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Data Rate Hike: Time To Call Buhari To Order

Adekoya Boladale

The Yorubas have a saying: ‘Agilinti ti n se ginniginni, iku apaa, ambelente opolo to fi ojojumo gbe ara re sanle’ – a cameleon that threads with caution dies, how much more the toad that hops around with much energy. The recent report on the move by the Nigerian Communications Company (NCC) acting on the […]

Why Nigeria’s legislature should be part-time

Buhari and Saraki

Against the emerging consensus that lawmakers and their executive counterparts take so much from public coffers, with no such corresponding policy outcomes as could justify the squander, which to say the least, borders on criminality, President Buhari and his APC party cannot continue to be oblivious of the wishes and aspirations of Nigerians who elected […]

Why ASUU is on strike

ASUU Strike

“For those who do not understand “Why ASUU is on strike” – Please read this and share widely….. 1. Less than 10% of the universities have Video Conferencing facility. 2. Less than 20% of the universities use Interactive Boards 3.More than 50% don’t use Public Address System in their lecture OVERCROWDED rooms/theatres. 4. Internet Services […]

Students beg Gov Amosun over withheld WAEC results

Gov. Ibikunle Amosun

Students of public schools in Ogun State who sat for the May/June 2016 West African Examination Council (WAEC) Senior Secondary School Examination (SSCE) have appealed to Governor Ibikunle Amosun to dialogue with the examination body to release their results. WAEC has refused to release the results of the students because of the debt owed it […]

RED CARD, GREEN CARD – Notes Towards the Management of Hysteria

Prof Wole Soyinka

I shall begin on a morbid note. One of the horror stories that emerged from the Daesh (Isis) controlled parts of Iraq was the gruesome tale of the mother who had a daughter affected by wanderlust, even in that endangered zone. One day, when she looked for her to attend to some home chores, she […]

How did pollsters get Trump, Clinton election so wrong?

Disbelief among Clinton supporters as they watch election results showing Trump victory in the polls

Pollsters flubbed the 2016 presidential election in seismic fashion. Donald Trump’s strong performance dealt a crushing blow to the credibility of the nation’s leading pollsters, calling into question their mathematical models, assumptions and survey methods. Several months of polls pegged Hillary Clinton as the leader in the polarizing race and as the leader in many […]

How National Assembly lost out in anti-corruption battle


IT is exactly one year now. I remember asking members of the National Assembly to see reasons why they should review the issue of constituency projects in the country’s budget. What informed my decision to make that call was the fact that, as I noted then, the provision gave room for legislative corruption. But, instead […]

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