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A dubious odour from Edo

October 10, 2016

The Edo State gubernatorial election has come and gone. All of us must almost spontaneously thank God for the smooth exercise despite our familiarly peculiar election hiccups here and there in the election period.  In […]

The former things are passed away

October 3, 2016

Our great, beautiful country of great and high men, sages and patriots, who are not allowed or chanced to perform their duty to their fatherland the way they should or ought to do, is entering […]

A honour-less and conscience-less generation

September 26, 2016

There is a crisis of honour and of conscience in our country. And because of this there is hardly any person, man or woman, boy or girl, political leader or political follower, in this generation […]

The example of David Cameron

September 19, 2016

It is universally known already that Great Britain has since voted to be no more part of the European Union. And the biggest “casualty” of that electoral exercise that has entered history and record books […]

Rheum from budget-padders

September 5, 2016 Tony Afejuku

Our House of Reps will never be our House of Reps again. We all know why. That place where our parliamentarians, where our legislators, paddle budgets which they have legislated in favour of cannot be […]

Our president’s camouflage and camisade

August 28, 2016

We devoured our president’s pre-election promises and slogan with our eyes, ears and nostrils of belief.  It was so easy for us to do this. After all, why not, when his predecessor disillusioned us with […]

The republic of deception

August 22, 2016 Tony Afejuku

I have just learnt from the presidency that President Buhari is “suffering from tyranny of high expectations” (see Nigerian Tribune of Monday, 15 August, 2016). All of us who read the story/report would react to […]

We want war against poverty

August 15, 2016

I have just read in this newspaper and other ones that the Buhari regime wants to relaunch his WAI (War Against Indiscipline) Brigade (see, for instance, page 5 of Nigerian Tribune of Tuesday, 09 August, […]

Ndume and Fani-Kayode on Buhari

August 8, 2016 Tony Afejuku

READERS, I mean very regular regulars of this column who have an ardent longing for it, would not hesitate, if pertinently questioned, to answer that I have a burning love for newspapers. In fact, as […]

Yoruba leaders must unite to defend their nation

August 7, 2016

I am writing this morning about the pathetic failure of “Yoruba leaders” to protect, defend, and uphold the wellbeing (and even the existence) of their Yoruba nation in Nigeria. And by “Yoruba leaders” I mean […]

Return of 1984 that was not 1984

July 17, 2016

Many of us who are familiar with literature or who follow books with pleasure as ants suck sugar or honey endlessly and patiently, cannot but always remember the intellectual honesty of George Orwell, pseudonym of […]

Give me Super Eagles

July 11, 2016 Tony Afejuku

O   UR Super Eagles will soon be on the march again. Our Super Eagles will soon be campaigning for new laurels again. Our Super Eagles will soon be gunning for a spot for the 2018 […]

Solitary musings

June 20, 2016 David

TODAY I’m in the Kingdom of Solitude where the King of Solitude has hosted me. I’m in the Kingdom of Solitude where I have drunk the wine of solitude and of esoteric dogmas. I’m alone, […]