Tag: Olusegun Adeniyi

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 ...

Op-ed EditorApril 20, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: Riding on the runway

by Olusegun Adeniyi For a government that thrives in propaganda, it is just as well that the operatives of the ...

Op-ed EditorApril 13, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: What can we learn from Malabu?

by Olusegun Adeniyi How will you deal with Malabu? When I posed that question to the Minister of State, Petroleum ...

Op-ed EditorApril 6, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: Living with death in Nigeria

by Olusegun Adeniyi My pastor, Evaristus Azodoh is a retired army colonel and a medical doctor; in fact, one of ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 30, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: Ile Ife and the Nigerian tragedy

by Olusegun Adeniyi The less you say, the less risk you run of saying something foolish, even dangerous. In 1825, ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 23, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: The silent battles of life

by Olusegun Adeniyi Even though I had watched the two minute Youtube clip, “Silent Battles” several times on WhatsApp, what ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 16, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: Buhari and the next conversation

by Olusegun Adeniyi ‘Against the Run of Play’ brings into sharp focus the centrifugal forces that took Nigeria to the ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 9, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: Battered, bruised and broken

In the past three weeks, no fewer than a thousand Nigerians have been deported from the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 23, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: An innocent man

by Olusegun Adeniyi A humourous man who always introduced himself as “I am Innocent”, the late veteran journalist, Mr. Innocent ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 16, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: What are friends for?

by Olusegun Adeniyi   If the former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan claims the billions of Naira found in her ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 9, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: The metaphor of Ibiye’s goat

by Olusegun Adeniyi On Sunday, President Muhammadu Buhari extended his vacation in the United Kingdom “in order to complete and ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 2, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: Lest Buhari becomes a ‘captive king’

by Olusegun Adeniyi Following the 2015 general election, I decided to write a book, not only to find out why ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 26, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: Still guarding the concrete slab

by Olusegun Adeniyi Even when I am not so much into the social media, I have come to like WhatsApp ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 19, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: The endgame in Banjul

by Olusegun Adeniyi Last Friday, leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) demonstrated an uncommon resolve when, ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 12, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: Obazee, accountability and the Church

by Olusegun Adeniyi While only a few people would query the rationale for sacking Mr. Jim Osayande Obazee, the Executive ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 5, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: Tony Rapu is more than a pastor

by Olusegun Adeniyi Despite the fact that many Nigerians may not have heard of him, Tony Rapu, medical practitioner and ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 22, 2016

Olusegun Adeniyi: Christmas in a time of recession

by Olusegun Adeniyi That most Nigerians are going through one of the most depressing periods of their lives is to ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 16, 2016

Olusegun Adeniyi: Tales of the unexpected

by Olusegun Adeniyi SCENE ONE: In the course of a break-in at a local branch of the Central Bank (not ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 8, 2016

Olusegun Adeniyi: Is Sanusi also among the wailers?

by Olusegun Adeniyi Even though the naira was still very strong at the exchange rate of 60 kobo to a ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 1, 2016

Olusegun Adeniyi: Pot of soup democracy

by Olusegun Adeniyi The Ondo State gubernatorial election has come and gone and by most objective accounts, the votes were ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 27, 2016

Olusegun Adeniyi: Ondo, PDP and judicial shame

by Olusegun Adeniyi One and a half years after he left office as Governor of Enugu State, Mr. Sullivan Chime is ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 10, 2016

Olusegun Adeniyi: The message from Donald Trump

by Olusegun Adeniyi It is sad, if not tragic, both for President Barack Obama and the United States, that what ordinarily ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 1, 2016

Olusegun Adeniyi: From luggage economy to knowledge economy – which way Nigeria?

There is this story of a Nigerian who decided to open a clinic and put a sign outside which reads: ...

Isime EseneSeptember 10, 2016

Olusegun Adeniyi: Just the same old story…

“Sir, my sense about what is going on is that you are not likely to have much problem with the ...

Isime EseneAugust 27, 2016

Olusegun Adeniyi: When judiciary goes on trial

As the story goes, a lavish society wedding had just taken place and after all the legal and social rites, ...

Isime EseneAugust 19, 2016

Olusegun Adeniyi: Question Buhari should ponder about

“When some Nigerians were executed in Indonesia yesterday, and I started reading about their ordeal, I stumbled on the picture ...

Isime EseneAugust 13, 2016

Olusegun Adeniyi: China and Africa – A serious affair

The China-Africa Public Diplomacy Forum, a symposium organized by the Chinese Government, held on Tuesday in Dares Salaam, Tanzania. Invited ...

Isime EseneAugust 7, 2016

Olusegun Adeniyi: Why Atiku Abubakar deserves attention

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar last week restated his call for the restructuring of Nigeria, which he said had become ...

Isime EseneAugust 7, 2016

Olusegun Adeniyi: When the ghosts go marching on

Because I know my readers very well, the expectation would most likely be that today, I will go after the ...

Isime EseneJuly 31, 2016

Olusegun Adeniyi: Leadership in a time of recession

“What will economic policy look like once the global financial crisis is finally over? Will it resume the pre-crisis consensus, ...

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