Category Archives: Opinions

Obaseki’s APC is a Magomago Party – Eni Balulu

Immediate past leader of the Esan Central Local Government Council Legislative House and chieftain of the APC in Esan Central, Bar. Eni Afanajah Adeghebalulu, a legal practitioner also known as Eni Balulu, has criticized his party, the APC, and the governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, for being what he termed “Magomago” implying a dubious or not straightforward entity.   In a statement which E ...

Governor Obaseki – Making Edo State Nigeria’s Investment Destination? – By Paul Omoruyi

There was time, not so far back, that communication between a Nigerian State Governor and the citizens was virtually non-existent. A Governor is only seen on TV or in tinted siren-blazing SUV convoys zig-zagging precariously through Nigeria roads with arrant disregard for vehicular traffic rules. Any motorist that does not “disappear” from the road (road that can only occupy one car at a time!) will be subj ...

Lion of Okada: Eulogy for Esama – By Bright Sado Omo

It was long before I was conceived  That a lion’s roaring caught the attention of my ears It was a roar, a roar of peace and one that put me to sleep My heart leaped for joy even though my blood trembled in its vessels. I wondered what lion could effect so much impart but my knees had to wait                                  For my eyes to gain sight.                       Then I arri ...

Declare State of Emergency on Benin/Abuja Road – Itulah

By: Omede James Samuel, Uromi Former member representing Esan South-East/Esan North-East Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives and former Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Barr Friday Itulah, has urged the federal government to immediately deploy the Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) and other intervention agencies to urgently rehabilitate the Benin-Auchi road at Ehor, Ekpoma and Irrua as ...

Osaze Oyema Jesuorobo having a sober reflection.

Just finished watching Adams Oshiomhole on Channels Television. What caught my attention was his bla bla on corruption and what he called massive looting of public funds in the country and I wondered if the man has gone ‘bunkers’. How can a man whose administration was spending over N230m (two hundred and thirty million naira) annually to conduct primary school leaving certificate examinations while ...
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