Category: Opinions

Opinion: Deconstructing the tribal walls in Kogi State, By Kingsley Fanwo

My first time of going to see Mr. Femi Mokikan, a great Kogite who was then the Head, Human Resource Department of the 7UP Bottling Company at Ijora, thought many...

Opinion: Does President Buhari Really Need Senate’s Confirmation for the EFCC Boss?

Yesterday, I argued thus: Every position, including the one seemingly novel, must be respected until set aside by the highest court of the land. Today, Mr Femi Falana,...

Yar’Adua, Buhari: The Same Juxtapositional View On Health Issues – Prof. Horsfall Ajene

As the dust raised by the current health status of President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to settle, some Nigerians have said his condition may not be unconnected to that...

Buhari’s Anti-Corruption War At Crossroads: Reps Speak

By Emman Ovuakporie and Johnbosco Agbakwuru Given the high sensitivity the All Progressives Congress, APC-led administration brought to bear in its war against graft; it...

Sultan’s Visit: Kogi State in Danger of Religious Crisis – Senator Dino Melaye

The recent attempts by governor Bello of Kogi state to ignite romance with northern religious leaders may have potentially predisposed the state to endemic religious...

Opinion: Why Nigeria Needs To Back Amaju Pinnick’s ambition for 2017 Caf Election

Whenever he decides to relinquish his iron grip on the headship of African football, Cameroonian Issa Hayatou will be remembered as one man who had the opportunity to...

Opinion: The other side of the abandoned Kano Pillars-FC Ifeanyi Ubah tie

The anxiety and expectation were freezing, the excitement was fever pitched as enthusiastic fans looked forward to another football season filled with brilliance and...

Intrigues, Power Play & Insensitive Callousness Resulting To Titus Kehinde’s Demise

I came to know about the predicament of late Titus Kehinde way back July, 2016 when it was brought to my attention and I spoke with him extensively to balance the story...

Opinion: How Buhari’s Government Is Weaponizing Hunger, By Adekoya Boladale

When Feyisayo, a 36-year old trader and a single mother of three left her home in Imeri, a village in Ose local council area of Ondo State, to cast her ballot in the...

Aregbesola, LAUTECH Crisis and The Way Forward

Since Ondo state has started owing months of salaries, I have taken a second thought and reduce the level of criticism I do make on the person of Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola....

Opinion: Kogi, A State Where Workers Turn To Begging For Survival By Hon Alfa Tijani

Some workers in public and civil service in Kogi State have turned to begging to survive the hard economic realities in the State. It was observed that some workers, in...

Tinubu, Atiku, Saraki And Makarfi’s PDP: The Hazy Political Romance

CHIBUZO UKAIBE, captures the evolving intrigues surrounding the political schemings ahead of the 2019 general election. Prospects of a new political party emerging ahead...

Okene-Kabba, Kabba -Omuo Road Rehabilitation: Fact & Struggle For Cheap Political Popularity

Recently, the social media was awashed with praise singing by Kogi State “government boys” who claimed the award of contract for the rehabilitation of...

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello Going Astray – Adewale Giwa

If Nigerians did not protest against the anti-social media law sponsored by Bala Ibn Na’allah, a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress from Kebbi State that...

Opinion: I Believe So Much In Kogi’s Unity

People love it when you criticise some things which they do not believe in, practices which are contrary to what they practice or contrary views. They call you objective...