Posts Tagged ‘Ariyo-Dare Atoye’

The “new task” before Tony Anenih @85 By Ariyo-Dare Atoye

At 85, the Iyasele (Prime Minister) of Esanland, Chief Anthony Akhakon Anenih has fulfilled the famous quote of Voltaire, to wit: “God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.” Truly, Pa Anenih is an embodiment of the mercies of God and the gift […]

Governor Ortom and the Wheel of Truth

By Ariyo-Dare Atoye There is a distinct lack of leadership right across all levels of the Nigerian society. There is really little or nothing to inspire hope under the present system because statecraft is at an all time low. As it were, there is a near-absence of governance in the country, while influence peddlers and […]

The Arbitrary Arrest and Detention of Babatunde Gbadamosi by State Agents is an Extended Plot to Silence Critics and Undermine Democracy

We condemn in strong term, the latest arrest and detention of Mr. Babatunde Gbadamosi, a Lagos based political activist and an outspoken critic of government of President Muhammadu Buhari, by men of the Department of State Security (DSS).   We call on the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo to bring his reputation and professional exploits […]

Magu: The danger of unleashing a bruised snake on the polity @AriyoAristotle

  By Ariyo-Dare Atoye   An elixir of sort came the way of our dying democracy on December 14, 2016 when the senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria rejected a letter from the presidency requesting the confirmation of Ibrahim Magu, as a substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Until the […]

PDP REFORM GROUP |A Coalition of Democratic Like-minds for the Reform of the PDP

Our Concerns We are members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) under different platforms and groups, but with common interests to ensure that the party is reformed to imbibe standard best political practices and meet the yearnings of Nigerians. It is our candid desire to come together under this noble coalition without losing our distinctive […]

CCT-Trial : Not Really About Saraki 

By Ariyo-Dare Atoye The world is perpetually in conflicts and a battle ground for interests, resources and ideologies. Inherent in most of these struggles are the battle for control and survival. This is also applicable in politics where the only thing that is constant is interest, hence the popular dictum: no permanent foe, no permanent […]