Category Archives: Special Report

Restructuring: APC must listen to the voice of the people

Homogeneity in heterogeneity Chief Olanipekun reviewed the clamour for restructuring the Nigerian State, citing numerous prominent voices as well as socio-cultural groups. He also argued for restructuring and devolution of powers, touching on the greatness and usefulness of the 2014 National Conference, which has unfortunately been maliciously cast into the so-called archive. President Muhammadu Buhari […]

The Yoruba and the quest for true federalism in Nigeria

Homogeneity in heterogeneity: Redeeming the Yoruba identity 5 We read that some people erroneously see the Yorubas as cowards, and how Chief Olanipekun debunked that impression, citing various acts of bravery by a number of Yorubas. He also discussed the traits that make the Yorubas distinct. I was a beneficiary of sound and qualitative education  given […]

Redeeming the Yoruba identity (3)

The role of the Yoruba nation in the sustenance of the Nigerian project By Osa Amadi Editor’s Note: After tracing the roots of the Yorubas to the middle East, the lecturer in this edition, evaluates the contribution of his kit and kins to Nigeria, arguing that the Yoruba nation is chief amongst the reasons for […]

After 104 days on medical vacation…Finally, Buhari returns

•Goodwill messages pour in from Nigerians By Abayomi Adeshida, Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Levinus Nwabughiogu, and Omeiza Ajayi After 104 days on medical vacation in the United Kingdom, UK, President  Muhammadu Buhari, at exactly 4:48 yesterday afternoon, stepped down from the plane that brought him back, at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. […]

Irabor calls for urgent re-organisation of Nigeria sports

Pioneer chairman of the League Management Company and one-time chairman of the Federal House of Representatives Committee on Communications, Hon Nduka Irabor, has called for urgent action for the revival of Nigeria sports, pointing out that the sports sector has been on a steady downward slide and there is no visible effort and deliberate pattern […]