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WHAT A DAY TO INVOKE THE SPIRIT OF LATE CHIEF BOLA IGE

Politics
Opinion by Monday Alade The Osun Governorship debate was interesting. Iyiola Omisore was impressive and very articulate. He showed that he was once a vice governor and a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Apart from showing a class, he showed that he was fully aware and have rolled with the big boys. The anchor wasn't too exceptional. And some basic issues were not raised. The anchor didn't question the candidates about their opinions on the death of late Chief Bola Ige especially given the way and manner he was murdered. We were eagerly anticipating that the anchor will press the candidates on what they could have done to assist the Federal Government of Nigeria and ensure it gets to the bottom of the case. The disingenuous manner in which the case was han...
THE PERFIDIOUSE TINUBU: THE EXCELLENT AMBODE AND THE TALE OF A SECOND TERM

THE PERFIDIOUSE TINUBU: THE EXCELLENT AMBODE AND THE TALE OF A SECOND TERM

Business, Politics
Opinion by Monday Alade My former coworker; Sergeant C C Uzoukwu used to tell us that "there's no discrimination against excellence". This statement is so true in every sense except in the recent case of the deliberate show of power by the highly corrupt and perfidious sole called Bola Ahmed Tinubu in his efforts to ridicule the excellence of the most performing governor in Nigeria; Akinwumi Ambode. In a recent political/economic history of Nigeria especially, looking at the shameful performances of some current governors like Ekiti State; Ayodele Fayose, his counterparts in Ondo State; Akeredolu Oluwarotimi, Osun State; Rauf Aregbesola and Kogi State; Yahaya Bello. The environmental, political, social/economic devastations in the aftermath of governors Adams Oshiohole and Olusegun M...