BREXIT Careers Off The Road As Nonagenarian Phillip Survives Crash

By Morak Babajide-Alabi The news of the car crash involving the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Phillip came as a shock to quite some people. It was not the incident that was shocking, but the fact that the ninety-seven-year-old was behind the wheel of the overturned Land Rover. The crash which happened on Thursday night on […]

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Resolutions Are Made To Be Broken

By Morak Babajide-Alabi Let me welcome you all to 2019. It is six days into the year already, but it is never too late to exchange greetings on the crossover. 2018 was a very eventful year for us all, as individuals, as a nation and on the world scene. Let us thus congratulate ourselves for […]

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How Much Is Your PVC Worth In The Electoral Market?

By Morak Babajide-Alabi   In a few weeks, Nigerians will file out to vote in the 2019 General Elections. The elections would give the citizens the opportunity to choose leaders they think are best to direct the affairs of the country for the next four years. Voting leaders to offices in any part of the […]

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The Nigerian Legislature Wins The 2018 “Disruptive” Award

By Morak Babajide-Alabi As I was meditating on the happenings in motherland in the year 2018, I toyed with the idea of doing commentaries on each event from January to date. It was not long I realised that it will be an arduous task, as the year had been filled with some drama. One week […]

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BREXIT Brings Out The Worst In The British

By Morak Babajide-Alabi   For quite some time now the United Kingdom is the focus of political observers all over the world.  Activities in the country last week shifted focus from important news, such as the Yemen ceasefire agreement or the historic visit of the Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki to Somalia. While the world was […]

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Nigeria Politics: The Future Looks Much Like The Past

By Morak Babajide-Alabi As we match towards the 2019 Nigeria’s General Elections, I think it is wise to look back and ask ourselves what we have learnt as a nation and individuals since the last elections. We are told that the lessons of life are learnt when we look back, correct and plan for the […]

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Draft Or No Deal, BREXIT Is Far From Over

By Morak Babajide-Alabi The United Kingdom Prime Minister, Theresa May is under fire once again. Things are looking bad for her as she struggles to whip some of her party members into line and make something of the British exit from the European Union. For some time now, BREXIT has kept her awake most nights […]

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On Whose Side Is Obasanjo?

By Morak Babajide-Alabi In recent times, like many Nigerians, I have been forced to ask what the man Olusegun Aremu Obasanjo is “looking” for. With the development in the political scene and Obasanjo’s domineering role, we get a bit confused if he is a kingmaker or an irritant. A few Nigerians think the old man […]

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Is African Democracy Worth The Tag?

By Morak Babajide-Alabi Let us take a little lesson in democracy.  It is a topic that is generating a lot of comments nowadays in the African region. We are not surprised by this, though, as until recently, it was a word that is commonly spoken of, by African leaders who know little or nothing about. […]

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Khashoggi, Saudis And The Art of Lying

by Morak Babajide-Alabi The word lying is the present participle of “lie”, which means being untruthful or giving a false statement. A lie is an intentional statement, known to the speaker to be false, but made to another person, or group of people with to deceive them. The goal of a lie is deception, which […]

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Dance All You May, Chickens Are Coming Home To Roost Soon

By Morak Babajide-Alabi Let’s get this right from the start. Writing about the political longevity or otherwise, of Theresa May, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom is becoming more of a gamble nowadays. One moment, by media reports, you had thought she is a goner. The next you are staring at her picture and […]

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Keep Hoping, But No ‘Change’ In Nigeria’s Politics

By Morak Babajide-Alabi It is not all the time people start a conversation with you only to have insight into your opinion on what is wrong with the motherland Nigeria. When they do, you would naturally think it should not be a big task for any patriotic citizen. In recent times, however, it is becoming […]

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