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The nation woke up last week to see another example of how not to represent the people when some far from being honourable members of the lower chamber of the National Assembly engaged in fisticuffs. In what could be said to have become the legislative tradition in the country since the beginning of our current...

To say that the Nigerian Senate and the House of Representatives have become avenues for personal enrichment is to state the obvious. Of course there is...

But not only Osun indigenes are sad about the situation, observers of Ogbeni Aregbesola’s administration who have fallen in love with the ebullient and...

By Kola Odepeju   “Do your little bit of good where you are, it’s those little bits of good that overwhelm the world”. – Desmond Tutu...

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...

By Kola Odepeju   At the valedictory service held in his honour on Sunday at the Aso Villa Chapel, the outgoing president of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck...

By Kola Odepeju   It was a real record-breaking by Suleiman Hashim, the Katsina indigene who trekked from Lagos to Abuja to felicitate with retired...

By Francis Ogbimi   In 1949 when Mao Zedung became the leader of the Chinese people, the economy was in chaos. The Russians on whom the Chinese had...

By Kola Odepeju   After sixteen years of misrule which epitomised under the administration of President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, the People’s Democratic...

By Kola Odepeju   Amongst the seven sins the great Indian leader, Mahatma Gandhi admonished humanity to avoid is ‘politics without principle’....