Tag: Abimbola Adelakun

Op-ed EditorNovember 12, 2016

Opinion: Still on Reuben Abati and Aso Rock demons

by Matthew Ige 14th October, 2016 it was, when the immediate erstwhile spokesperson of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Dr. Reuben ...

Op-Ed EditorMay 21, 2015

Abimbola Adelakun: Now that Buhari is a changed man…

by Abimbola Adelakun  If the politics of self-naming and renaming by a leadership indexes how their government will be defined, ...

Op-Ed EditorMay 1, 2015

Abimbola Adelakun: Are Nigerians really obnoxious?

by Abimbola Adelakun If Nigerians have any superior gene, how come they cannot fix their own country but have to ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 23, 2015

Abimbola Adelakun: Time to scrap state-sponsored pilgrimages

by Abimbola Adelakun   There is no logic to government sponsoring people on something as personal as pilgrimages. I consider ...

Op-Ed EditorApril 15, 2015

Abimbola Adelakun: What kind of opposition will the PDP be?

by Abimbola Adelakun The PDP has been in office for 16 years and despite its fumbles and foibles, it must ...

Isime EseneJanuary 11, 2015

A rejoinder: Where is Mrs. Aisha Buhari?

by Emmanuel Uchenna Ugwu Adelakun, total strangers to the Buharis, trespassed. She did not have the right or sufficient information to ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 18, 2014

Abimbola Adelakun: 2015 – It’s Bola Tinubu Vs Bode George in Lagos

by Abimbola Adelakun The same ethical issues confronting Agbaje shackle Ambode too. How does one shake off a godfather like ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 11, 2014

@adunnibaby: Are Nigerian politicians really crazy?

by Abimbola Adelakun The Nigerian Medical Association, recently, joined the throng of those who call for psychiatric evaluation for would-be ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 4, 2014

Abimbola Adelakun: Dear Jonathanians, nobody is afraid of Jonathan

by Abimbola Adelakun Those selling the Jonathan-for-second-term project will no doubt promote the viability of their product to the highest ...

Op-Ed EditorNovember 20, 2014

@Adunnibaby: Why #Ekiti voters are the most sophisticated in Nigeria

by Abimbola Adelakun When Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State needed to thank God for winning the governorship election held ...

Op-Ed EditorNovember 13, 2014

@Adunnibaby: Akpabio is a monumental money-waster

by Abimbola Adelakun Friday last week, President Goodluck Jonathan, accompanied by Presidents John Mahama of Ghana and Alassane Quattara of ...

Op-Ed EditorNovember 6, 2014

@Adunnibaby: Voting a man with a broom in hand will not change Nigeria

by Abimbola Adelakun The change that will come to Nigeria, however, is not as easy as voting in a president ...

Op-Ed EditorOctober 28, 2014

Opinion: Why Buhari may not defeat Jonathan

by Godwin Aleke “Buhari has been running for President since 2003 and … For one, a lot of intellectual energy ...

Op-Ed EditorOctober 23, 2014

@Adunnibaby: Why Buhari may not defeat Jonathan in 2015

by Abimbola Adelakun Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola, recently dismissed insinuations he would be a running mate to the All ...

Op-Ed EditorOctober 16, 2014

@Adunnibaby: A note to Yoruba Christians and Muslims

by Abimbola Adelakun The South-West in Nigeria is one zone where Christians and Muslims dwell side by side with a ...

Op-Ed EditorOctober 9, 2014

@Adunnibaby: Dear Nigerian Army, it isn’t all about killing Shekau

by Abimbola Adelakun The Nigerian Army seems fixated with killing Abubakar Shekau, the equally self-obsessed psychopath who not only fancies ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 25, 2014

@Adunnibaby: #PastorsBehavingBadly, The canonization of T.B Joshua

by Abimbola Adelakun If this era in Nigeria were a TV serial, it would be titled something like, “Pastors Behaving ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 18, 2014

Olusegun Adeniyi Speaks || Death in the Synagogue and the Scotland referendum

by Olusegun Adeniyi The people of Scotland will go to the polls today in a referendum that could end their ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 11, 2014

Abimbola Adelakun: Jonathan Almighty

by Abimbola Adelakun If there is anyone who knows all about power — its uses and abuses — in Nigeria’s ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 4, 2014

Abimbola Adelakun writes || Let’s talk about all these youths endorsing Jonathan for 2nd term

by Abimbola Adelakun In a repeat of Ibrahim Babangida and Sani Abacha’s failed civilian transfigurations, President Goodluck Jonathan is being ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 28, 2014

Abimbola Adelakun: The pornocracy of Shekau and Shekarau

by Abimbola Adelakun At first glance, Boko Haram’s “caliph”, Abubakar Shekau, and Nigeria’s Minister of Education, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, share ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 21, 2014

Abimbola Adelakun: Who is Marilyn Ogar working against?

by Abimbola Adelakun By tomorrow, Friday, August 22, the kidnapped girls of Chibok would have been unwitting ”guests” of Boko ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 14, 2014

Abimbola Adelakun: Why the wives of Nigerian soldiers are ANGRY

by Abimbola Adelakun What’s new is that the soldiers’ wives are adding that their husbands will not be sent into ...

July 24, 2014

Abimbola Adelakun: How Northerners are teaching Southerners a lesson in arrogance

by Abimbola Adelakun What is objectionable about the idea is ethnic profiling. For a country like Nigeria, where our ethnic ...

July 17, 2014

Abimbola Adelakun: The fall of Murtala Nyako

by Abimbola Adelakun Nyako himself was not without sin and could not convince anyone of his innocence in the various ...

July 10, 2014

Abimbola Adelakun: A lesson to the Nigerian Army, Lagos from the Pope

by Abimbola Adelakun Pope Francis has demonstrated that even the church authorities can practise what it preaches and that, in ...

July 3, 2014

Abimbola Adelakun: Fayose’s politics of ‘grass-roots politics’

by Abimbola Adelakun So, I wonder, is this what “grass-roots politics” in Nigeria is all about or what we are ...

June 26, 2014

Abimbola Adelakun: Chibok – Is Nigeria still serious?

by Abimbola Adelakun Instructively, two cardinals were missing from the President’s response to his fact-finding committee: A sense of urgency ...

June 19, 2014

Abimbola Adelakun: Ekiti – May the best rice sharer win

by Abimbola Adelakun For the two major contestants, my hope is that the one who, somewhere deep within him, means ...

June 12, 2014

Abimbola Adelakun: LASU – Fashola’s unwinnable war

by Abimbola Adelakun   One is that the LASU fee hike is economically justified. The stark reality is that tertiary ...

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