Tag: Olusegun Adeniyi

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SponsorMay 14, 2019

Africa Fintech Foundry to hold second edition of Disrupt Conference

Africa Fintech Foundry is set to hold the 2nd edition of Disrupt Africa Conference on Thursday, 16 May, 2019 at ...

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Wilfred OkicheDecember 17, 2017

#YNaija2017Review: Stay With Me, Love Does Not Win Elections… See the 10 most notable books of the year

From award-winning sprawling depictions of infertility and feminism, to non-fiction accounts of winning elections in Africa, these are the YNaija2017Review’s ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 2, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: Buhari, 2019 and the talking drum

by Olusegun Adeniyi One of the most astounding works of Art from Africa is the Yoruba talking drum. It is ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 26, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: The Harvey Weinsteins of Nigeria

While “The Godfather” remains the most successful novel of Mario Puzo, his second mafia epic, published almost three decades later, ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 19, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: Oh Lord, release my visa- A horror story [Pt II]

by Olusegun Adeniyi If We Stay Here We Die! According to Mark Twain, there are two types of speakers: those ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 12, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: The 25 billion dollar palaver

by Olusegun Adeniyi   …I recall a particular episode when we were going to Saudi Arabia for the Third OPEC ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 5, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: Nnamdi Kanu, Ndigbo and Nigeria

by Olusegun Adeniyi The young Yoruba man was leaving office early to go and receive his visiting Igbo wife undergoing ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 2, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: What exactly do we mean by Nigeria?

by Olusegun Adeniyi Let me begin by sharing this story of a teacher who got lost in a rural area, ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 28, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: President Buhari has proven his critics right

by Olusegun Adeniyi When on 19th April this year President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the suspension of the Secretary to the ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 21, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: The Chinese Prince and the starving Tigers

by Olusegun Adeniyi As one would expect from such IT persons, the duo of Mr Ye Zhenzhen, the CEO of ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 14, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: 2019 and the Abuja Python Dance

by Olusegun Adeniyi   It was not enough for the Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Aisha Alhassan, to say that ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 31, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: Hate in the age of charlatans

by Olusegun Adeniyi That most Nigerians are ever so judgmental when it comes to discussing the ‘other’ person is reflected ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 30, 2017

What Aondoakaa vs Ribadu can teach us about Malami vs Magu

by Alexander O. Onukwe In Power, Politics and Death, written by Olusegun Adeniyi, the spokesman of President Umaru Musa Yar’adua, ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 24, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: President Buhari’s message

After more than 100 days away from the country, President Muhammadu Buhari returned last Saturday to a tumultuous welcome. It ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 17, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: A season of photographs

All over the world, smart politicians play to the gallery. And they do so with their cameramen in tow in ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 3, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: An epidemic of rape

by Olusegun Adeniyi There is hardly any member of my generation who did not watch the controversial rape revenge movie ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 27, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: A nation of many actors

by Olusegun Adeniyi Acting, according to Wikipedia, which is what most Nigerians rely on these days, “is an activity in ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 20, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: What are we restructuring?

by Olusegun Adeniyi Nobody needed any telling that he was angry as he made his presentation. “Nigeria is a failed ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 13, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: Of Lion kings, Hyenas and Jackals

by Olusegun Adeniyi There is no better reflection of the state of our nation today than the Facebook exchange between ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 6, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: Nigeria and the ghosts of 1966

by Olusegun Adeniyi For a long time, I had held the notion that principal actors in the events that led ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 29, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: The looming demographic disaster

by Olusegun Adeniyi A United Nations (UN) population estimate released last week reaffirmed earlier projection that Nigeria is set to ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 22, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: The Lord is my shepherd

by Olusegun Adeniyi What else shall we write? That was the title of a column written by Prof Olatunji Dare ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 15, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: Buhari and the 2019 debate

Thanks to Speaker Yakubu Dogara, I was on the floor of the House of Representatives last Friday as guest speaker ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 1, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: Issues in Pencom appointments

by Olusegun Adeniyi A few weeks ago, the federal government announced the removal of the Director General of the National ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 25, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: Biafra and Lagos – 50 years after

by Olusegun Adeniyi Come Saturday (27th May), it will be exactly 50 years that Lagos State was created (along with ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 18, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: Nigeria and the story tellers

by Olusegun Adeniyi Save for posting my column and the occasional Tweets, mostly football-related, I am not much on the ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 11, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: Of Chibok girls and Falomo boys

by Olusegun Adeniyi In April 2014, Nigerians were confronted with a monumental tragedy when 276 female students were abducted from ...

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RoqeebahMay 5, 2017

5 lessons for Femi Adesina & co from the way Yar’adua’s sickness was handled

by Soma Oj. There’s a story that has made the rounds in the media space about how Olusegun Adeniyi, the ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 5, 2017

Opinion: Piracy of “Against the Run of Play” – Examining the issues and proffering solutions

by Lawrence .C. Nnoli Ever since Olusegun Adeniyi, a former presidential spokesman for the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua launched ...

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RoqeebahApril 28, 2017

Did Patience really cost Goodluck Jonathan the 2015 elections or are these politicians just deluded?

by Soma Oj. There’s absolutely no drama as interesting as the theatrics of Nigerian politicians – look no further than ...

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