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My 2020 Take Away

The Verdict By Olusegun Adeniyi, Email: olusegun.adeniyi@thisdaylive.com Last week, I recounted my family’s twin ordeal of an armed robbery attack and COVID-19 infection in my...

Dealing with the SARS Menace

Anyone who has followed testimonies (backed mostly by video evidence) from victims of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) knows it would take more than...

Vaclav Havel to the Rescue…

Popular American author and speaker, Natalie Golberg, has written a lot about writing, including what writers should do when they have no clue about...

The 196,400 Bottles of Beer

There is this interesting WhatsApp story of a drunkard who woke up one morning deeply repentant after a bitter fight with his wife the...

Witness to A ‘Revolution’

FLASHBACK, 25TH SEPTEMBER 2003: Rally after elections? That was my immediate reaction to Hon. Farouk Adamu Aliyu, the All Nigerian Peoples Party (ANPP) House of...

Let Me Talk to my Father Before I Die

The video clips are two. In one, the young man, bleeding and shackled, is in the trunk of a Hilux vehicle as he rails...

‘Na You F*ck Up!’

It was a simple tweet but what followed is a sad reminder of the loss of values that has made our country what it...

The Problem with Ruga Settlement

Scene One: The Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Mohammadu Umar, says the federal government has started to...

Atiku, Obasanjo and the Road Ahead

There are several lessons to learn from the political feud between former President Olusegun Obasanjo and his erstwhile deputy, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar...

Osun and the 3,498 ‘Super Delegates’

At the end, the decision as to who becomes the next Governor of Osun is left in the hands of 3,498 voters in just...