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Sunday, October 25, 2020
By Sanmi Obasa Nigerian government is talking about removal of subsidy on oil products and deregulation of the sector again. This issue is always ever with us. Though the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its civil society partners campaigned against it the last time it came up in 2012, it’s...
By Dapo Akande I remember feeling so cool with myself when my headmaster told me during my primary school days that I had a photographic memory. For several weeks after that, I felt like I was on cloud nine. I'd never heard of that term before but boy, did it...
By Dapo Akande I read a few weeks ago, during the run up to the General Election, that the newly re-elected British Prime Minister was getting some flack from the opposition for displaying racist tendencies. They referred to a comment he made when he was still a journalist. In an...
By Sanmi Obasa Nigerian government officials at federal and states level are often heard making passionate presentation about doing everything possible to make it easy for investors and entrepreneurs to carry out their activities of producing and growing the economy. In this mode, they cast a genuine desire to achieve...
By Dapo Akande Thank God for cable or satellite television; depending on what you like to call it. Whenever you receive visitors at home, you're assured the variety of global news and other assorted programs will keep them entertained for a while. At least until you're ready to attend to...
Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has defeated Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to secure another four-year term as governor of Edo State. Obaseki was returned elected after scoring highest number of votes in the Saturday poll, said the Returning Officer for Edo State governorship...
By Dapo Akande Somebody I hold dear and admire greatly for his keen insight on life issues says something which never fails to strike me each time, because it's an obvious truth that very few people actually see. He says, an individual who doesn't have plans for his life runs...
By Dapo Akande I was watching a cookery program with my younger daughter and her elder brother, whose feigned interest was so easy to see through. He was far more concerned with getting the latest premiership team news on his phone but I chose to ignore this and dragged him...
By Dapo Akande The Aussies, known for their love of beer or the Amber Nectar, as they like to call it, are an interesting people. If you think you're a big beer drinker, then try challenging an Australian to a drinking contest. I can assure you, he'lI drink you under...
By Oladapo Akande I remember the mid 1990s Pirelli advert where the world famous Italian tyre brand introduced it's iconic slogan for the first time. The advert featured my school boy hero and one of the greatest Olympians of all time, the incomparable Carl Lewis. Not only did he sport...