Category Archives: PERSPECTIVES

AS WE CELEBRATE 15 YEARS OF DEMOCRACY

For many weeks last year, one of the first things I did when I got to work on Mondays was play a particular track from Beautiful Nubia’s Fere album – ohun oju nri (what the eyes see). The opening lines … Continue reading

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THE MUSINGS OF A CFR

’Seun Alade, CFR, not of men, neither by man, but by the will of God. If you had the privilege of seeing the list of the 355 persons that made the list for conferment of National Honour awards this year, … Continue reading

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I AM A PATRIOT

‘The man dies in all who KEEP SILENT in the face of tyranny. – Wole Soyinka In the short period that I had allotted and devoted most of my time on facebook to discussing topical political issues I have received … Continue reading

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LET OUR LIVES ALSO COUNT

In my last piece I had pointed out that one of the questions the post-election violence raised was on our claim to nationhood. Another question which that outburst of violence which left many dead raises is whether we are still … Continue reading

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FIRE ON OUR ROOF

“As I write now, I know we have not concluded all the election stories for 2011. The big shows are yet to start screening. I therefore enjoin you to sit back and enjoy the unfolding drama that Election 2011 has … Continue reading

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ELECTION STORIES

Elections in Nigeria are always fraught with stories of different hues and tones. Some of these stories turn out hilarious, some pathetic, others disturbing, disheartening and even gory. This is not to say that similar stories are not a part … Continue reading

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