Tag: Olusegun Adeniyi

Former Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Olusegun Adeniyi, found guilty in military court-martial

A military court in Abuja on Monday convicted a former Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Olusegun Adeniyi, who once led the country’s onslaught against Boko Haram. The report said the tribunal found Adeniyi, a major-general, guilty of violating some sections of the policy on the use of social media[Read More…]

“Gender justice is a struggle for everyone” – Olusegun Adeniyi recalls book ‘NAKED ABUSE: Sex for Grades in African Universities’

Nigerian Journalist, Mr Olusegun Adeniyi has recalled copies of his recently published book, titled, ‘NAKED ABUSE: Sex for Grades in African Universities’ following backlash from feminists on twitter. He has instead decided to donate the books to institutions at zero cost and here’s why.. In April 2020, Mr Adeniyi wrote[Read More…]

Olusegun Adeniyi: From Luggage Economy To Knowledge Economy

There is this story of a Nigerian who decided to open a clinic and put a sign outside which reads: “Get treatment for $25 and if not cured, get $100 in return.” An American saw this as a great opportunity to earn easy $100 and goes to the clinic where[Read More…]

Olusegun Adeniyi: Why Atiku Abubakar Deserves Attention

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar last week restated his call for the restructuring of Nigeria, which he said had become inevitable. “I believe that restructuring will eventually happen whether we like or support it or not. The question is whether it will happen around a conference table, in a direction[Read More…]

Olusegun Adeniy: Buhari And The Troubled Economy

Please put me in your prayers… I will soon be going for eye surgery… The situation is getting out of hand… For more than two months now… Anytime I look inside my wallet… I hardly see anything again. —A distressed Nigerian It was a business lunch by a group of[Read More…]

Olusegun Adeniyi: MTN And The Audacity Of Impunity

When on October 22 this year the National Communications Commission (NCC) imposed an unprecedented fine of $5.2 billion (N1.04trn) on the Mobile Telecommunication of Nigeria (MTN), I was one of the people who felt that it was too severe a punishment even when I agreed that what the company did[Read More…]

Olusegun Adeniyi: Is APC Ready for Leadership?

To be sure, we are all aware that there was no way President Muhammadu Buhari’s All Progressives Congress (APC) would have been able to wrestle power from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) without poaching from members of the then ruling party. But now that the APC is in government at[Read More…]

Olusegun Adeniyi: If We Stay Here We Die! [The Platform Lecture]

By Olusegun Adeniyi When this auditorium hosted Platform for the first time exactly one year ago, Pastor Poju was a bachelor but today he is happily married so in a way Change has come also to Platform. Therefore I must begin by first recognizing our sister, Mrs Oyemade. I also[Read More…]

Olusegun Adeniyi Says Nothing Compromises The Fight Against Corruption Faster Than Undue Politicization

Olusegun Adeniyi, Chairman of the editorial board, THIS DAY Newspapers says the Muhammadu Buhari administration and the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) have turned talking about corruption into a national anthem. In his last article, the writer, Journalist and former SA on media to the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua[Read More…]

Olusegun Adeniyi: The States Of Emergency, @Olusegunverdict’s Verdict Is Out

Ever since I can remember, one common phrase that I have heard so frequently in our country is that “Nigeria is a rich country that can provide for everybody”. The assumption from that belief is that with petrodollars, our country can meet the needs of all citizens in education (which[Read More…]