Tag: simon kolawole

March 24, 2013

Simon Kolawole: There was a legendary Iroko

by Simon Kolawole In his civil war memoir, There Was a Country, which turned out to be his last work, ...

March 17, 2013

Simon Kolawole: Mr. President, what’s going on here?

by Simon Kolawole Another message you have sent out, Your Excellency, is that the anti-graft agencies are wasting their time. ...

March 3, 2013

Simon Kolawole: Repent… for the end is nigh!

by Simon Kolawole The end of oil boom seems nigh, expect things change rapidly. We are faced with the prospects ...

January 20, 2013

Simon Kolawole: Opposition and the Nigerian project

by Simon Kolawole   Many Nigerians are disdainful of the PDP – but the question is: what is the opposition ...

January 13, 2013

Simon Kolawole: Industry and the Nigerian Project

by Simon Kolawole Maybe there is something about the Nigerian market that we don’t understand. This is a country plagued ...

January 6, 2013

Simon Kolawole: This troubled Nigerian project

by Simon Kolawole …the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the party in power since 1999, does not seem to have an ...

December 30, 2012

Simon Kolawole: Love in the season of cholera

by Simon Kolawole I have argued on this page a million times that our problem is not so much our ...

December 23, 2012

Simon Kolawole: One burial and six funerals

Beware of Boko Haram this season! It is very predictable that the militants will try to carry out attacks during ...

December 16, 2012

Simon Kolawole Live!: Such a hard road to travel

        But despite all the work being done over the years by FRSC, we are still battling ...

November 18, 2012

Simon Kolawole: God loves a cheerful giver…

I know many Nigerian billionaires who cannot be bothered with putting a kobo into charity, yet they keep benefitting from ...

November 11, 2012

Simon Kolawole: Obama is an inspiration, any day

Nigeria is like this today because the enemies of progress have been calling the shots in critical positions. No, no, ...

November 4, 2012

Simon Kolawole: Indeed, there was a starved country

Gowon and Awolowo could have done much more to help the dying and diseased civilians. And, clearly, Ojukwu fatally erred ...

September 4, 2012

Simon Kolawole: Critics, cynics and the president

This is the trick: Jonathan should not fall into the mistake of grouping all his critics together. He will be ...

July 24, 2012

Simon Kolawole: A society of hardliners and bigots

Fellow Nigerians, why are we maiming and killing in the name of religion and ethnicity? We are never going to ...

June 10, 2012

Simon Kolawole resigns from Thisday in protest – ‘He is free to go,’ says Obaigbena

by Hauwa Gambo We reported this morning that the editor of Thisday, Simon Kolawole had been moved – in what appeared to ...

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