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My Advice to the Igbo Race…, By Pius Adesanmi
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My Advice to the Igbo Race…, By Pius Adesanmi

Toluwalase Bakare - Jul 02, 2017

Not everyone should be writing for the public. Sadly, the democracy of social media and the internet is such that we must endure…

Kill The Hypocrisy About Religious Studies In Schools, By Kreazetofa Odey

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 24, 2017

At a time when you would think there are enough small fires in the country, the religious army has started yet another small…

The Igbo Crime Culture, By Fredrick Nwabufo

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 24, 2017

In the sweltering heat of a serial lynching and killing of Igbo citizens in Asia in 2013, I wrote an article entitled, ‘The…

Bukola Saraki: Between CCT And EFCC,  By Yushau A. Shuaib
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Bukola Saraki: Between CCT And EFCC, By Yushau A. Shuaib

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 22, 2017

“I swear by the Almighty Allah to do justice. We are all human beings and not God, we must be fair and just,"…

ABUJA: The City Of The Emperor, By Doyin Okupe

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 22, 2017

There is indeed a "god" in Abuja. He is a very prideful and powerful god and his head office is in the Villa,…

The decline Of Manufacturing Sector In Kano, By Prof. Abubakar Liman
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The decline Of Manufacturing Sector In Kano, By Prof. Abubakar Liman

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 22, 2017

On the occasion of Kano's 50th anniversary, there cannot be a more befitting tribute than to re-evaluate the problems leading to the collapse…

Tackling The Complicated Needs Of Insurgency Victims, By Ahmad Salkida

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 21, 2017

Andrew, a white European of the Christian faith, currently works among the internally displaced persons, IDPs, in the war-ravaged and weather stricken villages…

None Of Us Is As Great As All Of Us, By Atiku Abubakar
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None Of Us Is As Great As All Of Us, By Atiku Abubakar

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 21, 2017

The number one problem plaguing Nigeria is not corruption or even the absence of regular power. The number one problem militating against the…

On Biafra; Ango Abdullahi Did Not Speak For the North, By Majeed Dahiru

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 15, 2017

Reactions to the latest show of determination by Nigerians of South-East origin to negotiate a better deal out the Nigerian federation, through the…

Keeping Crime In The Tribal Family, By Pius Adesanmi
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Keeping Crime In The Tribal Family, By Pius Adesanmi

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 14, 2017

I've been paying attention to the ethnic composition of Nigerian criminal gangs with the corner of one eye. My non-scientific finding: our small…

On the Kaduna Declaration, By Pius Adesanmi
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On the Kaduna Declaration, By Pius Adesanmi

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 07, 2017

1. A lot of emotion is clouding interventions in what ought to be a rather straightforward matter so let me cut through the…

The Revenge of the Gods, By Pius Adesanmi
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The Revenge of the Gods, By Pius Adesanmi

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 06, 2017

Ogun, Soponna, Amadioha and co have gone soft. Only their beneficent side remains, helping Nigerians daily, quietly, in the shadows, never to be…

Curious Fight Against Corruption, By Kunle Somorin
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Curious Fight Against Corruption, By Kunle Somorin

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 04, 2017

In the early days of his administration, President Muhammadu Buhari hit the nail on the head about how serious a problem corruption had…

Don’t Blame The Youth, By Simon Kolawole

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 04, 2017

In 1985, or was it 1986, a top official of the Babangida administration said something that, up till today, I am still struggling…

Beyond Propaganda: Promises Made, Promises Kept, By Chuks Okocha
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Beyond Propaganda: Promises Made, Promises Kept, By Chuks Okocha

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 04, 2017

One popular maxim in journalism and indeed a true life axiom is that facts are sacred but opinions are free. It is based…

The Paris Deal, Trump’s Withdrawal And The Nigerian Situation, By Mercy Ezehi

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 03, 2017

The World received a shocker on June 1, 2017 when President Donald Trump publicly disclosed his intention to remove his country from the…

50 Years On: An Ode To The Land Of The Rising Sun And Nigeria’s Inconvenient Truth (Part 2), By Femi Fani-Kayode
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50 Years On: An Ode To The Land Of The Rising Sun And Nigeria’s Inconvenient Truth (Part 2), By Femi Fani-Kayode

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 02, 2017

What is even more revealing and brings home the true horror of what transpired during the war itself was provided by Mr. Anayo…

The Two Years Of APC Government, By Prof. Abubakar Liman
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The Two Years Of APC Government, By Prof. Abubakar Liman

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 01, 2017

It is no longer news in Nigeria that APC was swept into power as a result of mass dissatisfaction with the performance of…

Biafra: Another War We Can’t Afford, By Majeed Dahiru

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 01, 2017

The Biafra spirit is alive today as much as it was 50 years ago, when on May 30, 1967, the governor of Eastern…

The Tyranny of Consensus, By Pius Adesanmi
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The Tyranny of Consensus, By Pius Adesanmi

Toluwalase Bakare - May 31, 2017

I congratulate the President, the President's supporters, and the Presidency. They have achieved a feat that President Trump and his handlers can only…

50 Years On: An Ode To The Land Of The Rising Sun And Nigeria’s Inconvenient Truth (Part 1), By Femi Fani-Kayode
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50 Years On: An Ode To The Land Of The Rising Sun And Nigeria’s Inconvenient Truth (Part 1), By Femi Fani-Kayode

Toluwalase Bakare - May 30, 2017

"O Igbo arise! O Igbo arise! O Igbo arise! Let the chains of subjugation be broken, let the yoke of slavery be shattered…

Democracy, Biafra And A Sense Of History, By Reuben Abati

Toluwalase Bakare - May 30, 2017

It is sad that many Nigerians today talk glibly about the possibility of a coup or of military intervention in politics. They make…

50 years of Lagos, 50 years of Biafra, By Azuka Onwuka

Toluwalase Bakare - May 30, 2017

This is a week of anniversaries in Nigeria. On May 27, which was Children’s Day, Lagos State celebrated its 50th anniversary. On May…

It’s Time To Let Biafra People Go, By Ola Balogun
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It’s Time To Let Biafra People Go, By Ola Balogun

Toluwalase Bakare - May 29, 2017

The current antics of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the self-proclaimed leader of the illusory Biafra Republic, brings to mind an often quoted remark by…

Dear President Buhari, You Have Broken Our Hearts, By Chude Jideonwo
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Dear President Buhari, You Have Broken Our Hearts, By Chude Jideonwo

Toluwalase Bakare - May 29, 2017

Two years ago to this day, you brought me to tears. You were in our nation’s capital, being inaugurated as the first Nigerian…

Democracy Day: Celebrating Focused, Dynamic Leadership Of President Buhari, By Muhammad Ajah
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Democracy Day: Celebrating Focused, Dynamic Leadership Of President Buhari, By Muhammad Ajah

Toluwalase Bakare - May 28, 2017

On May 29th, 2017, the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari will be two years. The two years have witnessed very great events. The…

Osinbajo: An Academic On Probation, By Aniebo Nwamu
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Osinbajo: An Academic On Probation, By Aniebo Nwamu

Toluwalase Bakare - May 28, 2017

University teachers are fond of criticising people in government as well as government programmes and policies. Like spectators watching a football or wrestling…

Awon Baba London, By Pius Adesanmi

Toluwalase Bakare - May 27, 2017

If you are a Nigerian in the diaspora engaged daily with Nigeria and her wahala and health challenges force a short hiatus on…

Rule Of Law: Garba Shehu Goofs On Sambo Dasuki, By Yushau Shuaib
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Rule Of Law: Garba Shehu Goofs On Sambo Dasuki, By Yushau Shuaib

Toluwalase Bakare - May 24, 2017

The most painful and mind-boggling dilemma in issuing rebuttals is the attempt to challenge respected professional colleagues who should know the truth from…

The Sons Of Perdition And The Lamentations Of The Blind, By Femi Fani-Kayode
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The Sons Of Perdition And The Lamentations Of The Blind, By Femi Fani-Kayode

Toluwalase Bakare - May 23, 2017

Instead of responding to the words of Eric Joyce, the former British MP who told the world via his twitter handle on 19th…

A Wedding That Showcases All That is Wrong With Nigeria!, By Reno Omokri
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A Wedding That Showcases All That is Wrong With Nigeria!, By Reno Omokri

Toluwalase Bakare - May 20, 2017

Let me start this piece by congratulating former President Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida on the marriage of his daughter, Halima, to her beau, Auwal…

They Learnt Nothing, And Forgot Nothing, By Femi Adesina
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They Learnt Nothing, And Forgot Nothing, By Femi Adesina

Toluwalase Bakare - May 20, 2017

They showed their pernicious hands again last Sunday, and have been on the prowl since then, roaring like a lion, seeking who to…

Xenophilia, Fake Sovereignty And Nigeria’s Slavish Politicians, by Farooq Kperogi
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Xenophilia, Fake Sovereignty And Nigeria’s Slavish Politicians, by Farooq Kperogi

Toluwalase Bakare - May 20, 2017

Sometime in 2012 at the height of Goodluck Jonathan’s unnerving incompetence amid rising Boko Haram insurgency, I made a tongue-in-cheek suggestion that Nigeria’s…

Predators As Nigeria’s Ultimate Saviours, By Simon Kolawole
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Predators As Nigeria’s Ultimate Saviours, By Simon Kolawole

Toluwalase Bakare - May 14, 2017

For decades, I have been holding on tenaciously to the belief that Nigeria would develop someday. I like to be practical, so I…

The Past Without Present: Leadership Deficit In Northern Nigeria, by Prof. Abubakar Liman
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The Past Without Present: Leadership Deficit In Northern Nigeria, by Prof. Abubakar Liman

Toluwalase Bakare - May 11, 2017

Society without leaders that are endowed with a sense of vision and mission is like a loose camel that is left to roam…

The Great Example of Ahmadu Bello University, By Pius Adesanmi
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The Great Example of Ahmadu Bello University, By Pius Adesanmi

Toluwalase Bakare - May 10, 2017

No thanks to one of her most disgraceful and shameful products, Senator Dino Melaye, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, has had a lot of…

Who Made Odigie-Oyegun APC National Chairman?, By Duke Edobor Oshodin
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Who Made Odigie-Oyegun APC National Chairman?, By Duke Edobor Oshodin

Toluwalase Bakare - May 08, 2017

Louis Odion’s recently published article titled, “Oyegun and the Abuja disease”, in which he savages Chief John Odigie-Oyegun the National Chairman of the…

Do You Know What A Luta Continua Means?, By Pius Adesanmi
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Do You Know What A Luta Continua Means?, By Pius Adesanmi

Toluwalase Bakare - May 08, 2017

I was wet behind the ears. I was a Jambite. It was matriculation day at the University of Ilorin. After matriculation on the…

Obligations, Duties, Emotion: Thoughts on Two Issues, By Pius Adesanmi
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Obligations, Duties, Emotion: Thoughts on Two Issues, By Pius Adesanmi

Toluwalase Bakare - May 06, 2017

I emerged from a difficult 48 hours to read Rotimi Amaechi boasting in Premium Times that he dredged the river Niger for N100…

International Midwife Day: “I survived childbirth with aid of midwives” – Mrs Saraki

CharlesJoseph - May 05, 2017

[caption id="attachment_48339" align="alignnone" width="300"] Mrs Toyin Saraki hails Mifwives on International Day of the Mid Wife[/caption] Mrs Toyin Saraki, Wife of the President…

‘Who Wants To Lose Their Job?’: A Nigerian Parable, By Ademola Adesola
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‘Who Wants To Lose Their Job?’: A Nigerian Parable, By Ademola Adesola

Toluwalase Bakare - May 01, 2017

“You may be 38 years old, as I happen to be. And one day, some great opportunity stands before you and calls you…

Executive Assent: The Final Hurdle For Legislative Bills, By ‘Demola Adeyeye
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Executive Assent: The Final Hurdle For Legislative Bills, By ‘Demola Adeyeye

Toluwalase Bakare - Apr 30, 2017

One final step before a law passed by the Legislature becomes Law is for it to scale the final formal process of the…

What’s On Your President’s Plate In Nigeria? By Pius Adesanmi
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What’s On Your President’s Plate In Nigeria? By Pius Adesanmi

Toluwalase Bakare - Apr 30, 2017

Outside of President Trump’s support base, there is a lot of worry about the amount of time he spends tweeting and consuming cable…

Babachir Lawal, This Is Who The Presidency Is, By Olalekan Waheed Adigun
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Babachir Lawal, This Is Who The Presidency Is, By Olalekan Waheed Adigun

Toluwalase Bakare - Apr 28, 2017

After an unusually stressful day on Wednesday 19st April 2017 I decided to attend a hangout programme organised by a small group of…

Why They Killed Isiaka Adeleke, By Femi Fani-Kayode
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Why They Killed Isiaka Adeleke, By Femi Fani-Kayode

Toluwalase Bakare - Apr 25, 2017

I am an indigene of Osun state. I am from Ile-Ife, the ancestral home of the Yorubas. So, whatever I am about to…

Cracks In The House Of OAU, By Integrity Group
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Cracks In The House Of OAU, By Integrity Group

Toluwalase Bakare - Apr 25, 2017

In the beginning, we were created to believe in the two articles of faith of OAU 'Integrity' group. The 1st was that 'Integrity'…

Babachir Lawal’s Suspension: Praise and Concerns, By Farooq Kperogi
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Babachir Lawal’s Suspension: Praise and Concerns, By Farooq Kperogi

Toluwalase Bakare - Apr 22, 2017

It’s great that after much dillydallying President Buhari has finally summoned the intestinal and testicular fortitude to “suspend” “cash-and-carry” SGF Babachir David Lawal…

Chibok And The Mirror In Our Faces, By Emir Sanusi
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Chibok And The Mirror In Our Faces, By Emir Sanusi

Toluwalase Bakare - Apr 18, 2017

It is a great honour for me to have been invited to speak on this landmark occasion of the third year of the…

David Mark: I will be in PDP after the challenges are over

CharlesJoseph - Apr 11, 2017

  [caption id="attachment_47738" align="alignnone" width="240"] Former President of the Senate, David Mark[/caption] Former President of the Senate, David Mark has stated his resolve…

The Role of the Church In the Fight Against Corruption In Nigeria, By Olusegun Obasanjo
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The Role of the Church In the Fight Against Corruption In Nigeria, By Olusegun Obasanjo

Toluwalase Bakare - Apr 08, 2017

Corruption is a form of dishonest or unethical conduct by a person or group of persons, entrusted with a position of authority or…

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