changer For 2023 by Reno Omokri...

A lot has been written about the introduction of the region wide security outfit for the Southwest, known as Àmọ̀tẹ́kùn. Much of it is built around emotions. And as my readers may have noticed,... read more »