Buhari, Death Rumours & The Scuttled Protests – By Olalekan Waheed Adigun

Olalekan Waheed Adigun / NNP / Feb. 25, 2017 – On Sunday 5th February, I suffered two major disappointments. First, like most patriotic Nigerians, I supported, and planed to participate in the protests organized by Nigeria’s music legend, Innocent “TuFace” Idibia on Monday 6th February, 2017. Nigerians have suffered so much and for too long. […]

#EdoDecides2016: The Battle of Hegemonies – By Olalekan Waheed Adigun

By Olalekan Waheed Adigun | NNP | Nov. 4, 2016 – Even though the Edo Gubernatorial election was postponed from for about two weeks, it appears not much changed within the period in terms of its outcome. Epistemologically speaking, we saw a titanic battle between People’s Democratic Party (PDP)’s Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu and All progressives […]

Machiavelli As I Know Him – By Olalekan Waheed Adigun

By Olalekan Waheed Adigun | Lagos, Nigeria | August 14, 2016 – While preparing for the Universities Matriculations Examinations (UME) (now known as the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations) in 2005, I came across one new “fact” reading the book A Course Text on Government by Oghenekaro Ogbinaka. I learnt that the word “State” can be […]

Calling the Name of God in Vain – By Olalekan Waheed Adu

By Olalekan Waheed Adigun | Lagos, Nigeria | July 10, 2016 | Humans call God for different reasons. Some are purely altruistic while some are selfish. This explains why I wonder if my God is the same one others call upon. Some people imagine God to be essentially weak, hence in need of whom to […]

Britain’s Brexit Vote: A Political Interpretation – By Olalekan Waheed Adigun

By Olalekan Waheed Adigun | Lagos, Nigeria | June 27, 2016 – Britain has voted to leave the European Union in a referendum, with the result throwing into question the fate of the 28-nation bloc and Prime Minister David Cameron announcing he will step down by October. The official result which was announced on Friday saw a major victory […]

FDR: The World Still at a Loss! – By Olalekan Waheed Adigun

By Olalekan Waheed Adigun | NNP |  April 19, 2016 – There was once a great soul who once walked this earth. The United States boasts of having great personalities like George Washington and Abraham Lincoln who both served has its presidents but few historians will neglect the FDR’s contributions. Franklin Delano Roosevelt, also known as […]

Why Should I Cover My Hair? – By Olalekan Waheed Adigun

By Olalekan Waheed Adigun | Lagos, Nigeria | April 8, 2016 – Religion is one of the greatest institutions created by man. For instance, Islam is defined as a “religion of peace” but you will find in the Quran some passages as violent as this: ”And when the sacred months are passed, kill those who […]

#iStandWithBuhari and the Limits of Political Opportunism – By Olalekan Waheed Adigun

By Olalekan Waheed Adigun | NNP | March 28, 2016 – It has been almost a year now that some of us, swept by the euphoria of the “Change Mantra”, went all out to support perhaps the most persecuted presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari. We were told severally how the General intends to “Islamize Nigeria”; we were […]

The “Suspension” of Great Ife Students’ Union and Other Matters – By Olalekan Waheed Adigun

By Olalekan Waheed Adigun | Lagos, Nigeria | March 24, 2016 – It usually surprise many people that, on their arrival at the Obafemi Awolowo University Campus, one of the first structures out of all the beautiful buildings on the campus, one come across is the Great Ife Students’ Union Building, also known as Ken Saro-Wiwa […]

Who Stole PDP’s Thinking Cap? – By Olalekan Waheed Adigun

By Olalekan Waheed Adigun | NNP | February 23, 2016 – When many thought the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) is ticking the right boxes for 2019, the party leadership came up with something unique. There appear to be a drama series which never in want of Acts and Scenes with its peculiar dramatis personae as […]

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