Saturday, July 11, 2020
The Politics of Ajimobi’s Death

The Politics of Ajimobi’s Death

Except something else occurs that grabs the headlines and dominates Nigerian social media, the big news of the past week would probably be the...
Enter The President’s New Chief of Staff, By Femi Fani-Kayode

Enter The President’s New Chief of Staff, By Femi Fani-Kayode

200 years ago the Aare Kakanfo of the ancient Oyo Empire and the self-proclaimed Oba of Ilorin, Aare Afonja, rebelled against the Alaafin of...
My Encounter With Prof Ibrahim Gambari, By Ambassador Dapo Fafowora

My Encounter With Prof Ibrahim Gambari, By Ambassador Dapo Fafowora

I know him quite well. I was the one who in 1981 brought Prof Ibrahim Gambari to the UN at his request as a...
BREAKING: Nigeria records 146 new Coronavirus cases

BREAKING: Nigeria records 146 new Coronavirus cases

Nigeria has recorded 146 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 4787. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control...
Averting The Road To Venezuela, by Femi Adesina

Averting The Road To Venezuela, by Femi Adesina

Let’s tell the story of Venezuela, because it bears striking similitude with that of Nigeria. Just like us, Venezuela is rich in oil, very rich....
My Daddy, My Best Friend: By Aisha Abba Kyari

My Daddy, My Best Friend: By Aisha Abba Kyari

On 17th April, 2020, my world came crashing down and my heart shattered into a billion pieces. Upon receiving the news of my father’s...
How to Pull Nigeria From The Brink, by Atiku Abubakar

How to Pull Nigeria From The Brink, by Atiku Abubakar

On Monday, April 27, 2020, British oil and gas giant, BP, became the latest in a growing number of energy firms to declare a...
Abba Kyari: A Death, by Reuben Abati

Abba Kyari: A Death, by Reuben Abati

Aso Villa, Nigeria’s seat of presidential power is bereaved. On Friday, April 17, 2020, it recorded its first major casualty of the Corona Virus...
Abba Kyari: A Death, by Reuben Abati

How Are The Mighty Fallen

Insults mean nothing to me. They only fuel my resolve and strengthen my determination. They are like water off a duck's back and neither...
Now That Abba Kyari is Dead

Now That Abba Kyari is Dead

On January 18, 2020, when I first read of the new coronavirus on the BBC website, my heart missed a beat because of what...

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