NIGERIA @59: FULL TEXT OF BUHARI’S INDEPENDENCE DAY SPEECH

NIGERIA @59: FULL TEXT OF BUHARI’S  INDEPENDENCE DAY SPEECH

TEXT OF PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI’S SPEECH TO MARK NIGERIA’S 59TH INDEPENDENCE Nigeria at 59 DEAR Compatriots, October 1 of each year is an opportunity for us to reflect and thank God for his endless blessings on our country. It is also a time for us, collectively, to remember the sacrifices made by our founders and great leaders past; by soldiers, by distinguished public servants; by traditional leaders, by our workers — sacrifices on which Nigeria…

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MY APPRECIATION LETTER TO GOVERNOR ROTIMI AKEREDOLU —Consultant, Alex Ajipe

MY APPRECIATION LETTER TO GOVERNOR ROTIMI AKEREDOLU —Consultant, Alex Ajipe

Dear Arakunrin, I will like to begin this appreciative letter by stating that it has always been strange to address you without the full compliments of your office. Your humility confounds me. You are a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), a blessed, intellectual, a well celebrated man who insists on being called Arakunrin without more. The more I think about this, the more I appreciate you for the foresight to know that being a good…

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AKOKO REPS MEMBER, BTO: ALREADY HITTING THE GROUND RUNNING

AKOKO REPS MEMBER, BTO: ALREADY HITTING THE GROUND RUNNING

BTO: ALREADY HITTING THE GROUND RUNNING By: Femi Salako When Hon Bunmi Tunji-Ojo rolled out his campaign a few years ago, declaring his intent to represent his people of Akoko North East/West at the House of Representatives, many would have thought he was one of the regulars, sweet talk the people, win election and run away from the people. After three years, pick up the same old template, rinse it again, this time share a…

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MINISTERIAL PORTFOLIOS: OF JUICY AND NON-JUICY OFFICES IN NIGERIA

MINISTERIAL PORTFOLIOS: OF JUICY AND NON-JUICY OFFICES IN NIGERIA

OF JUICY AND NON-JUICY OFFICES IN NIGERIA Written by: Ojo Oyewamide The categorization of public offices into juicy and non-juicy ones in Nigeria underscores the profundity of our love for corruption and nepotism. Our mouths condemn the two vices, but, unfortunately, our hearts are in deep romance with them. That’s one of the tragedies of our country. As I often argue, Nigerians no longer see public office as service. It is rather considered by them…

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RAPIST SOLDIERS & AAUA STUDENT: BIG PLUS FOR ONDO JOURNALISTS

RAPIST SOLDIERS & AAUA STUDENT: BIG PLUS FOR ONDO JOURNALISTS

ARREST OF RAPIST SOLDIERS: ANOTHER BIG PLUS FOR ONDO JOURNALISTS BY YEMI AKINTOMIDE Yoruba will say when a lizard fell from a very tall iroko tree, it will look left and right then nod it head ups and downs, saying ‘if nobody praises me for this big jump, I will praise myself’. This is the exact analogy of the big feat, yet again, achieved by the highly dedicated and committed practising journalists in Ondo State…

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OLUWASANMI SAKA LAWAL & ONDO 2020 GUBER ELECTION

OLUWASANMI SAKA LAWAL & ONDO 2020 GUBER ELECTION

WHY HON. SAKA LAWAL IS EVER OKAY IN 2020? By: Richard Tomi-Abbas Another moment is here when friends, families and fans from the four corners of the world rolls out drum to celebrate the birthday of this great icon, political strategist and democrat of high repute, HON.SAKA OLUWASANMI LAWAL who is one of the most symbolic and ideological political activist currently cascading Ondo State Political Landscape. The outpouring of encomium to man whose strength lies…

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OPINION: WHY IT’S ALWAYS BETTER TO VOTE OPPOSITION PARTIES INTO POWER

OPINION: WHY IT’S ALWAYS BETTER TO VOTE OPPOSITION PARTIES INTO POWER

WHY IT’S ALWAYS BETTER TO CHANGE LEADERS AND VOTE OPPOSITION PARTIES INTO POWER By: Zadok Akintoye It’s been 58+ years since independence and almost 20 years of unbroken democracy, yet we have not moved closer to our vision for a greater prosperous Nigerian nation. Most of us, in our deep thoughts and meditations wonder why our beautiful country is yet to become a global player and success amongst the committee of nations. The simple truth…

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ONDO HOUSE, WHERE SNAKE TURNS SPEAKER, OLEYELOGUN TO ERRAND BOY

ONDO HOUSE, WHERE SNAKE TURNS SPEAKER, OLEYELOGUN TO ERRAND BOY

OPINION: SNAKE IN HALLOW CHAMBER: BLAME OLEYELOGUN, NOT AKEREDOLU, NOT MEDIA. WRITTEN BY YEMI AKINTOMIDE When the story of the snake in the Hallow Chamber of Ondo State House of Assembly breaks, I was one of the first set of people contacted to help in telling it to the world on my social media platforms, but my journalistic instinct told me to tarry a little about writing this strange news. Even when a former commissioner…

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INDUSTRIALISING ONDO STATE THROUGH AKEREDOLU’S GIANT STRIDES

INDUSTRIALISING ONDO STATE THROUGH AKEREDOLU’S GIANT STRIDES

INDUSTRIALIZATION GRANDPLAN, AKEREDOLU’S REMARKABLE STRIDES IN ONDO STATE. Written By Olusola Akinbinu Industrialization is a social economic mechanism of transforming a group of people or society from an agrarian society, or one of limited commercial viability into an industrial society. This involves the extensive re-organization of the local economy for manufacturing purposes. The impact of industrialization in the concerned communities is noticed in rising income levels among the people, rise in gross domestic product-GDP, increased…

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OBA 2020: TIME TO REJUVENATE ONDO STATE

OBA 2020: TIME TO REJUVENATE ONDO STATE

OBA 2020: Time to Rejuvenate Ondo state. Written By: Oyedele Babatunde Aforetimes, the good people of Ondo state had course to tarry upon the birth of a government that will not only get concerned about their strength in civil service but also, ignite their innate skills and abilities. Ondo, arguably the most endowed South Western state boasts of a large number of human and mineral resources. The Oil producing state has large number of civil…

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