Tag: Pius Adesanmi

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Op-ed EditorMay 13, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Minna- Suffering is different

by Pius Adesanmi. Oto ni ki eyan je iya Oto ni ki iya je eyan I don’t know why the ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 12, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Donald Trump | Africa is not the owner of this corpse

by Pius Adesanmi Africa and similes are now back in big business. Our friends in America’s punditry are all rushing ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 11, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: The great example of Ahmadu Bello University

by Pius Adesanmi No thanks to one of her most disgraceful and shameful products, Senator Dino Melaye, Ahmadu Bello University, ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 9, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: President Buhari’s ‘own goals’ and the tragedy of Babachir Lawal

by Pius Adesanmi I saw infographics on about 9 anti-corruption cases coming up in our regular courts today – former ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 7, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Do you know what A Luta Continua means?

by Pius Adesanmi I was wet behind the ears. I was a Jambite. It was matriculation day at the University ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 7, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Obligations, duties, emotion -Thoughts on two issues

by Pius Adesanmi I emerged from a difficult 48 hours to read Rotimi Amaechi boasting in Premium Times that he ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 1, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: What’s on your President’s Plate in Nigeria?

by Pius Adesanmi Outside of President Trump’s support base, there is a lot of worry about the amount of time ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 28, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Are Jonathan and Buhari really heroes?

TGIF. Pajawiri weekend dash to Toronto. I decide to go by train. I was surprised by how affordable the business ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 27, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: The Africa just outside of your Hilton hotel window

by Pius Adesanmi (Keynote lecture delivered at the Black History Month celebration of the African and Caribbean Students Union of ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 20, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Plato’s Allegory of the Cave

by Pius Adesanmi. (For Omoyele Sowore, Bamidele Ademola-Olateju, Bayo Omisore, Moses Ochonu, Dapo Rotifa, Rudolf Ogoo Okonkwo, Yommi Oni, Yomi Okusanya Scott, Jesse Bay, Peter Oshun, Obinna Aligwekwe, Olutoyin Adeyinka ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 16, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: The Nigerian presidency as a foster parent of crimes

by Pius Adesanmi Those who are confounded or surprised that the stash of cash found in Ikoyi – we have ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 12, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Mukaila’s place

by Pius Adesanmi Obodo oyibo nor too dey send certain Nigerian forms of class and social apartheid… If you see ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 7, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Nigerian Army, innovation, and the key in the Dog’s teeth

by Pius Adesanmi Never be too quick to commend a Nigerian official who, Allah be praised, finally does something commendable. ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 6, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Home- The madness only home understands

by Pius Adesanmi. It all started yesterday afternoon with my feeling cheated that I paid for my car when I ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 4, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Pastor Ibiyeomie did nothing wrong in suing Kemi Olunloyo

The reason Nigeria is never boring is that 180 million of us can pivot and become emergency anything – depending ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 31, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: The Sharia that I love

by Pius Adesanmi Proponents and lovers of sharia law in the Sharia Republics within Nigeria have a siege mentality. There ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 28, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: To Dino’s people: This is not Amodi

by Pius Adesanmi. Thanks to Bamidele Ademola-Olateju for letting me in on Dino’s latest video. It is obvious he crossed ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 23, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Carpet bomb all foreigners equally

by Pius Adesanmi After the deplorable ethnic clashes and killings in Ile Ife, the wheels of Nigerian discipline and punish ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 22, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Dino Melaye- 21st-century crook, 17th-century university

by Pius Adesanmi. A fallout of Dinogate: some ABU students and alumni have been roaming the internet with the good ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 18, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: There is a future for us beyond the Orangutans

by Pius Adesanmi Any public figure whose name we fail to agree on will always cause wahala. Evan Enwerem? Evans ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 11, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Thoughts on President Buhari’s medical advice to Nigerians

by Pius Adesanmi From what I’ve seen thus far, President Buhari’s return is being framed as a short convalescent respite ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 26, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: If you can destroy one street light without consequences…

by Pius Adesanmi Due to rampant abuse and corruption, President Buhari has ordered the scrapping of special intervention funds for ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 26, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: On the Xenophobic Attacks against Nigerians in South Africa

by Pius Adesanmi A friend asked me today why I have not weighed in on the recent wave of xenophobic ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 18, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Jeffery Ikeaka – defying the double tragedy of the Nigerian millennial

by Pius Adesanmi To evoke the Nigerian millennial – those boys and girls 30 years old and below – is ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 14, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Valentine’s Day yawa

by Pius Adesanmi Dr Kunle Akanbi had a capitalist set up in our undergraduate days in Ilorin. He was a medical ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 13, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: I am my own master

Pius Adesanmi Alfred Joshua Olorundare Adesanmi, ten years ago today, you left us after a gruelling 22-year battle with illness. ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 11, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Nigeria is a crime scene nobody remembers

by Pius Adesanmi. Nigeria is a crime scene that nobody remembers. The young man says his uncle is in charge ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 2, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Air, you’re under arrest!

by Pius Adesanmi President Buhari’s administration, its supporters and well-wishers, do not want Tu Baba to have his say in ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 26, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Libya’s death sentence, Abike Dabiri-Erewa’s “travel advisory” and Okorocha’s airline

by Pius Adesanmi Something bothered me about Abike Dabiri Erewa’s “travel advisory” but I couldn’t say precisely what. It just ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 25, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: A note to the Nigerian Guild of Editors

by Pius Adesanmi If the judgement of one of yours is to be believed, Senate President, Bukola Saraki, is a ...

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