• Presidential Declaration: My Take Away

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    On Thursday 8th of January, 2015, the PDP came to Lagos, warts and all, in furtherance of a presidential campaign flag-off. They had advertised this flag-off with a promise to show what they had done in Lagos. I anticipated this visit because I hoped it would provide an opportunity to discuss issues important to the…

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  • Democracy Gate: My Takeaway

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    I watched dumbfounded, probably like many other Nigerians, and perhaps as many foreigners on global television, the Speaker of the House of Representatives and his colleagues locked outside the National Assembly. Many thoughts came flooding through my mind. But the most important for me of those thoughts was simple yet profound. I asked myself when…

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    Rebuilding The Nation: Lessons From Other Lands

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    Being the concluding part of an address by Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola, San, Governor of Lagos State, at the Leadership Annual Conference and 2013 Awards presentation on Tuesday October 14, 2014 at Thisday Dome, Abuja. South Africa “From 1948 to 1994, apartheid was a system of racial segregation in South Africa enforced through legislation by…

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    Rebuilding The Nation: Lessons From Other Lands

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    Being the text of an address by Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola, San, Governor of Lagos State, at the Leadership Annual Conference and 2013 Awards presentation on Tuesday October 14, 2014 at Thisday Dome, Abuja. They say lightning does not strike in the same place twice. For the sake of all of us, I sincerely hope…

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