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Examining COWLSO’s Unlearn, Learn, Re-Learn Strategy For Women Empowerment, by Bukola Nwonah

It’s about that time of the year again when women in Lagos State converge under the auspices of the Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials (COWLSO) for annual National Women’s Conference. For the past 19 years, COWLSO which is a community-based gender organisation established principally to complement the effort of the Lagos State Government…

As Lagosians Rage: Sanwo-Olu, How Now? by Bola Bolawole

“When France sneezes, Europe catches cold” – Metternich. Lagosians are in a rage and going by the saying of Metternich above, what do you think should be happening right now to the governor of the State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu? France in the above quote equates to no less a personality than Napoleon Bonaparte. Once Napoleon took control…

Vee-Pees: Vice or virtue? By Bola Bolawole

Never forget, the press is the enemy. The establishment is the enemy. The professors are the enemy. Professors are the enemy. Write that on a blackboard 100 times and never forget it. – Richard Milhous Nixon, the 37th President of the United States of America. An aspirant who made a strong showing in his party’s…

Osinbajo, Fashola: Carrying the can for others…

By Bolanle Bolawole I found ex-Lagos State governor, Babatunde Raji Fashola’s explanation to the media after last Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council meeting very interesting. Answering questions on his Ministry, Fashola made disclosures on how helpless and hopeless those of them who are Ministers could be. Yet, they are the ones the public hold accountable for…

Now that SA has apologised…, by Bola Bolawole

Now South Africa has apologised for the xenophobic attacks that saw to the death of many African compatriots in the hands of South African mobs, have we seen the end of a sad chapter in the history of Black Africa? Nigeria was one of many African countries caught in the xenophobic web that the South…

Two lives and a mission, by Dare Babarinsa

Were Chief Obafemi Awolowo still with us, he would now be 110 years old now. All over the world, there are very few people of that age on this side of the Great Divide. But Awolowo’s thoughts and deeds are still with us. His works, as the Leader of Government Business and later Premier of…

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