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Nigerians should not forget God

Tribune OnlineNigerians should not forget God I have a prophetic message for the nation; we should not abandon God so God would not abandon us as the world battles with… »

On IGP tenure extension

Tribune OnlineOn IGP tenure extension The retention or extension of service for men such the Inspector General of Police and the Accountant General is now a norm or hallmark of… »

We need water in Oke Ado

Tribune OnlineWe need water in Oke Ado Please, we like to appeal to the Oyo State government under Governor Seyi Makinde and the Oyo State Water Corporation to provide us… »

Still on NIN and SIM cards

Tribune OnlineStill on NIN and SIM cards THE eye sees not itself except by reflection. The directive that all mobile phone subscribers must link their lines to National Identification Number… »

Tribute to an exceptional university administrator

Tribune OnlineTribute to an exceptional university administrator The subtle tendency of perceiving university administrators as second-class citizens in the university plays out in diverse ways. It however takes astute professionalism… »

Who cares about the masses?

Tribune OnlineWho cares about the masses? Africa and Nigeria in particular are the place where criminals are worshipped. Do looters deserve the kind of respect we give them? They do… »

On wrong assessment of Oyetola

Tribune OnlineOn wrong assessment of Oyetola Since inception, from his actions, announcements and pronouncements as governor of Osun State, Oyetola’s intent as someone with a selfless development mind-set is obviously… »

In 2021, security must be priority 

Tribune OnlineIn 2021, security must be priority  Security is the most cardinal part of government and its responsibility. In fact, the reason we give our sovereignty to government and pay… »

On merit in civil service promotion

Tribune OnlineOn merit in civil service promotion ACTS of nepotism and tribalism have replaced the policy of dynamism and efficiency to obtain awards and promotion in various organisations and public… »

On insecurity, lawmakers’ excesses

Tribune OnlineOn insecurity, lawmakers’ excesses I have observed that what we call bandits attacks has similar modus operandi with terror attacks by orchestrated by the Boko Haram in the North… »

On Oyo Govt’s leadership acumen

Tribune OnlineOn Oyo Govt’s leadership acumen Leadership acumen is not by age but by the wisdom and understanding to lead in the midst of complexity. The effort of the Governor… »

Let’s focus on governance

Tribune OnlineLet’s focus on governance IT is very troubling that at this period, many politicians are already heating up the polity in their race towards the general election in 2023…. »

The reopening of our borders

Tribune OnlineThe reopening of our borders IT was indeed heartwarming when President Muhammadu Buhari announced the approval of the reopening of four of the nation’s land borders. This followed the… »

Plight of teachers

Tribune Online Plight of teachers Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, former President of Turkey says a good teacher is like a candle, it consumes itself to light the way for others. There… »

Conditionality of Chinese debt

Tribune Online Conditionality of Chinese debt The immortal words of Peter Tosh, “everyone wants to go to heaven but nobody wants to die.” This better illustrates the present scenario between… »

On parental negligence

Tribune Online On parental negligence Parenting is not a function of age or the number of children that you have; it is much more than that. It is dependent on… »

IGP, work on accidental discharge

Tribune Online IGP, work on accidental discharge The inspector General of police(IGP), Alhaji Mohammed Adamu, needs to take a solid stand and give directive to all the Divisional Police units… »

On good governance

Tribune Online On good governance I am dazed each time I compare the achievements of the sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, in governance to the charade we are saddled with today… »

Nigeria in the diaspora

Tribune Online Nigeria in the diaspora Before the chicken came home to roost in Ghana through the recent embassy demolition, it berthed in South Africa through the xenophobia highway en… »

Need for reflection

Tribune Online Need for reflection More than ever before, the spate of insecurity in Nigeria is quite disturbing. Even in the midst of the ravaging COVID -19 pandemic, violence in… »

Adesina: President Buhari has spoken

Tribune Online Adesina: President Buhari has spoken Dr Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), has some reprieve now because he has been able to rally relevant stakeholders… »

The menace called rape

Tribune Online The menace called rape Nigeria is fast degenerating into the state where life is short, brutish and nasty, given the alarming rise in the cases of rape, with… »

Almajiri: Need for repositioning

Tribune Online Almajiri: Need for repositioning Long before the colonisation of Nigeria, the almajiri system started around the 11th century in Kanem- Borno and was later replicated in the Sokoto… »

Insecurity: We need action

Tribune Online Insecurity: We need action In a recent quarterly National Security Council meeting held on Thursday, May 14 2020, President Muhammadu Buhari expressed determination to put an end to… »

On work

Tribune Online On work In one popular song entitled ‘Work,’ by a talented Nigerian musician, Adekunle Gold, people are encouraged to work hard. This is just as God’s inspired word,… »

Kyari, the missing script in Aso Rock

Tribune Online Kyari, the missing script in Aso Rock Death is the precious price to be paid by everyone irrespective of race, religion, educational background and status. Like Abba Kyari,… »

Foreign secretary hints he believes same Russian cell behind Salisbury poisoning and Czech explosion The British foreign secretary, Dominic Raab, said the UK stood in “full support” of the Czech… »

No 10 did not say whether Whitty and Vallance backed the move; No 10 won’t commit to Covid inquiry ending before next general election Boris Johnson: inquiry into Covid handling… »