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NIGERIA: Election as metaphor … the will of the people & their democratic choice must be respected – Tátalọ Àrẹ̀mú

October 3, 2018

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THE ROAD TO YESTERDAY     It was a close-run thing, and probably another miraculous reprieve for a nation that has turned flirtation with suicide into higher art. You never know how close you are to disaster until it actually happens. And you never know how dangerously toxic political gambling has become until it fatally […]

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NIGERIA: With millions required for nomination forms at EVEN local govt level, Buhari’s “Not too young to run” is deceitful, insincere, hypocritical … Tola Adenle

September 22, 2018

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NOTE:  Please be informed that ONLY the title comes from blogger’s thoughts to reflect my deep alignment with the writer but as I’d like to express my support for his submission in the clearest manner, I’ve come up with above title!  The only thing that I’d like to add to Dr. Adebisi’s Suggestions at the end of […]

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Nigeria’s Finance Minister Adeosun’s resolved forgery palaver allays my – “why does ‘she always wear a scared look of one in over her head’?” – Tola Adenle

September 16, 2018

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And, finally, from Kemi Adeosun whom I’ve described here as always wearing a scared look of one well in over her head with her responsibility of the country’s Finance Ministry: …      Was this to prove that she did serve the compulsory NYSC or is it a cut-and-paste production? Ms. Adeosun, is purportedly decked […]

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NIGERIA: [Finance Minister] Adeọṣun’s “certificate forgery” defense by Itse Sagay shows, sadly, Sagay’s descent into Nigeria’s political hypocrisy abyss – Tola Adenle

August 12, 2018

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I wrote on why Saraki becoming the senate’s president would definitely not be part of the way forward for a changed Nigeria recently but now that the deed has been done, the maniacal way in which APC’s leaders kept on ferreting membership from among all sorts of bedfellows who were much worse than themselves is […]

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Nigeria needs a truly federal system to accelerate development and unity & end overbearing, asphyxiating and monstrous octopus centralisation – [Serving] Senator Olúṣọlá Adéyẹyè

July 31, 2018

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EXCERPTS OF A RECENT PAPER by Senator Oluṣọla Adeyẹye, Chief Whip, Representing my Senatorial District – Ọṣun Central – at Nigeria’s Upper Legislative House – TOLA.    The gales of doom have not only approached our doors, they gustily and ferociously bang on them! … In any case, were we to be totally oblivious to […]

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Siege on Nigeria’s democracy continues as country’s “Federal” Govt barricades homes of Senate Presdident & Deputy in party-switch saga – Tola Adenle

July 25, 2018

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The ongoing political events in Nigeria are troubling, to say the least. AGAIN, I ask: what is going on in Nigeria? The residences of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki (B.S) and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu in an attempt to carry out a [sort of] regime change by people purported to be loyal to Buhari, in […]

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Nigeria’s Ekiti State: Election fell short of global standards – US observer group, Others

July 18, 2018

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Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti/punchng.com A coalition of domestic and international election observers accredited to observe the July 14 governorship poll in Ekiti State said the election fell short of global best practices and electoral standards. The Independent National Electoral Commission declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Kayode Fayemi, as the winner of the […]

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Nigeria’s religious problem with Fulani herdsmen leads ‘Winners’ Bishop Oyedepo to call on “God’s wrath” on people behind Christian killings & church burnings – Tola Adenle

July 11, 2018

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The General Overseer of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, a.k.a. Winners Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo has added his voice to the raging calls by millions of Nigerians and organizations, including the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), for government to investigate and deal with those behind the killings of Christians and burning of churches. In reference to the […]

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Nigeria’s 2019 Elections: Each “nationality” presents a presidential candidate capable of overwhelming “homeland” victory that prevents incursion of 25% of its votes; DEADLOCK; Nigeria at crossroads!

July 6, 2018

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This very illuminating essay first appeared in The Pathfinder International  on July 4, 2018 under the title, 2019: What is to be done?  – TOLA. Aṣiwaju Bọla Tinubu, APC’s National Leader   EXCERPTS The first task therefore, is to de-legitimize the centralization process by making the 1999 Constitution redundant. This will be done when all the Constituent Units […]

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Fulani herdsmen’s terrorism: Akéde Adesina, Buhari’s threat won’t work; “giving land for ranching [NOT] “better than death”; not gonna happen, either – Tola Adenle

July 4, 2018

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LAND GRAB PROXY/ADVOCATES: WARS THROUGH YORUBA MOUTHS: (2) Akede Femi Adesina Highlights of Akede Femi Adesina’s unsettling and baffling interview with a Nigerian television station, the AIT on – call a spade exactly what it is – Fulani herdsmen’s terrorism across Nigeria. [Source: Vanguard]  TOLA.   BETTER ALIVE THAN A DEAD LAND OWNER! [Exclamation & all caps, blogger’s] […]

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