Category: Backpage

Made in China – THISDAYLIVE

“When I was growing up, my parents told me, ‘Finish your dinner. People in China and India are starving.’ I tell my daughters, ‘Finish your…

The Assassins in Police Uniform

The Verdit By Olusegun Adeniyi, Email: olusegun.adeniyi@thisdaylive.com That those saddled with the responsibility of protecting Nigerians are beginning to behave like assassins is a troubling…

As ‘The North’ Goes Under

EDIFYING ELUCIDATIONS BY OKEY IKECHUKWU  The visit to Zamfara State in 2014 was at once frightening, sobering and demoralising. Though seated in a sprawling parlour with…

Beyond the Banditry in Zamfara

The Verdit By Olusegun Adeniyi, Email: olusegun.adeniyi@thisdaylive.com Following a civil protest spearheaded by respected journalist, Ms Kadaria Ahmed, over the violence and lawlessness that now…

Political Wars and Collateral Damage

SimonKolawolelive By Simon-Kolawole, Email: simon.kolawole@thisdaylive.com, sms: 0805 500 1961 An interesting and recurring debate in our democratic experience of the last 20 years has been:…

Nigeria 2019: Have we learnt any lessons?

TUESDAY WITH REUBEN ABATI BY REUBEN ABATI  The 2019 general election in Nigeria has been described by international and local observers, stakeholders, direct participants and…

Nigeria 2019: Notes from the Field

TUESDAY WITH  BY REUBEN ABATI  Whoever came up with the wise saying that Nigerian politics is dirty deserves an award for perspicacity. I have just…

The Crucial March 9 Elections

THE HORIZON BY KAYODE KOMOLAFE   kayode.komolafe@thisdaylive.com THE HORIZON BY KAYODE KOMOLAFE    kayode.komolafe@thisdaylive.com As enshrined in the constitution, the executive powers invested in the President…

Changing the Narrative in Kwara

GUEST COLUMNIST By Issa Aremu I declared my intention to run for the governorship of Kwara state on July 18th at Justice Mustapha Akanbi African…

%d bloggers like this: