Widowed prematurely by Boko Haram

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By Festus Adedayo “I lost my husband four weeks ago to Boko Haram.” That was the message sent to me last week on WhatsApp by...

Aburi ghost, Asaba secessionists and waffles in high places

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Festus Adedayo When you listen to Nigeria’s Senate President, Ahmed Lawan’s skewed submission on southern governors’ meeting in Asaba, Delta state last week, you will...

Marwa: Birthday tribute to an enigma

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By Femi Babafemi The danger of writing a tribute to any high profile personality in Nigeria today is obvious: the writer runs the risk of...

Will Buhari learn from Zuma in Estcourt Prison?

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Festus Adedayo In ex-President Jacob Zuma’s jailing for 15 months by South Africa’s Constitutional Court, Africa and humanity in general are dragged to school by...

Buhari: Tweeting Asaba massacre on Road to Rwanda

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Festus Adedayo (June 6, 2021) Like a suicide bomber ready to sacrifice his life, I slid into the Nigerian war theatre last week. No, not Northeast...

Buhari: How not to fail

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Festus Adedayo   President Muhammadu Buhari made one of the most down-to-earth statements of his presidency last Thursday, though by proxy. After meeting Nigerian security chiefs...

Second year in office: The gains, uncanny logic in Makinde’s strides on infrastructure

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By Mayowa Okekale Thinking well is wise whilst planning well is wiser, but doing well is the wisest of all. The Governor of Oyo State,...

Bawa, FFK, Shehu: Of slump, slum and somersault 

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By Festus Adedayo Last Thursday, when the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) reportedly slumped at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, the story...

Akpabio is a natural leader of APC in Akwa Ibom State ...

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In October 2007, I left the umbrella of PDP and pitched tents with AC/ACN. I have clutched tight to the broom with all the...

EndSARS as ‘Dark Notes on Our History’

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By Oludayo Tade After years of agonising over their brutality and killing by the (now disbanded) Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), a tactical unit of the...

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