Tuesday, April 22, 2014

KickOut Siddon Look – Our Mumu Don Do, By Tunji Ariyomo

March 1, 2013

Tunji Ariyomo For the title of this article, I decided to partly ride piggyback on that famous question by Sonala Olumhense – Your Mumu Don... read more


As 2015 beckons – lessons from the blunders of 1959, 1979 and 1999, By Tunji Ariyomo

February 24, 2013

Tunji Ariyomo ALL things being equal, it is safe to predict that 2015 is the terminal date for the set of rulers that took over... read more


Pension scam judgement: Is Justice Talba to blame? By Tunji Ariyomo

February 16, 2013

Tunji Ariyomo Having been charged under the Penal Code, the EFCC comfortably tied the hands of Justice Talba. The judge could have even decided to... read more


Power Sector Reform: TCN, Manitoba and Suggestions for the new Power Minister, By Tunji Ariyomo

February 7, 2013

Tunji Ariyomo At face value, the contract between the Federal Government of Nigeria to cede the management of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to... read more


Petroleum Industry Bill: Oil minister’s powers, UK laws and deft propaganda (2), By Tunji Ariyomo

January 31, 2013

Tunji Ariyomo Continued from last week. Having examined other extant regulations in the United Kingdom (UK) in the first part of this article which showed... read more


Petroleum Industry Bill: Oil Minister’s Powers, UK Laws and deft propaganda (1), By Tunji Ariyomo

January 24, 2013

Tunji Ariyomo On January 17, 2013, Thisday Newspaper published an opinion piece credited to one Ejiofor Alike titled “PIB: Powers of Minister Similar to UK,... read more


Nigerian leaders as evolutionary inferiors, By ‘Tunji Ariyomo

December 12, 2012

Charles Darwin published his book ‘On the Origin of Species’ on 24th November 1859. His work is reputed as the foundation of biological evolution. He... read more


Evil spirits and Nigeria’s power supply – Minister Zainab Kuchi is right! By Tunji Ariyomo

December 3, 2012

One of the Ministers of Power (there are two of them) was quoted as telling a South African delegation that evil spirits were preventing Nigeria... read more


Nigeria Power Sector Reform: Of Pyrrhic victory and programmed failure (Part 2), By Tunji Ariyomo

November 24, 2012

Tunji Ariyomo In the first part of this essay, I attempted to bring a closure to the arguments advanced by some of us that were... read more


Nigeria Power Sector Reform: Of pyrrhic victory and programmed failure (Part 1), By Tunji Ariyomo

November 10, 2012

Tunji Ariyomo Ariyomo x-rays Nigeria power sector reform and declared that with the fault line inherent in the process, the reform is bound to fail ... read more


Mimiko, PDP, ACN self-destruct and the shape of things to come, By Tunji Ariyomo

November 3, 2012

Tunji Ariyomo Before July 2012, the ACN was a serious contender for Alagbaka, the Ondo State Government House. Having swelled its rank with aggrieved members... read more


Chinua Achebe, Africa and the Peril of Monologue (Part 2) By Tunji Ariyomo

October 27, 2012

Tunji Ariyomo In the first part of this essay, I examined how what I called monologue has become a powerful weapon and instrument for conveniently... read more


Chinua Achebe, Africa and the peril of monologue (Part 1), By Tunji Ariyomo

October 20, 2012

Tunji Ariyomo I grew up taking for granted the veracity of the account of what has been described as the most heinous crime committed against... read more


Ondo governorship debates: winners, losers and matters arising, By Tunji Ariyomo

October 13, 2012

Tunji Ariyomo Can I, a son of the soil, do an objective opinion piece on the Ondo State 2012 gubernatorial debates organized by the Chief... read more


Mubi killings, Boko Haram and Jonathan Options, By Tunji Ariyomo

October 6, 2012

Tunji Ariyomo Background Information Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye et al (2012) put the fatality figure of the Independence Day massacre in Mubi Adamawa at 40 with the... read more


Nigerian leaders, insanity, and the art of nation building, By Tunji Ariyomo

September 29, 2012

Tunji Ariyomo The United Kingdom’s All Party Parliamentary Group on Nigeria in its September 2012 report stated that many of the deep systemic challenges that... read more


Beyond Civil Rule: How Nigeria can become a true democracy, By Tunji Ariyomo

September 22, 2012

Tunji Ariyomo It is difficult to watch the recently concluded political party conventions in the United States (US), particularly the Democratic National Convention (DNC) that... read more


Fact Check: Obasanjo versus Lamido Sanusi on N5, 000, By ‘Tunji Ariyomo

September 15, 2012

Tunji Ariyomo The Punch (07/09/2012) reported that former President Olusegun Obasanjo said the planned introduction of N5, 000 bill would kill production and affect small... read more