Category: Opinion

An Open Letter To President Muhammadu Buhari – Alaafin Of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III
Opinion

An Open Letter To President Muhammadu Buhari – Alaafin Of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III

Kunle Adeleye- January 24, 2021

Yoruba Question in Nigeria Conundrum Your Excellency, I have never been timid or shy of my total support for the success of your administration to ... Read More

Buhari, now is time to speak to the Fulani youth – Fredrick Nwabufo
Opinion

Buhari, now is time to speak to the Fulani youth – Fredrick Nwabufo

Kunle Adeleye- January 24, 2021

Leadership must be responsive to diversity. It is the rudimentary ingredient to fostering unity among variegated people. Where leadership becomes insouciant to diversity, every other ... Read More

Ondo forests: FG’s support for lawlessness is outrageous
Opinion

Ondo forests: FG’s support for lawlessness is outrageous

Kunle Adeleye- January 23, 2021

THE Presidency triggered a needless controversy recently with its brash intrusion into the legitimate efforts by the Ondo State Government to secure the lives and property of ... Read More

Air Marshall Nsikak Eduok flies away – Akpandem James
Opinion

Air Marshall Nsikak Eduok flies away – Akpandem James

Kunle Adeleye- January 23, 2021

Death is not a recent phenomenon, it has always been there, threatening humanity and picking its game at will. No society is isolated from its ... Read More

Who Shall Tell the President Nigeria is Dying? – Dele Momodu
Opinion

Who Shall Tell the President Nigeria is Dying? – Dele Momodu

Kunle Adeleye- January 23, 2021

Fellow Nigerians, please, take note of the title of my column this week. I did not say Nigerians are dying. That is stale news, as well as ... Read More

2023: Nigeria needs an enlightened President regardless of ethnicity — Prof. Ndibe
Opinion

2023: Nigeria needs an enlightened President regardless of ethnicity — Prof. Ndibe

Kunle Adeleye- January 23, 2021

Ahead of the 2023 election cycle, Nigerians must build an alliance to produce an enlightened President desirous and competent to make the country a better ... Read More

2021: Gladiators Gear Up For Anambra Guber Race – Titus Eleweke
Opinion

2021: Gladiators Gear Up For Anambra Guber Race – Titus Eleweke

Kunle Adeleye- January 23, 2021

As the race to take over from the incumbent governor of  Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano, whose  two terms of eight years will expire on ... Read More

Photos: Meet Ayra Starr, Don Jazzy Signs 18-Year-Old To Mavin Records
Gist, Opinion

Photos: Meet Ayra Starr, Don Jazzy Signs 18-Year-Old To Mavin Records

Paul Fakayejo- January 22, 2021

Music producer and owner of Mavin Records label company, Don Jazzy has announced the signing of a female artiste, Ayra Starr, into his music fold. ... Read More

President Biden’s First African Audience – Ike Abonyi
Opinion

President Biden’s First African Audience – Ike Abonyi

Kunle Adeleye- January 22, 2021

For the nation to live, the tribe must die.”– Samora Machel If you agree with the immortal words of the late President, Samora Machel, one ... Read More

Shehu Garba needs some education – Dare Babarinsa
Opinion

Shehu Garba needs some education – Dare Babarinsa

Kunle Adeleye- January 22, 2021

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 ... Read More

Trump’s democratic misadventure, lesson for spineless Nigerian politicians – Ikechukwu Amaechi
Opinion

Trump’s democratic misadventure, lesson for spineless Nigerian politicians – Ikechukwu Amaechi

Kunle Adeleye- January 21, 2021

"The bane of Nigeria’s so-called democracy is the hero-worshipping of too many strong men. In Nigeria, those elected into public office become masters rather than ... Read More

Ebele Obiano’s Designer Vaccination – Azubuike Ishiekwene
Opinion

Ebele Obiano’s Designer Vaccination – Azubuike Ishiekwene

Kunle Adeleye- January 21, 2021

Whether Jean-Jacques Rousseau mis-credited the words to Marie-Antionette in Confessions or not, Nigeria is happy to supply a modern-day princess who has earned the title ... Read More

I’m a ‘herdsman’ – all herdsmen are not bandits
Opinion

I’m a ‘herdsman’ – all herdsmen are not bandits

Kunle Adeleye- January 20, 2021

Crime has no ethnic face. When criminality is defined according to ethnic origin or religion, social cohesion is threatened. There are people of criminal inclinations ... Read More

Tribute To Honourable Justice Dolapo Akinsanya – Chijioke Okoli, San
Opinion

Tribute To Honourable Justice Dolapo Akinsanya – Chijioke Okoli, San

Kunle Adeleye- January 19, 2021

…’I am going to my Father’s, and though with great difficultyI got hither, yet now I do not repent me of all the trouble I ... Read More

Lessons from Stacy Abrams for the Nigerian elite and politics in Nigeria
Opinion

Lessons from Stacy Abrams for the Nigerian elite and politics in Nigeria

Kunle Adeleye- January 19, 2021

Joseph R. Biden Jr. will be inaugurated on 20th January as the 46th President of the United States of America. His historic election was made ... Read More

How Was Nigeria Before Buharism?
Opinion

How Was Nigeria Before Buharism?

Kunle Adeleye- January 17, 2021

Ever since he happened presidentially on the national stage five odd years ago President Muhammadu Buhari and his handlers and aides had not ceased bemoaning ... Read More

ADM. Godwin Ndubuisi Kanu: Bold, Brilliant, Brave-Heart and Loving: A Tribute – Ireke A Kalu Onuma
Opinion

ADM. Godwin Ndubuisi Kanu: Bold, Brilliant, Brave-Heart and Loving: A Tribute – Ireke A Kalu Onuma

Kunle Adeleye- January 17, 2021

The end began on Monday 11th January 2021 evening. I had just come in from Owerri, and a call from a very unexpected person, Gen. ... Read More

The Trump Aftermath – Chidi Amuta
Opinion

The Trump Aftermath – Chidi Amuta

Kunle Adeleye- January 17, 2021

In exactly three days from now, Donald John Trump will fade into the grey silhouette of America’s presidential history. He may stage a delusionary grand ... Read More

Why Covid-19 spares the poor – Doyin Okupe
Opinion

Why Covid-19 spares the poor – Doyin Okupe

Kunle Adeleye- January 14, 2021

Have you been wondering why ordinary folks seem to be less affected by Covid-19? Whenever my drivers, house helps and security come back from their leave at ... Read More

How Will Africa Remember Donald Trump? Here Is How – Azubuike Ishiekwene
Opinion

How Will Africa Remember Donald Trump? Here Is How – Azubuike Ishiekwene

Kunle Adeleye- January 14, 2021

US President Donald Trump may have lost re-election but he would be escorted out of the White House on Tuesday night with a special prize: Africa’s ... Read More