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How I Managed EndSARS Protest Without Imposing Curfew – Makinde

The first major flash point in the #ENDSARS protest in Oyo was Ogbomoso, where Isiaka Jimoh and two others were said to have lost their lives.  The palace of the Soun of Ogbomosoland was also targeted by angry youths.  That set the stage for other crises. How did you manage through all that? I had to make a statewide broadcast on Monday, ...

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‘There’s No Better Time To Implement Oronsaye Report Than Now’

Dr. Emmanuel Gbade Ojo is Head, Political Science Department, University of Ilorin, Kwara State and former Chief of Staff to former Oyo state governor Abiola Ajimobi. In this interview with ROTIMI AGBOLUAJE, he says this is the best time to implement the Steve Oronsaye Committee recommendations on restructuring and rationalisation of Federal Government agencies, parastatals and commissions. He stresses that aside ...

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Archbishop Nicholas Okoh: My Life As A Businessman, Soldier And Priest

Interview conducted by Folu Olamiti, Femi Adelegan and Korede Akintunde In the next few days, the Archbishop of Abuja Province and Primate of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) His Grace, Most Revd Nicholas Dikeriehi Orogodo Okoh, will disengage from office of the primate after completing the statutory ten years as Primate of the Church of Nigeria & Metropolitan Archbishop ...

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Why Yoruba No Longer Have Leaders Like Awolowo – Akogun Banji Ojo

Akogun Banji Ojo is a media magnate. The astute journalist -turned politician, is the publisher of Yoruba News Watch and C.E.O, Global Network News TV. A political stronghold, being a former governorship aspirant in Ekiti State, Akogun Ojo is the convener of the Yoruba Mandate Group YMG, a Yoruba social-cultural organisation with flairs for education and economic development of the  ...

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Buhari May Be The Last APC President If…. – Adebayo Shittu

Former Minister of Communication, Barrister Adebayo Shittu no doubt requires no introduction. The Shaki, Oke-Ogun born legal luminary-turned politician on Monday, December 16, 2019, had an exclusive chat with SAYO AKINTOLA  in Ibadan. Describing Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State as the Obafemi Awolowo of this generation, he gave insights into his frosty relationship with former governor of Oyo State, ...

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Adebanjo: A Government That Cannot Provide Security Has No Right To Exist

Chief Ayo Adebanjo, an elder statesman and one of the leaders of the Pan Yoruba group, Afenifere, spoke on the crisis in the group and the disloyalty that led to the establishment of Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG). He accused national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu of compromising the interest of Yoruba nation for selfish ambition. SEYE OLUMIDE ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Why Buhari Will Defeat Atiku On Saturday – Adebayo Shittu

Minister of Communication, Barrister Abdur-Raheem Adebayo Shittu requires no introduction. Born on March 23, 1953, he became the youngest member of the Oyo State House of Assembly at 26 when he served from October 1979 to September 1983. Following this position, he served as Commissioner for Information, Culture and Home Affairs between October and December 1983. The Shaki, Oke-Ogun born ...

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Buhari, Jonathan And Entire Nigeria Have Failed Nidigbo —Ezeife

Former Governor of the old Anambra State, Dr. Chukwuemeka Ezeife, proposes solutions to the agitation for Biafra, in this interview with TOBI AWORINDE What are the top five things which Igbos are upset about? At the beginning, President Muhammadu Buhari made over 40 appointments and there was not one person from the South-East among those first appointments. Secondly, the Igbo ...

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Jibrin’s Suspension Is A Constitutional Breach -Gbajabiamila

Again the National Assembly is in the news, even as the nation battles to wriggle out of the present economic recession. The climax of the budget padding allegations and counter-allegations was the suspension last week of the whistle-blower, Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin. In a chat with Onikepo Braithwaite and Tobi Soniyi, Femi Gbajabiamila, the Majority Leader of the House of Representatives ...

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Tinubu Should Get Out Of APC, Buhari Is A Dictator — Adebanjo

Afenifere leader, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, speaks with BAYO AKINLOYE on the alleged gang-up against the All Progressives Congress National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and the leadership style of President Muhammadu Buhari What do you make of the rift between the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, and the APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu? (Asiwaju Bola) Tinubu ...

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