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Op-Ed EditorMay 3, 2015

Tunde Fagbenle: Those who should be in Buhari’s team

by Tunde Fagbenle But the job is not just retired Major General Buhari’s alone. He faces a herculean task of ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 5, 2015

Tunde Fagbenle: And Nigeria escapes the seemingly inevitable cataclysm

by Tunde Fagbenle Let no one be deceived that the probable horrendous cataclysm that has just been averted in Nigeria ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 21, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: Much ado about a VP candidate

by Tunde Fagbenle After in his mind ruling out, for personal or other reasons, all those who were in the ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 14, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: Leaders who ruined Africa… and what to do about them

by Tunde Fagbenle Not long ago, my son, Olatunde (O-T) drew my attention to a TED show captioned: “The leaders ...

Op-Ed EditorNovember 16, 2014

‘You are biased!’: Ogun Dep. Gov. calls out Tunde Fagbenle

by ‘Segun Adesegun The very fact that I do not talk to the press is born out of the fact ...

Op-Ed EditorNovember 2, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: My conversation with a reader on ethnicity

by Tunde Fagbenle Going through my email archives, I found an interesting exchange I had about a year ago with ...

Op-Ed EditorOctober 5, 2014

Dear GEJ, @TundeFashola, not you, deserves the credit for taming #Ebola

by Tunde Fagbenle Let me quickly say “well done” to President Goodluck Jonathan and his speech writers for that well ...

Op-Ed EditorOctober 2, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle to Goodluck Jonathan : You have not done well

by Tunde Fagbenle Now that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has “unanimously” adopted President Goodluck Jonathan as its candidate for ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 21, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: The Igbos should take it easy

by Tunde Fagbenle An article by Mr. Joe Igbokwe, the publicity secretary of the Lagos State chapter of the All ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 14, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: President Jonathan is in a big mess

by Tunde Fagbenle President Goodluck Jonathan seems deep in bad mess, but mostly out of no fault of his. That ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 7, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: We should thank Fashola for curtailing Ebola

by Tunde Fagbenle A few weeks ago when the news went viral (no pun intended) on the presence in Nigeria ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 24, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: Lessons to be learnt from Uruguay’s President

by Tunde Fagbenle Today I have no reservation in giving my readers the unusual: lending my column, in its entirety, ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 17, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: #Osun- Winners, losers and lessons

by Tunde Fagbenle There was hardly a tenser election. Nerves frayed, tempers rose, expectations dissipated, predictions conflicted. Nothing was cock ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 10, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: What my daughter told me about homosexuality

by Tunde Fagbenle It is clear that society needs standards. We have outlined certain limits to marriage, of course, namely ...

July 29, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: Why Aregbesola will win the Osun elections

by Tunde Fagbenle Just as Omisore is not a Fayose, so is Ogbeni not a Fayemi. And so it will ...

July 6, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: Why we must join the ‘voter-values volunteer force’

by Tunde Fagbenle     Granted that Ayo Fayose had a peculiar appeal (some say “hold”) on his people, and ...

June 29, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: #EkitiDecided – Yes, I’ve been proved wrong, very wrong

by Tunde Fagbenle Yes, I have been proved wrong, very wrong, by the Ekiti people from the result of the ...

June 22, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: An encounter with Arisekola-Alao

by Tunde Fagbenle Aare Arisekola was many things to many people. He was loved by many and detested by as ...

June 15, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: As Sanusi Lamido Sanusi fulfils his lifelong ambition

by Tunde Fagbenle If the maverick prince, now King, truly sees the throne as higher an office than any other ...

June 1, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: The Northerner and the rest of us

by Tunde Fagbenle  Has anyone wondered, for example, how and why the powerful media machine of an Atiku Abubakar remains ...

May 25, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: “Give me Oduduwa Republic or let me die”

by Tunde Fagbenle A few days ago, I received by email a long diatribe written by none other than the ...

May 11, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: Inside the First Lady’s villa

by Tunde Fagbenle  Dey want to make me widow before my time. This people forget say dia is God . ...

May 4, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: Being alive in the State of Osun

by Tunde Fagbenle And if you think this is undue praise-singing, then I challenge you to visit Osun on my ...

April 20, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: How Boko Haram will give Jonathan a second term in office

by Tunde Fagbenle In this regard also, all the talk of All Progressives Congress or whatever suggesting that they have ...

April 13, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: This disrespect of us must stop!

by Tunde Fagbenle It is complete disrespect under the part of those who govern us. They act as if they ...

April 6, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: Oil companies, exploitation and unemployment

by Tunde Fagbenle Okoigun is able to commend the present government of President Jonathan for enacting “the Nigerian Oil and ...

March 23, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: Jonathan has to sack himself for Nigeria to be better

by Tunde Fagbenle The rot, the national rot, is from the head. Jonathan has to sack himself after sacking everyone ...

March 16, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: Dear dad, how come Nigeria is dirty?

by Tunde Fagbenle “How come Nigeria is dirty, and there is mud everywhere?” He asked. “Is it because the white ...

March 9, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: My encounter with Oyo State’s Ajimobi

by Tunde Fagbenle However, to my relief and joy, he turned out to be someone completely different once the interview ...

February 23, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: Lessons to learn from Sanusi’s removal

by Tunde Fagbenle Back home and to the issue, SLS had continually poked his fingers into the eye of the ...

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