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Late Governor Adefarati: Untold Stories of Political Repression And Inherent Lessons for Governor Akeredolu, SAN & Other Incumbents

Late Governor Adefarati: Untold Stories of Political Repression And Inherent Lessons for Governor Akeredolu, SAN & Other Incumbents

By -Kayode Ajulo PhD. Like an eclipse, swiftly, the years passed. And it’s striking to know that it’s exactly 10 years that we lost a political juggernaut in the person of Chief Adebayo Adefarati, former governor of my dear State, Ondo. Baba Adefarati, as I knew and addressed him, even before his ascendance to governorship


By Hon. Uko Ndukwe Nkole When l told my people that this road (Arochukwu-Ohafia federal road project) will receive adequate attention under my representation, many thought it was a mission impossible. When the grading started last year December, many thought it was politics as usual, Yes plenty water has passed under the bridge, a lot

Honourable Bimbo Daramola, Ekiti and the Politics of 2018 Elections

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that”-Martin Luther King, Jnr. Politics in liberal democracy is essentially about a struggle for power; it is permissible for competitiveness by contending personalities or forces of diverse political leanings and parties within a given time frame


Several articles have been written on the person of Congressman Bimbo Daramola. But until now, a few things have been mentioned about who he’s not. At first, you could mistake his boldness, self-confidence and courage for pride or arrogance. This write-up is not about his history (which is reserved for a later time) but what

Hon. AKINJO KOLADE VICTOR: The Patriot Among Us

Contrary to the popular cliche in this clime that “politics is a dirty game”, the obvious truth however is that it can’t be “dirty” when played by people with honest and caring heart; that is the story of Hon. AKINJO KOLADE VICTOR. He is a name that rings a loud resounding bell in the high

Still on seizure of rice by Customs

The recent seizure of bags of rice and vegetable oil from some traders in Sango Ota area of Ogun State has been an issue of interest among Nigerians, with different people giving different reasons for supporting or condemning the act. I don’t support smuggling in whatever form because I believe such is capable of ruining

Ekiti 2018: What I will try as much as possible NOT to do!!!

By Bimbo Daramola  My attention has been drawn to some reactions to my personal opinion on zoning among other issues I have spoken about. I know the issue seems to be topical and elicits the interest and attention of “#southern Ekitis”. I believe that persons and people deserve to marshal their best arguments to accomplish