Tinubu and the Creation of a New Society – By Abiodun Komolafe

By Abiodun Komolafe | Osun, Nigeria | March 28, 2024 –  Nigeria is at a critical juncture; and in such a context, it is “cometh the moment, cometh the man.” For President Bola Tinubu, this adversity should be turned into a historic advantage which should propel him to be the creator of a new society […]

Insecurity: Time to Heed Zulum’s Warning – By Abiodun Komolafe

By Abiodun Komolafe | NNP | January 23, 2024 – At a programme in honour of the reconstituted North-East Development Commission (NEDC) recently, Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, warned that Nigeria risked being wiped off the map in the near future if no proactive steps were taken to stop young people and children from […]

Obaship in an Era of Palliatives – By Abiodun Komolafe

By Abiodun Komolafe | Osun State, Nigeria | Sept. 16, 2023 – In an interview with journalists recently, the Elegboro of Ijebu-Jesa in the Oriade Local Government Area of Osun State, Oba Moses Oluwafemi Agunsoye stated that “no one can sit on the throne as a monarch nowadays without having good money”. According to the first […]

Thoughts on Revenue Generation – By Abiodun Komolafe

By Abiodun Komolafe | Osun State, Nigeria | August 08, 2023 – In a nationwide address last Monday, President Bola Tinubu announced some palliatives to mitigate the impact of the high cost of living brought about by the fuel subsidy removal. Great speech! Excellent delivery! So, kudos to Mr President! However, a section of Nigerians frowned at […]

Osun: Au revoir, IleriOluwa; Et tu, TOP? – By Abiodun Komolafe

By Abiodun Komolafe | Osun, Nigeria | June 29, 2023 – There is an unraveling mystery about the Nigerian press. The custodian of this value is clearly misunderstood and misused in opportunities. But it is for the present crop of journalists to reinvent themselves into relevance; otherwise, the Nigerian press will remain a caricature of itself […]

2023: The Other Side of the Story! – By Abiodun Komolafe

By Abiodun Komolafe | Osun State, Nigeria | April 29, 2023 – In most human societies, visible phenomena are oftentimes credited or associated with the causes of other events. Then, the analysis will take off from there. But, most often, there are other unknown forces or factors that are not easily discernible but are sometimes the […]

Taking Society for Granted! – By Abiodun Komolafe

By Abiodun Komolafe  | Osun State, Nigeria | April 09, 2023 – Whenever a section of the society wants to embark on something new, it’ll first fly a kite. To sane minds, flying a kite is like testing the waters. If the society is gullible enough to ‘collectivise, objectify, even sacralise’ it, then, it becomes the […]

Benedict XVI: Counting our Losses! – By Abiodun Komolafe

By Abiodun Komolafe | Osun State, Nigeria | March 4, 2023 –On January 26, 1998, I authored an article, entitled ‘Lessons from the Dead’, in one of Nigeria’s foremost newspapers. In the piece, I attempted to eulogize the late Mother Theresa of Calcutta for her avowed commitment to the advancement of global development as well as her […]

Bishop Kukah and the Fractured Microcosm – By Abiodun Komolafe

By Abiodun Komolafe | Osun State, Nigeria | January 11, 2023 – Let me start this rather short Tribute by stating that the story of my contact with Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah and my eventual employment at the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN) are already well-documented in the manuscripts of my future book. Let me also […]

Much Ado About Osun LG elections – By Abiodun Komolafe

By Abiodun Komolafe | Osun State, Nigeria | September 23, 2022 | The Osun Independent Electoral Commission (OSIEC) has announced October 15, 2022 as the date for Local Government and Local Council Development Area elections across Osun State. According to the Commission, “all the inhibiting factors and circumstances against the conduct of the elections have been […]


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