Saturday, April 19, 2014

The Nerve Of Lawal Kaita And The Shame Of Junaid Mohammed, By Femi Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode In the last few days the following contributions from two eminent personalities have inflamed passions and been the topic of... read more

How Mandela’s Funeral Will Impact Nigeria, By Pius Adesanmi

Pius Adesanmi Our columnist, Pius Adesanmi, has been blogging on Facebook since Nelson Mandela passed on on Thursday. Find three... read more

What Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Meant To Me, By Hannatu Musawa

Hannatu Massawa As the news of the passing of a hero broke on this sad December morning, the heartbreak and... read more

The Seduction of Nelson Mandela, By Dele Olojede

Dele Olojede The old man was sneaky in that way. At various moments when his country tottered and seemed all... read more

African Workers Tribute To Mandela, By Owei Lakemfa

Nelson Mandela “Mandela’s life was one of service, sacrifice, freedom…”…... read more

EDITORIAL: Nelson Mandela [1918 - 2013]: An enduring lesson for African leaders

Nelson Mandela In her exciting biography, Every Secret Thing, Gilian Slovo, daughter of the revered South African freedom fighters, Joe... read more

On the Passing of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, By Kole Omotoso

Last night, at ten minutes to nine o’clock South African time, Nelson R. Mandela, popularly known as Madiba died. As... read more

Madiba: Heroism in a Broken World, By Tunji Olaopa

And the stone word fell Upon my still living breast. Never mind, I was prepared for this. Somehow, I shall... read more

Nelson ‘Troublemaker’ Mandela (1918-2013), By Obo Effanga

Nelson Mandela Mandela and everything associated with him (including his prison uniform number 46664) are super brands.…... read more

How Mandela represented hope and opportunity, By Shehu Sani

Nelson Mandela The news of the death of the hero of the anti apartheid struggle, Nelson Mandela was a painful... read more

Mandela: The exit of a global icon; the moment of our deepest sorrow, By Jacob Zuma

South African President, Jacob Zuma My Fellow South Africans, Our beloved Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, the founding President of our democratic... read more

Why variation of Abuja-Abaji-Lokoja contract sum is justified, By Tony Ikpasaja

The contract sum was increased from N42 billion to N116 billion.…... read more

Anambra: A familiar storyline, By Dele Agekameh

Dele Agekameh “INEC should endeavour to learn from past mistakes and extricate itself from the litany of errors that have... read more

What is cooking in the EFCC? By Garba Shehu

Garba Shehu There are many of you out there who are equally concerned as I am, about the leaders of... read more

ASUU Strike: Presidency lied against ASUU, By Nasir Fagge

If you look at the Government’s paper of 6 November, 2013, it states that the Federal Government shall provide N200billion... read more

The age of smart kids, By Muhammad Jameel Yusha’u

Muhammad Jameel Yushau In the late 1980s, I could remember arguing with fellow school mates about the computer, most of... read more

What Anambra Says, By Okey Ndibe

Okey Ndibe Numerous political pundits stipulated that the recent governorship election in Anambra would serve as a gauge of things... read more

Are We Prepared for Disasters? By Bamidele Ademola-Olateju

Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú Disasters are a given in our existence on this planet as humans. It is a fact of life,... read more

The Day of my Death, Femi Aribisala

Femi Aribisala The bullet pierced the body of the car, came out on the inside and killed me. It is... read more

Requiem For a Rare Newshound, By Wahab Gbadamosi

In Ibadan, any politician or anybody desirous of comprehending the political compass of the state must read his typically detailed... read more

Cautionary Appeal On Opposition Wish List, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Jibrin Ibrahim Some years ago, as ASUU militants, we frequently lamented the fact that Nigeria had never been ruled by... read more

INEC, Biometric Data And Our Love For Snafus, By Ifeanyi Uddin

Columnist Ifeanyi Uddin Much debate has attended the conduct of “supplementary polls” over the weekend for election to the office... read more

The moving message from an AIDS Victim, By Hannatu Musawa

I pray that the spread of HIV and AIDS will stop. But for it to stop, each and every one... read more

Between S.L. Akintola and Obafemi Awolowo, By Femi Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode In an interview with the Punch newspaper on 30th November 2013, Dr. Omololu Olunloyo, a great nationalist, a two-time former Commissioner of... read more

The Moral zilch in Jonathan’s Trip to Israel and Britain, By Adeolu Ademoyo

Adeolu Ademoyo “…I have never regarded myself as having a monopoly of wisdom. The trouble is that when most people... read more