Opinion

47 YEARS AGO AT 47 YEARS OF AGE…BABAFEMI OGUNDIPE…(II)

Flag at half-mast, day 2) THE PENTAGON, IKEJA TSUNAMI, OGUNDIPE, WESTERN POWERS AND A HARVEST OF 33 QUESTIONS By Amaso Jack “The wind of change is blowing through this continent and, whether we like it or not, this growth of national consciousness is a political fact. We must all accept it as a fact, and our national policies must take …

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In Epe, We Have A Problem (Concluding Part)

Concluding part of a serial on the recent political development in Lagos, drawing attention to its overall implication on Epe Division titled: 2019, Epe Division, And The Way Forward RECONCILIATION MEETING A reconciliation meeting of all the true stake holders (not just the political stake holders) with members drawn across all spheres of the community has become imminent. The key to …

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2019, Epe Division, And The Way Forward (II)

BY OTUNBA T.J ABASS This is the 2nd part of a three part serial on the recent political development in Lagos, drawing attention to its overall implication on Epe Division: The Agenda Going Forward. It bears repetition that what happened to Epe is a call to action, a strident summon on sons and daughters of Epe irrespective of the political …

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2019, Epe Division, And The Way Forward (1)

By Otunba T.J Abass The 2019 political calendar is already out, and with it, the commencement of another electoral journey. Expectedly, the months following will witness a hype in political activities -candidates jostling for positions, political parties realigning their positions and seeking an advantage as they try to grab the attention of the unsuspecting electorates. The political parties have unveiled …

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47 Years Ago… Anniversary of Buhari’s Chief Of Staff

47th ANNIVERSARY OF BABAFEMI OGUNDIPE, BUHARI’S CHIEF OF STAFF SUPREME HEADQUARTERS By Amaso Jack “This is a battle I will fight until recognition comes the way of Nigeria’s first Chief of Staff, Supreme Headquarters, Brig.[Gen.] Babafemi Olatunde Ogundipe. History must be fair to this man even if compatriots look the other way.The story that he ran away from Nigeria because …

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Keep Your Eyes On The Trophy

BY CAMI EZENWA A clear fact of life is that it does not always give you what you want or that which you deserve. This is the reason you usually hear people say: life is not fair. We do not understand why this is so, being mere mortals, but on a regular basis, situations and happenstances that etch this lesson …

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Naira Notes In Circulation, A National Embarrassment

BY IFEOLUWA OLUBODUN It’s not reckless or unsafe to say that the kind of currencies in circulation in Nigeria currently is a national embarrassment.  There is not one small currency denomination in Nigeria which would smile at you except it just came from the Apex Central Bans directly into your hands. From the commercial banks into the streets, markets, commercial …

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Why Is Govt Not Addressing This Highway Chaos?

BY BABAWALE OLUWAFUNMITO In Lagos traffic gridlock has always been an issue but it has become nearly unbearable in recent times. A tanker blew up on Festac Link Bridge in Amuwo-Odofin last year December and up till now, they are still fixing the bridge. This is a small bridge in a residential area, so why is it taking so long? …

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Undesirable Presence Of Refuse Dumps Along Ilogbo Road

BY OLUWAFEMI OLUWATOBI M One cold morning, in May when the rainfall was more frequent than ever. I had mounted an Okada along with another man. He was well dressed and his cologne was impressively applied not too much to ignite an allergy. He sat in the middle carrying a fairly heavy black polythene bag. The cold wind gently whipped …

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BAD CONDITION OF OUR ROADS IN AJUWON-AKUTE

The Editor, The Eagle Dear Sir, I would like to bring to your attention the miserable and tragic condition of roads in my locality, Alagbole Ajuwon Road, Ogun State. It has been years since these roads were repaired. Hardly any tar or charcoal is left over them. There are large pits and holes all over making transportation difficult. Because the …

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