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Election Violence: A Lesson in Self-Sabotage

Posted: February 12, 2019 at 7:33 pm   /   Opinion

“Election days come and go but the struggle of the people to create a government which represents all of us and not just one per cent – a government based on principles of economic, social, racial and environmental justice – that struggle continues” – Bernie Sanders “Ti Buhari ba fi le wole, a ma ba […]

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2023 Igbo Presidency Bid: A Comedy and A Tragedy

Posted: December 28, 2018 at 10:49 pm   /   Opinion

Politics generally is considered to be a game of number. In advanced countries, quite a few believe that population or better said the number of inhabitants of a particular zone, tribe or ethnic largely determines the chance(s) and progress of such zone, ethnic or tribe. In Nigeria, this assumption is believed to be true. Since […]

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Political Apathy in Nigeria: Which way forward?

Posted: December 14, 2018 at 3:00 pm   /   Opinion

According to a resource site “Political Apathy is the lack of interest displayed by a citizen of a country towards political activities”. It is total indifference towards political activities. I had a persistent cough and my mummy dragged me to the family doctor. Seated in the office, they both made small talk ranging from the receding […]

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Letter to Nigerian Youths

Posted: November 29, 2018 at 8:20 am   /   Opinion

Dear Nigerian Youths, I sincerely appreciate all our efforts towards nation building. It’s no longer a news that the 2019 election is 80 days ahead of us. Nigerians with over 200 million population capacity are going to be exercising their franchise by electing the leader that will saddle the affairs of our great nation for […]

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Nigerian Music Gone Bad

Posted: November 25, 2018 at 4:27 pm   /   Opinion

The music industry in Nigeria has witnessed a change in recent times from what used to be to what we have now. This is true when one looks at the music industry towards the end of the last century and especially the turn of this century. The indigenous genres of music like highlife, juju, apala, […]

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Of Campus Journalism; The Unspoken Truths

Posted: November 23, 2018 at 4:24 pm   /   Opinion

Journalism can never be silent: That is its greatest virtue and its greatest fault. It must speak, and speak immediately, while the echoes of wonder, the claims of triumph and the signs of horror are still in the air.” — Henry Anatole Grunwald. One hot afternoon, I had accidentally run into two ladies by one […]

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Uniforms are to Unite: Let Religion make allowances: ISI should be spared

Posted: November 20, 2018 at 11:37 am   /   Opinion

In the past few days the International School, University of Ibadan (ISI), has suddenly come into the limelight due to the religious controversies it has been caught in. In light of this, to say that the ISI management by maintaining that the wearing of hijabs by female Muslim students to school do not form part […]

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UI@70: The Beginning, Fall and Resurgence of The Inherited Culture

Posted: November 18, 2018 at 2:11 pm   /   Opinion

“The attributes of World-class Universities comprise complementary sets of factors a play among most top Universities, namely; a high concentration of talent (Faculty and students), abundant resources to offer a rich learning environment and to conduct advanced research, and favourable governance features that encourage strategic vision, innovation, and flexibility and that enable institutions to make […]

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A Plurality of Voices: Should We Artikulate or FeBuhari? Nigeria on the Brink of Collapse

Posted: November 10, 2018 at 12:12 pm   /   Opinion

Undoubtedly, Nigerians in over 100 days will decide on who will govern the nation in the next four years. As the event unfolds and the nation prepares for her coming election, it then becomes a problem on whose hands should we bank the future of an ordinary Nigerian and Nigeria as a country. Consciously, it […]

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Nurturing the right values of leadership

Posted: November 1, 2018 at 12:28 pm   /   Opinion

The importance of leadership to an organization, a people and a nation can never be overemphasized because success is traceable to it. It is popularly said that leadership is everything. Everything revolves around leadership. As the leader goes so goes the organization, the people and the nation. Everything anchors and falls on leadership. More worthy […]

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