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As Jonathan is set to declare

As Jonathan is set to declare

By Kola Odepeju   The issue of whether President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan will contest in 2015 or not, left the realm of speculations for that of reality last week as…

As Ebola ends and ceasefire collapses

As Ebola ends and ceasefire collapses

By Kola Odepeju   Over the weekend Nigerians were made to look forward to receiving two good news this week. The first one had to do with the likelihood of the…

Nigeria at 54: What hope?

Nigeria at 54: What hope?

By  Kola Odepeju   Nigeria, our dear country and supposedly the giant of Africa, became 54 yesterday as an independent entity. As a country cobbled together by colonial masters without…

Ali Modu Sheriff and Ihejirika must be investigated now

Ali Modu Sheriff and Ihejirika must be investigated now

By Kola Odepeju In the face of the enormous security challenges the country has been facing since especially with respet to the Boko Haram insurgency in the NorthEast which has…

Ebola: Why not keep the schools closed?

Ebola: Why not keep the schools closed?

By Kola Odepeju   The main reason why the administration of President GEJ has been unable to solve – even by half – the problems confronting our nation most especially…

The sack of Resident Doctors

The sack of Resident Doctors

By Kola Odepeju During this critical period when humanity is being threatened by different chronic and deadly diseases a la Ebola and when doctors’ services are seriously needed – more than ever…

Doctors’ strike: Matters arising

Doctors’ strike: Matters arising

By Kola Odepeju If we call this period a season of strike – yet again – in the history of our country we are not making a mistake. For a…

Day 80: Chibok girls still missing

Day 80: Chibok girls still missing

By Kola Odepeju If I counted correctly it’s now 80 days that the Chibok girls have been taken away into the Sambisa forest by the Boko Haram insurgents. The girls…

Unemployed graduates beware!

Unemployed graduates beware!

By Kola Odepeju Are you an unemployed graduate looking for job? Please you need to read this. And if you are opportune to read it please pass the news on…

Condemnable war against the press

Condemnable war against the press

Kola Odepeju 08023191891   Kolaodepeju@yahoo.com The clampdown on the media by the military last weekend – confiscating and destroying newspapers – including subjecting media workers to harassment and arrest is…

Abducted Chibok Girls: To negotiate or not to negotiate?

Abducted Chibok Girls: To negotiate or not to negotiate?

Kola Odepeju 08023191891   Kolaodepeju@yahoo.com As at today it’s now up to fifty days that the abducted girls of the Federal Government College, Chibok, Borno state, have been in the…

Today is May 29; Yes, another May 29

Today is May 29; Yes, another May 29

By Kola Odepeju Just like some other dates in human history today is a very important date in the history of Nigeria. And without lecturing ourselves on what makes it…

Terrorism: Why all hands must be on deck

Terrorism: Why all hands must be on deck

By Kola Odepeju Terrorism; Gone were those days when this problem used to be an exclusive occurrence of certain parts of the world most especially Middle-East countries of Israel and…

How can the Nigerian youths be happy?

Kola Odepeju When one thinks about the condition of the Nigerian youths today, one cannot but shed tears for them. The condition of our youths has become so pathetic that…

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…

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