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2023 AND THE NIGERIAN PROGRESSIVES

By Dul Johnson Recently I published a piece with a similar title for the Nigerian youth. In it, I assured the youth that the Progressives were with them and will solidly remain with them. I didn’t put it the other way around—i.e., that the youth should be with the Progressives—because …

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2023 AND THE NIGERIAN PROGRESSIVES

By Dul Johnson Recently I published a piece with a similar title for the Nigerian youth. In it, I assured the youth that the Progressives were with them and will solidly remain with them. I didn’t put it the other way around—i.e., that the youth should be with the Progressives—because …

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Akintoye’s journalistic memoir

Memoirs are the backstairs of history ~ George Meredith By Olayinka Oyegbile Journalists always feel good saying their profession (journalism) is history written in a hurry. This is no doubt the truth, because the journalism of today is what historians of later years would turn to as source materials for …

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Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III: The Legacies of a Great King

By Toyin Falola   I knew the late Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, at a most personal level. We had such a cordial relationship that I had his private cellphone number. Professor Akin Alao of Obafemi Awolowo University was our go-between, and he was at the palace …

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The Gold Rush for the Golden Seat of Power

By Toyin Falola It is another election season in Nigeria, and rather than elicit feelings of hope and optimism, of looking forward to a new dispensation that will improve on what the present administration has achieved, it brings back to me the unpleasant memory of the gold rush. On January …

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Thieves steal $75,000 at APC headquarters

  At a time, the government it leads at the federal level is preaching e-banking, thieves on Wednesday carted away about $75,000 from the party secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja. The money estimated to be N43,000,000 reportedly went missing. This was said to be under the …

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A CONVERSATION WITH ERNESTO YEBOAH, PART 1

Faces of the African Youth Movement for Change BY Toyin Falola   Despite being famous for the abundance of its natural resources, Africa has not lived up to its potential in the eyes of many. The continent has come to be synonymous with strife in contemporary times. The current situation …

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Prof. Akinjide Osuntokun at 80: Celebrating an Intellectually Energetic Octogenarian

  By Toyin Falola Positive and impactful energy is difficult to contain. It envelops everything within range like an aura, letting its positivity wash over them. In a world filled with gloom and uncertainty, it helps to surround oneself with positive energy. Thus, it is no surprise that people whose …

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THE TEN PLUS TWO COMMANDMENTS OF NIGERIAN POLITICS

By Toyin Falola   Rule 1: Thou shall not be poor. Poverty is anathema in Nigerian politics. You need money. Lots of it. If you can print it, the better for you. Your health issues are profitable but wait till you have been sworn in. You can fly in and …

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Osinbajo to meet APC Reps Wednesday

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is to host members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caucus in the House of Representatives to break the fasting on Wednesday, April 13, 2022. The Vice President, who has declared to contest the 2023 presidential ticket of the APC, is expected to use the occasion …

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