Tag: Bayo Oluwasanmi

Op-Ed EditorJuly 12, 2016

Bayo Oluwasanmi: Corruption of mass destruction

by Bayo Oluwasanmi The humiliating daily headlines of corruption crisis stemming from treasury looting by public officials seems cruel to ...

Ada IgboanugoMay 17, 2016

Bayo Oluwasanmi: Yes! “Nigeria is fantastically corrupt”

  “We have got the leaders of some fantastically corrupt countries coming to Britain … Nigeria and Afghanistan, possibly the ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 22, 2016

Bayo Oluwasanmi: Why Donald Trump’s mission to become US President, is impossible

There are many ways you can discover that it is dangerous to jump off a ten-story building: You can read ...

Op-Ed EditorFebruary 26, 2016

Opinion: A senate swaddled in an echo chamber of its own foolishness

A hard truth about being a Nigerian senator is that there is almost never a time to declare good news. ...

Op-Ed EditorFebruary 9, 2016

Bayo Oluwasanmi: Hello Saraki: ‘Can you hear me now? Why are you still hanging on to the Presidency of the Senate?’

“In conclusion, I find no merit in the appeal which is accordingly dismissed.” – Justice Walter Onnoghen of the Supreme ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 29, 2015

Bayo Oluwasanmi: The brutally insensitive, cocky and corrupt Bukola Saraki is my Person of the Year

A Yoruba proverb says “Oruko nroni,” which literally means your life is shaped by your name. The middle name – ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 10, 2015

Bayo Oluwasanmi: Bukola Saraki, face the music… stop being a clown and a coward

Society must protect the robbed from the robber. – Martin Luther King Jr. Consider this: What would happen if hundreds ...

Mallam YeroJune 24, 2015

Bayo Oluwasanmi: Contraband lawmakers and N84.64 Billion counterfeit wardrobes

The contraband lawmakers in the National Assembly are like people who sit on a throne on the skulls of their ...

Op-Ed EditorMay 19, 2015

Opinion: Jonathan’s only legacies are waste and corruption

by Bayo Oluwasanmi    Looking back through our history, Nigeria has been led by a series of heads of states ...

Op-Ed EditorMay 13, 2015

Opinion: Another Mother’s Day full of grief and loss without Chibok girls

by Bayo Oluwasanmi It is not hard to imagine what these mothers are going through during the festive period in ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 14, 2015

Bayo Oluwasanmi: Moving forward, Buhari should fill his cabinet with geniuses

by Bayo Oluwasanmi   Brilliance has never been the criterion in our presidential cabinet appointments. Instead, cabinet appointments have been ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 12, 2015

Bayo Oluwasanmi: A broken Senate facilitated Obanikoro’s confirmation

by Bayo Oluwasanmi   WARNING: By the time you’re reading this, Musiliu Obanikoro would have been confirmed by the Akindanidani ...

Isime EseneJanuary 23, 2015

Bayo Oluwasanmi: Rev. Samuel Chukwuemeka Uche is a Prelate for hire

by Bayo Oluwasanmi   Uche’s gospel of do not touch my anointed Emperor has a snowball’s chance in hell of ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 2, 2014

Bayo Oluwasanmi: Very soon, Nigeria will fall!

by Bayo Oluwasanmi The historic rivalries between east and west, south and north, oil states and non-oil states, Christian and ...

Op-Ed EditorOctober 25, 2014

Bayo Oluwasanmi: This is my next President of Nigeria

by Bayo Oluwasanmi The announcement made by retired General Muhammed Buhari that he’s running for the presidency spread through Nigeria ...

Op-Ed EditorOctober 3, 2014

Bayo Oluwasanmi: Nigeria is a country of cowards

by Bayo Oluwasanmi After the Oritsejaforgate, I was struck with a profoundly true raw emotional moment. My recollection of being ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 23, 2014

Opinion: Jet pastors represent a caricature of Christian thinking

by Bayo Oluwasanmi Once again, the Jonathan administration evokes a political malady tinged with comedy when a jet owned by ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 9, 2014

Opinion: #ChibokGirls- Nigerian women should be ashamed of themselves

by Bayo Oluwasanmi Political participation is a Human Right. One of the crippling problems facing Nigerian democracy is the elitist ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 24, 2014

Opinion: The Northerners’ nonsense must stop!

by Bayo Oluwasanmi Nigeria has a highly complex and colourful social mosaic. The cultural diversity and heterogeneity makes this mosaic ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 11, 2014

Opinion: Goodluck Jonathan is the Commander-in-Chief of Ancient Evils

by Bayo Oluwasanmi The two recently concluded gubernatorial elections in Ekiti and Osun States witnessed the deployment of military armada ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 7, 2014

Bayo Oluwasanmi: Oby Ezekwesili is the wrong enemy

by Bayo Oluwasanmi Few Nigerians have spoken with more passion and eloquent conviction than Ezekwesili about the plight of the ...

July 7, 2014

Bayo Oluwasanmi: National Conference or National conflict? We have errors to correct

by Bayo Oluwasanmi The Abuja Conference is mostly dominated by septuagenarians and octogenarians who are arguably disposed to resist change. ...

June 30, 2014

Bayo Oluwasanmi: #EkitiDecided – The Art of the matter

by Bayo Oluwasanmi To my people of Ekiti State – land of honor and fountain of knowledge – you must ...

June 17, 2014

Bayo Oluwasanmi: Ekiti voters must remember that Ayo Fayose is the message

by Bayo Oluwasanmi Political campaigns in Nigeria are notorious for inspiring dirty tricks and nasty tactics. As expected, the fight ...

June 9, 2014

Bayo Oluwasanmi: Dora Akunyili was the light in our darkest hour

by Bayo Oluwasanmi Death is a topic that makes us uncomfortable. It brings us face to face with our own ...

June 2, 2014

Bayo Oluwasanmi: #BringBackOurGirls – Can the Jonathan govt. please rent common sense too?

by Bayo Oluwasanmi Can the Jonathan administration rent commonsense for #BringBackOurGirls? This is the worst of times in Nigeria. It ...

May 27, 2014

Bayo Oluwasanmi: As Pres. Jonathan attempts to polish his zero image

by Bayo Oluwasanmi     Mr. Jonathan need PR image polish because he lacks the fire and the courage to ...

May 21, 2014

Bayo Oluwasanmi: Dear Mr. Abati, Nigeria is on robot pilot

by Bayo Oluwasanmi Mr. Jonathan’s aloofness and sluggishness to swiftly react to Chibok is a thoughtless hubris and open road ...

May 12, 2014

Bayo Oluwasanmi: A Mother’s Day like no other

by Bayo Oluwasanmi Even as we celebrate yet another Mother’s Day in 2014, our modern history is a history of ...

May 2, 2014

Bayo Oluwasanmi: As Boko Haram takes over the reins of government

by Bayo Oluwasanmi When the Boko Haramists come, Mr. Jonathan handles the danger as he has handled so many decisions ...

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