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Akintokunbo Adejumo

Akintokunbo A Adejumo

I am aghast at the inanity and lack of decorum being spread around by the supposedly “educated” Nigerians, just because of political opportunism and expediency. Do we have a problem with "academic certificates", especially of our leaders and more

17 Jan 2015 00:00 Akintokunbo A ADEJUMO 1 Comments

It is rare to come across my title here “Why does God allow bad things to happen to bad people?” This is because it rarely seems to happen, but when it does, once in a while, we may not even think about it that way. This is again because; our bad more

15 Oct 2015 00:00 Akintokunbo A ADEJUMO 2 Comments

I was as usual, browsing the noted and respected Sahara Reporters website when I came across a Petition/Press Release by a group named Civil Society Network Against Corruption (CSNAC) who claimed to be a “coalition of over hundred and fifty more

17 Sep 2015 00:00 Akintokunbo A ADEJUMO

The insanity is palpable the moment you step out of the airports, be it Abuja or Lagos or Port Harcourt. It smacks you right in the face, oppressive and dominating, even causing fear because you don’t know when it will explode into violence. more

2 Mar 2015 00:00 Akintokunbo A ADEJUMO

I always take exception and umbrage at hearing that slogan "Ibadan ki sin eniyan le’meji...". (Ibadan people do not serve the same leader twice). What about other Oyo State people? It is as preposterous as it is denigrating. more

30 Dec 2014 00:00 Akintokunbo A ADEJUMO

The news going round is that Nigeria is broke. I, for one, do not believe that fallacy. However, if the treasury is indeed empty or nearing emptiness, then what it means is that this happened because the government, this government and past more

19 Nov 2014 00:00 Akintokunbo A ADEJUMO

Yes, former Governor of Oyo State, Otunba Dr Adebayo Alao-Akala “stormed” Ibadan, the Oyo State capital recently, 4th September 2014, with thousands (I will actually say, hundreds) of his supporters (possibly rented-crowd or just plain deluded) more

9 Sep 2014 00:00 Akintokunbo A ADEJUMO

Nigerians have managed to turn democracy on its head and turned it to "demo-crazy". Other nations use the court to fight corruption and recover stolen national wealth; but we use the court to retain and promote corruption. more

30 Apr 2014 00:00 Akintokunbo A ADEJUMO 1 Comments

As far as public money is concerned in Nigeria, the word MISSING has taken on a whole new sinister meaning. Every day, it is one massive amount (usually in billions, soon to graduate into trillions) of money missing from the coffers of one government more

15 Mar 2014 00:00 Akintokunbo A ADEJUMO

Democracy promotes the same sets of value no matter where it is practiced. Simple definition implies that government is made up of people, and should serve the people. In order to enjoy the fruits (or as we call it in Nigeria, 'the dividends') of more

17 Jan 2014 00:00 , Opinion

Are Nigerians wrong about this man, Obasanjo? What will he be remembered by in say, ten years’ time? Will Obasanjo go down in the history of Nigeria as a statesman? more

19 Aug 2013 02:00 Akintokunbo A ADEJUMO 2 Comments

The Champions for Nigeria Organisation wish to express its condemnation of the barbaric and primitive attack and death of Drummer Lee Rigby of the 2nd Battalion Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, Woolwich, London. more

24 May 2013 14:00 Letters

Many Nigerians were naturally shocked, concerned and apprehensive at the news on 07 March 2013 that the (notorious, inept and ineffective) Nigerian House of Representatives is planning to include immunity for federal legislators in the on-going more

20 Mar 2013 00:00 Akintokunbo A ADEJUMO