Tag: abati

EditorApril 11, 2017

The Media Blog: To his eternal shame, Nigerians now know that Reuben Abati is a breast man

At what point do we draw the line between the personal and public lives of our celebrities? Question as old ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 2, 2016

The YNaija Tracklist: Lagos rewards 18 public servants | EFCC grills ex-minister | IPOB blasts minister over Biafra comments

From the papers this morning – a Tracklist. You are free to leave Nigeria if you have another country – ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 1, 2016

Pius Adesanmi: Blessed are the rich and powerful?

by Pius Adesanmi. Father Emmanuel Ojeifo, when next you see our elder and mutual friend, Bishop Mathew Hassan Kukah, please ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 26, 2016

Reuben Abati: The man who named his dog Buhari

by Reuben Abati Joe Fortemose Chinakwe, the man who named his dog after President Muhammadu Buhari is right now probably ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 19, 2016

Reuben Abati: The tragedy of O.J Abuah’s death

by Reuben Abati Life is all about memories. It is the only thing we are left with when flesh and ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 14, 2016

Reuben Abati: Buhari, GEJ and the parable of the husband’s cane

by Reuben Abati One other outcome of our democratic experience since 1999 is how demanding and insatiable the Nigerian voter ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 8, 2016

Reuben Abati: Rio Olympics, change and the United states of Nigeria

by Reuben Abati “ I hear we are no longer Nigeria, but the United States of Nigeria” “You didn’t hear ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 5, 2016

Reuben Abati: Endorsing Hilary Clinton in America’s historic election

by Reuben Abati If there was any hope that Donald Trump would change tactics and be more restrained after winning ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 17, 2016

Reuben Abati: The legend of Fela like you’ve never read before

On the occasion of his 80th birthday, Benson Idonije, who is arguably Nigeria’s most informed analyst of jazz music and ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 22, 2016

Reuben Abati: Why Niger Delta Avengers strike

Niger Delta Avengers is the name of a new group of militants in the Niger Delta who claim to be ...

Op-Ed EditorApril 15, 2016

Reuben Abati: Before you blame the president, think again; who governs Nigeria?

During the Jonathan administration, an outspoken opposition spokesperson had argued that Nigeria was on auto-pilot, a phrase that was gleefully ...

Op-Ed EditorApril 21, 2015

Pius Adesanmi: Why Jonathan cannot sue Punch Newspaper

by Pius Adesanmi President Jonathan and his team stole so much public funds for their campaign that no area of ...

June 5, 2014

Opinion: A President and his image-makers

by Oluwatosin Fatoyinbo  I do believe that one of the President’s biggest mistake is the choice of his image makers. ...

March 3, 2014

Opinion: President Jonathan is guilty of incompetence

by Olukoya Obafemi The ineptitude of my president seems so gargantuan. The country has been radically plummeted to the lowest ...

January 5, 2014

Jonathan’s achievements are historic – Abati opens up, blasts Nigerian media

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Dr. Reuben Abati, the Special Adviser to the President Goodluck Jonathan on Media and Publicity, has again ...

December 24, 2013

Obasanjo may be invited by NSA over snipers allegation

by Adeola Balogun The allegations made by former President, Olusegun Obasanjo in his letter to President Goodluck Jonathan have raised ...

December 23, 2013

“What if Jonathan had replied OBJ’s letter with ‘K’?”: Top 10 reactions to GEJ’s reply to OBJ (READ)

by ‘Jola Sotubo The 18-page letter written by former President, Olusegun Obasanjo to President Goodluck Jonathan has finally received a ...

December 23, 2013

‘I have my facts…’: OBJ stands by issues raised in letter to Jonathan

by ‘Jola Sotubo Despite criticism levelled against him from several corners, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has maintained his stance regarding ...

December 22, 2013

#InHisWords: 10 reasons why President Jonathan replied OBJ’s open letter (READ)

by ‘Jola Sotubo President Goodluck Jonathan has finally replied the 18-page open letter sent to him by his predecessor, Olusegun ...

December 19, 2013

Opinion: Nigeria needs a born again Obasanjo

by Wole Opesanmi Nigeria needed an Obasanjo, but not just any kind of Obasanjo. Nigeria needed a good Obasanjo. An ...

December 17, 2013

Opinion: Obasanjo possessed by Mandela’s spirit

by Adekoya Boladale Finally, it is disturbing seeing Obasanjo render advice on good governance to the presidency when he once ...

December 15, 2013

Keep your robust reply and fix the country – OBJ tells Jonathan

by ‘Jola Sotubo Following reports that President Goodluck Jonathan is planning to reply former president, Olusegun Obasanjo’s 18-page letter by ...

December 13, 2013

OBJ’s letter: Panic in Aso Rock as Jonathan’s aides ‘engage in marathon meetings’

by ‘Jola Sotubo According to reports, the senior aides of President Goodluck Jonathan have been thrown in confusion by the ...

December 13, 2013

Friends again: OBJ meets Jonathan in Kenya, have breakfast together

by ‘Jola Sotubo President Goodluck Jonathan and former president Olusegun Obasanjo have apparently put aside their differences as they were ...

December 12, 2013

‘We’ve received the letter, it is hypocritical and disrespectful’ – Presidency fires back at OBJ

by ‘Jola Sotubo The controversial 18-page letter written to President Goodluck Jonathan by former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has finally been ...

November 22, 2013

Jonathan recovers from illness in London, speaks at the HIIC meeting (See Photos + full speech)

by Oke Efagene   Yesterday, Thursday 21 November, 2013, the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, was ...

November 11, 2013

Opinion: National Dialogue – Reno Omokri’s convoluted logic and other choristers

by Adeolu Ademoyo There are two categories of defenders. They are the regular Aso Rock media crew-Messers Doyin Okupe, Reno ...

November 8, 2013

#ShortStory: Oga Jona, Sisi Stella nko?

by Abiola Solanke “Abati, the way you reason at times surprises me. If after more than a Year in this ...

November 2, 2013

Pius Adesanmi: Wish me what you live abroad or get thee behind me, buddy!

by Pius Adesanmi   It is this lack of a lived experience of the real thing, of the real deal, ...

May 5, 2013

Dapo Olorunyomi: Media freedom & the threat of impunity by the Jonathan gov’t

by Dapo Olorunyomi The past half a decade has been perhaps the most challenging years since Nigeria’s return to civil ...

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