• LASTMA And The Limit Of Civility

    The administration of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode deserves the commendation of Lagos residents, particularly the motorists for injecting order and decorum in the style of enforcement currently adopted by the Lagos...

  • Ife Mayhem And The Need For Caution

    It is no longer news that the ancient and mystique town of Ile-Ife was recently engulfed in an ethnic clash that made blood to flow like ordinary water. According to...

  • Derek Walcott 1930 – 2017

    The innings have closed for one of the greatest most revolutionary playwrights in modern English and all everybody praises are his poems. Great as these are, his plays, some forty...

  • Still On Lagos And The Menace Of Okada

    In a bid to enforcing the extant laws in the State especially those bordering on environmental offences and restriction of operation of commercial Motorcyclist in certain routes of the city,...

  • Way out of Senate and Customs CG uniform wearing imbroglio

    Ever since the Nigeria Senate passed a resolution summoning the Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs Service to appear before it in his uniform to clear the air on some policies...

  • Time To Call South Africa To Order

    The xenophobic attack on Nigerians living in South Africa between February and March 2017 expectedly generated a lot of anger and outrage across the country. While the umbrella body of...

  • 2017 Budget: X-raying Alaibe’s view on funding

    Former managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and one-time presidential adviser on the Niger Delta Amnesty Programme, Timi Alaibe, recently joined the national debate on the desirability...

  • Nigeria Customs, its Controller General: Beyond the ‘Uniform’ debacle

    In recent times, there have been controversies over the operations the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS); the conduct of its officials, custom duties, policies etc. These controversies have pitched Nigerians in...

  • President Buhari’s Anti-corruption Project Under Threat

    All things considered, I hold the strong view now that President Buhari’s anti-corruption project is under heavy threat by some corrupt and diabolic elements in the DSS and the Senate...

  • Lagos and the National Stadium

    The National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos, was built by the General Yakubu Gowon military administration in 1972 as a 55,000 capacity sporting facility. It was later redesigned in 1999 to a...

  • Modular Refineries: Political Penance And Business Opportunities

    A fortnight ago, the Vice President, acting as President visited the troubled Niger Delta Region to take stock of the situation on the ground and to parley with the authorities...

  • Social Media profiling and abuses

    Every day, more than one billion people connect with each other using social media. People post pictures on Instagram, Like Facebook post, retweet twitter messages and share YouTube videos. In...

  • Celebrating Niyi Osundare at 70

    The exemplary poet is 70 years old today, and I must return to the market square to plant a song.

  • I also messed up Nigeria (part 1)

    As many that will read the above title, some will be shocked to stupor; many will say it is impossible while others will retrospectively ask the question how? Every reaction...

  • Osinbajo at 60: The Meaning of Inspiration

    Whichever way you dice it, the way we live will represent something, whether exemplary or unideal. Professor Yemi Osinbajo turns 60 today and I testify that his life continues to...

  • Onukaba Ojo Can’t Die

    ''Where in the world are you'' Ojo had asked in a text message to me during my recent quick break

  • A Tribute To Onukaba

    The book, Atiku-The Story of Atiku Abubakar, has the author’s name as Ojo Adinoyi. Unless, of course, you were familiar with the author or, and, knew that he was a...

  • Who Exactly Is the Believer In Christ?

    Have you just bought a cell-phone and are wondering how to use it? It is written. Check the manual. Have you just bought a television and you want to set...

  • What Is the True Value of the Naira

    what is wrong with the naira is what is wrong with Nigeria itself. It is quite fundamental and predates most of the leaders that we like to blame for it....

  • Towards a cleaner and safer Lagos

    The commercial and economic status of Lagos makes it home to about 2,000 industrial complexes, 10,000 commercial ventures and 22 industrial estates. It accounts for over 60% of Nigeria’s industrial...