Kola Odepeju

Ten kings, Ten Eras

The title of this column is a common saying amongst the Yorubas and it’s to emphasise the changing nature of time. Literally it simply means that when a king passes on, then his own time had gone; to give way to another era. Thus if you mentioned the names of ten kings that had ruled […]

Kola Odepeju

Buhari: Nigeria’s Abraham Lincoln

By Kola Odepeju   After all the campaigns of calumny and hate speeches against Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd ), the Will of God and the wishes of the  majority of Nigerian people finally prevailed as Buhari emerged the winner of the presidential election held last Saturday. How sweet is his (Buhari’s) victory! As his consistent supporter […]

Kola Odepeju

Is Jonathan truly Nigeria’s best President?

By Kola Odepeju   I found the response of the presidency to former president Olusegun Obasanjo’s comment that Jonathan’s administration has performed below average very embarrassing. Not only embarrassing, it’s also sufficiently disgusting and insulting to our collective sensibility as a people. And I want to believe that I am speaking the minds of many Nigerians […]