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Yoruba and post-colonial Nigeria

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, one of the Yoruba States whose House of Assembly is expected to pass the Law for a Referendum as part of the Yoruba Resolution on True Federalism in Nigeria, is now advocating condensing the Nikki…

EndSARS: Buhari and Police reform

I for one cannot feign blindness to the ongoing protests calling for the Federal Government of Nigeria to end the operations and activities of the Nigerian Police Force's Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) – and end it now. Across the…

Man and exit from earth

Has it ever occurred to you that you are after all just one person? As the great humorist and philanthropist extra-ordinary Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola used to say: “No one is a ‘four-man” . “It is sheer flattery to…

Buhari’s unbeaten record and 600 road projects

As we mark the 60th Anniversary Day, the record-setting, mega roadways infrastructure development projects by the Buhari administration numbering up to 600 that are undergoing major upgradation or rehabilitation call for public attention…

How organized labour deceived Nigerians

I was very skeptical when the current leadership of organized labour in Nigeria objected to the decision of the Federal Government to withdraw fuel subsidy and hand over the pump price of petrol to the forces of demand and supply, also…

God-wins, Edo and Lessons Learnt

The pundits who had predicted the outcome and the nature of the Gubernatorial election in Edo State got it all wrong. The Edo 2020 election may well prove to be a turning point in the management of elections in Nigeria, and if not, there…

COVID-19: A Nigerian Update

It is now more than six months since Nigeria reported its index case of Corona Virus. On March 23, the country closed its airports to all international flights and commercial operations, for a month, in the first instance, with the…

Petrol price hike and new local refineries

For many years economists, financial advisors and public analysts have often pontificated that part of our problems in being unable to arrest the ever increasing fuel prices was our sustained failure In fixing our aging…