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Again, Obasanjo’s sermon on Nigeria

Nigeria’s former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, will not stop amazing Nigerians! In yet another in the series of what could be described as ‘speaking truth to power’, Obasanjo recently berated the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration for…

2023 in the eye of COVID-19

By Abiodun KOMOLAFE Experts have predicted that COVID-19 may remain a crisis much longer than 2022, with "up to 70% of the world's population" becoming infected. Amid this mess, elections are billed to hold in Nigeria in 2023, in line…

The pandemic and the country’s future

Nigeria's decision to 'unwind' the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) lockdown in the capital, Abuja, Lagos and Ogun States refers. As we strive to "balance the need to protect health while also preserving livelihoods", can we safely say…

COVID-19 Pandemic And The Days That Follow

"Lockdown has immediate ramifications for individuals who live on a hand-to-mouth basis, and for the networks of their dependents. If people cannot eat, they will not obey a lockdown, nor is there any reason, practical or moral, for them…

As Emir Sanusi becomes history

To Nigerians, that the 14th Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has been dethroned is incontrovertibly established. However, the nuances and the sociological imports of his dethronement should not be lost in society. To start with, the…

Osun: The Storm Foreseen (1)

To a casual observer, the philosophy of maize signifies that the process of life is gradual. The first thing you see in maize when it is growing is the root, followed by the shoot before the leaves eventually appear. What this simply…

Insecurity: where do we go from here?

Have you watched the video clips of the gruesome execution of Lawan Andimi and Roypvil Dalyep by Boko Haram? Have you ever imagined what it feels like to take one’s loved ones away with hopes of reuniting with them waning with each passing…