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I don’t know what Boko Haram really wants

I don’t know what Boko Haram really wants

Sometimes last year I made up my mind not to write about the Boko Haram palaver any more for one or two reasons. Having written copiously on the matter I…

Ekiti, Osun Elections: Litmus test for Jega

As Ekiti and Osun gubernatorial elections draw nearer by the day it’s important to continue to hammer it home for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Professor Attahiru Jega…

What is our society turning into?

What is our society turning into?

By Kola Odepeju The anomalous happenings that have come to define our existence as a people these days really leave a sour taste in the mouth as they also call…

NIS job: Duping in the name of employment

NIS job: Duping in the name of employment

By Kola Odepeju The deaths of some youths as a result of the stampede that occurred during the Nigerian Immigration recruitment exercise on Saturday tells much about the pathetic case…

Governor Amosun’s Homeowners’ Charter Initiative

Governor Amosun’s Homeowners’ Charter Initiative

By Kola Odepeju Senator Ibikunle Amosun, the Governor of Ogun state is one personage whose appearance in any occasion must attract attention. This is because of the way he puts…

Centennial Celebration amidst national tragedy

Centennial Celebration amidst national tragedy

By Kola Odepeju Penultimate week I did write in this column that Nigerians especially those at leadership level like to play politics with every situation. I stated that even issues as…

Of an award and its recipient

Of an award and its recipient

By Kola Odepeju For the ebullient governor of the state of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola, last Friday was another unique day of his life. It was a day he…

When education becomes a ‘political’ issue

Espying with Nnedi Ogaziechi, espying@inlng.com, 08056180164 One of the serious pointers to the vision of any country is decipherable from the value it places on the education of its citizens. No…

The many Neros of Nigerian politics

By Nnedi Ogezieche Sad, very sad news is coming from the political terrain in Nigeria. However, the real shock for us political neophytes stems from the fact that the real…

As Gen. Gowon offers the opium

Again, former Head of state, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (Rtd) has urged Nigerians”…to pray to God to uproot all leaders with evil intention for the country ahead of the 2015 elections”.…

Militancy, Boko Haram, deportation and collective amnesia

“First they came for the socialists And I did not speak because I was not a socialist Then they came for the Unionists and I did not speak because I…

When governors abdicate governance

few days ago, the Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Catherine gave birth to her first child, the third in line to the throne. The royalty and the government in the United…

APC vs PDP: Patriotism or territoriality?

Finally, the All Progressives Congress (APC), an amalgam of different political parties got registered by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) last week. As usual, the cymbals and drums are…

Anambra 2013: Any end to past shenanigans?

The Anambra governorship election is just a few months away. In real terms, the candidates have barely three months to campaign and introduce themselves to the voters who ideally in…

Joining the PIB debate

Kola Odepeju, 08023191891   ebisemiju2002@yahoo.com The raging debate at the National Assembly over the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) calls for contributions from the general public so as to determine whether the…

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