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PTAD and Nellie Mayshak saga By Hassan Usman

PTAD and Nellie Mayshak saga By Hassan Usman

Until a few days ago, the name ‘Nellie Mayshak’ would mean absolutely nothing to the average Nigerian, barring the senior citizens whose pensions are...
Boni Yayi: Our friend next door By Reuben Abati

Boni Yayi: Our friend next door By Reuben Abati

Our neighbours to the West, the Republic of Benin, have just concluded a Presidential election, which has been considered free, fair and peaceful, from...
Kachikwu, Baru and the NNPC debacle

Signs of the times By Reuben Abati 

“Easter greetings” “Ok” “I am greeting you” “I see” “Are we quarrelling? Or you have malaria?” “Can’t you see that I am just not in the mood?” “Not in the...
The thief who saved Nigeria's image By Pius Adesanmi

Iyalaya anybody By Prof. Pius Adesanmi

Iyalaya Anybody: Pencils, Nigerian Innovation, & Africa’s Path in the 21st Century   Being the keynote lecture delivered at the 5th Innovention Series of Verdant Zeal,...
The misogynists in the Nigerian Senate By Reuben Abati

The misogynists in the Nigerian Senate By Reuben Abati

What Senator Biodun Olujimi (PDP, Ekiti South) did with her presentation of a bill on gender and equal opportunities on March 15, is the...
Ogun lawmaker urges Amosun to release federal allocations to LGs

Ogun’s new found prosperity under Ibikunle Amosun

Going by the sheer number of higher institutions of learning in Ogun State alone, the State should have the highest job applicants turnover. There...
Abati didn’t write that…

Why Nigerians are special By Reuben Abati

Whatever problem we may have in Nigeria at this or any other time, this country is sustained by the fact that we are indeed...
Mubi blast: Bindow urges residents to be security conscious

Bindow: The Bus driver, going through towns and villages of Adamawa

Just like magic, less than 10 months in office, Governor Jibrila Bindow has turned up to be a successful and a celebrated bus driver....
Abati didn’t write that…

OPINION: In this same country…By Reuben Abati

There is today in Nigeria an entire generation of Nigerian-passport wielding men and women who do not actually know, to borrow Achebe’s words that...
Trying to be more democratic than a democrat By Ayanyunji Gbenro

OPINION: The love for selective amnesia

A nation that forgets its past can function no better than an individual with amnesia. - David McCullough     “Maybe they were saying chains when we...