Category Archives: Opinions/Views

The House of Assembly Investigation into Sabo Market Demolition

I invite you to recall that on the 4th day of May, 2017, over 100 shops were demolished at the Sabo Market Ikorodu with other incidental losses to the shop owners. The victims of the carnage cried themselves to a hoax, while accusing fingers started to fly in different directions on social media. Some, out …

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Ambode – The Coconut Philosopher At 54

THE intriguing fact that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode is celebrating his 54th birthday today as the 14th governor of the famed Centre of Excellence, Lagos is no mere coincidence. It is divinely ordained; piloted by the hand of God! That indeed, underscores the significance of the noble role one’s personal relationship with God plays in shaping …

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GIVING IKORODU LOCAL GOVERNMENT HEADQUARTERS TO A SOUTH AFRICAN BUSINESS CONCERN (SHOPRITE)

By Ola Animashaun It is no longer news that the headquarters of Ikorodu Local Government Council is about to be given out to South African investors in cahoots with their Nigerian collaborators who are the present power brokers in Lagos State. Unsurprisingly, the local “power brokers” who occasionally pick crumbs from their master’s table are …

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THE DEMOLITION AT SABO MARKET.

Since I was informed of the demolition of numerous shops at sabo market, allegedly carried out in the early hours of yesterday by unknown persons, I have been making contacts to detect the source of the demolition, so as to know how to handle the matter. My conversations with the Sole Administrator of Ikorodu Local …

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Full Text of The Lecture, “Complacency: The Hidden Bane of Societal Underdevelopmentnt ” Delivered By Dr Bashir Mojeed-Sanni At The 30th Remembrance/Public Presentation of A Book In Honour of Late Alhaji Mojeed Sanni, Titled, “Mojeed Adeola Akanbi Sanni: The Human Carpenter” At Ikorodu Town Hall On Saturday, April 15, 2017.

  My father is one of those you can refer to as ‘baba e’to to mo e’to’. He is a perfectionist to the core. As a perfectionist, he understands that to be successful (in all ramification) in life, you cannot afford to be complacent; you must continually improve not only yourself, you must improve your …

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Full Text of The Lecture, “Complacency: The Hidden Bane of Societal Underdevelopmentnt ” Delivered By Dr Bashir Mojeed-Sanni At The 30th Remembrance/Public Presentation of A Book In Honour of Late Alhaji Mojeed Sanni, Titled, “Mojeed Adeola Akanbi Sanni: The Human Carpenter” At Ikorodu Town Hall On Saturday, April 15, 2017.

My father is one of those you can refer to as ‘baba e’to to mo e’to’. He is a perfectionist to the core. As a perfectionist, he understands that to be successful (in all ramification) in life, you cannot afford to be complacent; you must continually improve not only yourself, you must improve your people …

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Tinubu: A Colossus At 65

By Idowu Ajanaku.   “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are aleader” – John Quincy Adams Questions have always been asked, over the centuries, about the secret ingredients that make up the pot pourri of political leadership, especially with regard to those who dictate the affairs …

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CELEBRATING DEEN OF DEANS ON THIS DAY!

By Olubode Mac. Oserinde Indeed oceans of tributes have been flying thick and fast since midnight for this very great son of Ikorodu soil. But how much felicitations would be enough for a man whose good works shouts above the mountains? Don’t test me but trust me, there’s none!   My first physical encounter with …

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Tinubu and the generation of Astyanax bimaculatus

By Idowu Ajanaku “Stab the body and it heals, but injure the heart and the wound lasts a lifetime.” ― Mineko Iwasaki The grand conspiracy and recent desperate attempts to de-construct and indeed, de-mystify one of Africa’s most decorated political colossuses, who, incidentally remains an enduring metaphor for what true democratic culture represents in Nigeria …

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Genesis of Ambode’s Political Metamorphosis

By Idowu Ajanaku The strong nexus that exists between the quality of political leadership and sustainable socio-economic development of any nation has been exhibited for eons. For this salient reason Athenians had a concept of an ideal, well rounded man who is both physically and mentally fit, to dictate the destinies of men and materials. …

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