Category: Festus Adedayo

The President Is A Sick Man

The President Is A Sick Man: Buharis’ secret surgeries inside Oneida yacht By: Festus AdedayoThe President Is A Sick Man is the title of a book written by Philadelphia-born award-winning American journalist, Matthew Algeo. It is a chronology of the medical travails...

/ April 4, 2021

Why Pombe Magufuli Can Never Grow on Nigerian Soil

Why Pombe Magufuli can never grow on Nigerian soil By: Festus Adedayo Statesman and late President of Senegal from 1960 to 1981, Leopold Sedar Senghor, through his philosophy of negritude, believed that Africa and its culture had manifest contributions they can...

/ March 28, 2021

Monguno’s Missing $1 billion: Fraud or Freudian slip?

Monguno’s Missing $1 billion: Fraud or Freudian slip?By: Festus AdedayoUnbeknown to many Nigerians who haven’t heard him speak, Major General Babagana Monguno (rtd), President Muhammadu Buhari’s National Security Adviser (NSA) secretly admires self-styled Mr. Bombastic, Jamaican–American reggae musician, singer and Disc Jockey, Orville Richard Burrel, better...

/ March 14, 2021

Buhari and His Tinubu Frankenstein

Buhari and His Tinubu Frankenstein By: Festus Adedayo The news last week that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had begun a probe into the finances of former governor of Lagos State and All Progressives Congress (EFCC) strongman, Bola...

/ March 7, 2021

Arogidigba as the Trouble with Southern Nigeria

Arogidigba as the trouble with Southern NigeriaBy: Festus Adedayo An old photograph currently sits regally in the living room of a top Nigerian politician. Shot sometime in 1954, some 67 years ago, ostensibly in the old Osun Division of the Western...

/ February 28, 2021

Kadaria, Kagara and Abductors of our Collective Intelligence

Kadaria, Kagara and Abductors of our Collective IntelligenceBy: Festus AdedayoOn sighting the headline of her piece entitled Nigerian Media: Let’s Stop Ethnic Profiling!, I initially thought well-respected media mogul, Kadaria Ahmed, was set to confront a media orthodoxy. Though it was...

/ February 21, 2021

Gov Bala Mohammed’s Paradise for AK-47, Cows and Fulani

Gov Bala Mohammed’s paradise for AK-47, cows and Fulani By: Festus Adedayo At the risk of being charged for excessive hyperbolism, “AK-47,” “cows” and the word, “Fulani,” are the most notorious clichés on parade in Nigeria today. And, come to...

/ February 14, 2021

Nigeria’s Cow War: Northern Elites as Orogun Adedigba

Nigeria’s Cow War: Northern Elites as Orogun Adedigba By: Festus Adedayo Oyin Adejobi, late Yoruba cripple thespian, renowned for his famous African alternative dispute resolution drama sketches called Kootu Asipa of the 1980s, once allegorized the story of how he became disabled. In Orogun...

/ February 7, 2021

Aliko Dangote’s Costly Libido Mess

Aliko Dangote’s costly libido mess By: Festus Adedayo How can a man fight very difficult life battles, vanquish them all, be a household name in the world as a result of his handsome laurels in business, and then, all of...

/ January 31, 2021

Let’s Talk About Sex – The Kaduna Sex Party

Let’s talk about sex, the Kaduna sex By: Festus Adedayo When audacity of immorality is at issue, the celebrated case of Smith v Hughes is always referenced. It is also used to explain the mischief rule in law. By the...

/ January 3, 2021