Thursday, October 1, 2020

Some Thoughts On ‘The New Normal’- ‘Old Normal’ – Part 1

Around December 2019, the world’s attention was drawn to a virus causing havoc in remote and far off Wuhan, China. Many people probably saw the problem only as that of China’s. But people had forgotten that, given the various technological advances, the world has become a global village. If any nation thought it...

Youth Mentorship Vital for Economic Devt, Says Sekibo

The Chief Executive Officer of Heritage Bank Plc, Ifie Sekibo has stated his passion for youth mentorship is hinged on the belief that it is the pathway to the economic development of the country and the African continent. Sekibo, reputed for returning moribund companies to the path of sustained profitability, said he finds it satisfying,...

Public Service and Change to Achieve New Normal By Tunji Olaopa

The COVID-19 has indeed become the most significant reality of the twenty-first century. Its incidence seemed to have swallowed every other event that had hitherto began to define human lives since this century commenced. And one of the most significant human endeavor to be affected by this pandemic is public administration, and the public...

COVID-19 and Media Consumption Habits, What has Changed?

The doldrums of the deadly Corona Virus (COVID-19) pandemic which broke out in Wuhan, China, in December last year, has now made businesses to adopt more creative and innovative form of operations, especially with the change in the definition of normal. Navigating through the new normal amidst the deadly disease calls for more pragmatic...

This Power Rotation Thing Again By Simon-Kolawole

Mallam Mamman Daura, President Muhammadu Buhari’s confidant, is someone who speaks just once in a blue moon. He hardly grants media interviews or appears at public events. Only a few Nigerians can point him out in a crowd. A Google image search will return less than a dozen pictures of him. For a man...

Abused Decree No.34 and the Demand for Restructuring By Eric Teniola

Sunday May 24th was the 54th Anniversary of the Promulgation of decree number 34 by Major General Johnson Thomas Umanakwe Aguiyi Ironsi (3rd March 1924- 29th July 1966). Few people remembered. It was the decree that transferred all the autonomous power of the four regions then to the centre. The regions then were Northern...

Corruption and its Enablers by Femi Falana

In my training as a lawyer I was taught that it was a criminal offence for anyone to engage in stealing or theft, fraud, obtaining money by false pretences, corruption, looting and conversion of goods. My lecturers did not teach me about money laundering, illicit financial flows, shell companies, safe havens and other new...

Science Is The Building Block of Technology by Kofo Babalola

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It is interesting to see that in the world we live in there are many sectors created by humans. It gives us the opportunity to branch out and delve into what makes us tick. In the field of innovation, science is the building block of technology and technology aids development. This is essentially an...

Mr President, Take Charge! By Simon Kolawole

Dear President Muhammadu Buhari, I come to you in peace. Nevertheless, I do not have a nicer way of putting this to you: your government is falling apart. I do not know how to make it sound less brutal. That is the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth — at least...

Is the President Aware this House is Falling? by Dele Momodu

Fellow Nigerians, before the general elections of last year, I thought I had seen enough of the shenanigans of those in power. Things got so bad that I simply gave up. I even vowed to stay on my lane and let the heavens fall on all of us, if it must. Any independent and...

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