WHY ARE WOMEN MINISTERS AND LEGISLATORS SO FEW IN NIGERIA?

The Nigerian Senate today went into Day 4 of their screening of President Muhammadu Buhari’s nominees for ministers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. It is no longer news that …

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Take a Bow – The Nigerian Style

‘Take a bow’ has turned out to be a popular lingo whenever the Nigerian Senate is clearing or confirming Ministers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. It is really a …

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Boris Johnson and Donald Trump – Two of a Kind?

US President Donald Trump is virtually ecstatic about the emergence of Boris Johnson as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom – at least in public. In his first tweet …

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THE POLITICS OF EDO STATE – A TIME FOR PEACE

Tried as I did not to comment on the recent happenings in Edo State, the urge to do the needful has been very strong. It is my home State – …

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LKJ at 90 – Baba Kekere Has Truly Paid His Dues

Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande, former Governor of Lagos State is 90 today, 23rd July 2019. Jakande was the first democratically elected Lagos State Governor between October 1979 and December 1983. …

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THE NEXT BRITISH PRIME MINISTER IS……..

The question of who becomes next British Prime Minister is currently blowing in the wind. However, there is no doubt that by tomorrow evening – Tuesday 23rd July 2019 – …

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To Ben Egbuna at 70 – The Platinum fits you my brother!

Dear Ben,  On this your Platinum Jubilee anniversary, it’s good to celebrate a great man like you who would usually not give much thought to any ostentatious celebration.    Left …

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AMCON’s Hostile Power Show Takeover of Lekki Estates

Just imagine you left home for work about 6am today. Then around noon, you receive a distress call from the nanny who is taking care of your two children; she …

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The Opera Opu Jaja – Remembering Adam Fiberesima

I spent the whole of one week trying to remember the date – at least the year – Adam Fiberesima died. I thought it would be an easy thing to …

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RUGA AND ALL OTHER DISTRACTIONS

When do we get it right? When can Nigeria be said to be on easy street and coasting on, with majority of the citizens happy and enjoying life? Will there …

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