This is a difficult column to write because although scores of people have importuned me to intervene in the controversy regarding Communication and Digital Economy Minister Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami’s utterances before he came into government, my wife, who knows … Read the rest
I was at the Ebony Life Place on Adetokunbo Ademola, Victoria island, Lagos on Sunday, April 18, to attend the Nigerian premiere of the award-winning film, Eyimofe (This Is My Desire): My first visit to that events centre in a … Read the rest
Yemi Osinbajo and Bola Tinubu
Most of the politicians whose names have been mentioned in connection with Nigeria’s 2023 Presidential election, either as a hopeful or an aspirant would readily tell you it is too early to talk about the next election. Don’t buy that.
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Bola Ahmed Tinubu
“In Japan, a corrupt person kills himself. In China, they will kill him. In Europe they will jail him. In Africa, he will present himself for election.”
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo once said that Nigeria is the only … Read the rest
Here we go again: in 2023, whose turn? In Nigeria, nothing excites us like politics. If you want to get our attention, don’t waste your time writing about quality of life, potable water, sanitation, maternal health or out-of-school children. There … Read the rest
Don Jazzy and MKO Abiola
I was discussing Don Jazzy with some of my friends yesterday and I said that in some ways he reminds me of late Chief Moshood Kashimawo Abiola. Of course they asked me “how?”
I explained to them that Nigerian fans … Read the rest
Last week, I skipped this second part of my serialisation of the events that have shaped the existence of Ovation Magazine since it was published 25 years ago. I did this in order to address matters of serious national importance … Read the rest
Fellow Nigerians, it is not every day that we get to celebrate the great women of Nigeria, not because there are few of them, but because sometimes their modesty, humility and cloistered nature makes them keep away from hugging the … Read the rest
Mr Pantami says he is being attacked because he is leading the implementation of a national identification project for Nigeria.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, speaks to PREMIUM TIMES on the raging controversies about his alleged … Read the rest
Worried that fasting during Ramadan will have a detrimental impact on health? Find out why the month long fast can have some surprising health benefits.
Although millions around the world have successfully observed the spiritual cleansing of Ramadan for more … Read the rest