A tribute by Bashorun J.K. Randle I consider it a great privilege and special honour to be invited to propose the toast of St Gregory’s College, Lagos as it celebrates its 85th anniversary. The evidence of your longevity is unassailable.
Daily Archives: February 19, 2013
One of the few things Governor Henry Seriake Dickson promised during his electioneering is to declare a state of emergency in education and make education compulsory at all levels. As part of his promise to make education a top priority in his administration
Nduka Otiono has found favour in the West. Less than a decade after he left Nigeria for academic pursuits, the fecundity of his literary scholarship has grown like duckweed. “I am comfortable working in that environment because of the infrastructure and the kind of support structure available for research
Across Ondo State, palpable excitement has enveloped the air. Many residents can hardly conceal their euphoria as they await the inauguration of the state governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko for another term in office. Iroko, as he’s fondly called, will on Sunday be sworn-in for a second term
Somewhere in President Goodluck Jonathan’s transformation agenda is a promise to deliver one million housing units to bridge the wide gap in Nigeria’s housing needs.
Last year, Nigeria’s First Lady, Patience Jonathan, spent six weeks in a German hospital, receiving treatment for an undisclosed ailment. Nigerians footed the bill for her treatment but neither her office nor that of her husband considered us deserving of the slightest bit of truth-telling.
Anambra undoubtedly, is one hard of a state to govern. With so many politically minded folds and business entrepreneurs, virtually every one thinks he or she has both the talent and money to lead. But great leaders must have uncommon talent and skill.
Just as the direction of activities last week was influenced largely by the FGN primary market bond auction and speculation on the January inflation figures
The current crisis rocking the Catholic Church in Nigeria especially the selection or appointment of the shepherd (bishop) of the Ahiara diocese has greatly agitated the minds of many concerned Catholics. It is not the first time it is happening and will not be the last.
The recent killing of health workers in Kano and Yobe states by gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram sect is a heinous and condemnable act. The attacks coming on the heels of the cease fire announced by the Islamist sect have, indeed, made nonsense of their declared intention to dialogue with the Federal Government.