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Sunday, January 16, 2022
By Dapo Akande Free provision of food and water. Atypical orderly queues. Free medical care. Free legal representation. Spontaneous crowdfunding to purchase a prosthetic leg for a female amputee protester who refused to be deterred. Fund raising target was N1.5m in one month. N4.1m raised in three hours. Lesson; accompany...
By Idowu Sowunmi Today, I celebrate my father, mentor and helper, Chief Olusegun Osunkeye, who clocks 80 today. Since my encounter with you about 15 years, I have had every cause to appreciate God for granting me the opportunity to meet and know you. You've ever since then embraced and adopted...
By Dapo Akande Many years ago in the Uk, The Sun newspaper, a very popular national daily, openly identified as a Conservative Party sympathizer, did something on the very day of a general election which had looked as good as won for the Labour Party victory; and it nailed the...
By Dapo Akande Still on the Lekki Massacre, the Nigerian Army quickly denied it was anywhere near where the tragic incident took place. When it became obvious that narrative was no longer tenable, it admitted it was there after all, but only on the behest of the Lagos State government....
In the first part of this article, published on October 1st, Nigeria's 60th independence day, an assessment of the nation's progress so far in governance, and impact of military intervention was discussed. One other critical area of assessment is policy making. Many times government had come up with policies that put...
The just concluded US presidential election on many accounts births new records that earned it the 'unprescedented' label and also reserved it a frontline spot in the history of the one time world-power nation. President-elect Joe Biden tallied votes not less than 74 million, numbers described as the highest recorded...
By Dapo Akande For how long will our country continue to put forward it's worst XI instead of it's 1st XI team? For how long will our leaders portray a country blessed with some of the most brilliant minds anywhere in the world as "no good doers" who know how...