Crimson As Colour of Mrs. Tinubu’s Wolf and Sheep Allegory By Festus Adedayo

Did Itsekiri, Delta State-born Senator representing Lagos in Nigeria’s National Assembly, Mrs. Oluremi Tinubu, nee Ikusebiala – interpreted, meaning, “death’s most fitting analogy is a sleep” – wife of the Asiwaju of Lagos,  All Progressives Congress (APC’s) National Leader and ex-Lagos State governor, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, know the implication of stirring the hornet’s nest? That was what she did last week when she introduced the wolf and sheep allegory into the current national discourse on the security situation in Nigeria.   Last Tuesday, at the thick of a dense discourse which…

PR Wise: The Presidency, Pantami and Mbaka By Yushau A. Shuaib

In public relations practice, decision-making processes on an issue and crisis management are always the toughest before any act of communication can be effectively executed. Unlike journalism that feasts on bad news, which is what sells, the tradition of public relations or PR is to engage in ‘damage control’ through effective crisis communication strategies. The key to successfully navigating a crisis is through preparation and teamwork, as the communicator needs a fast and carefully crafted response to minimise damage and prevent reputational erosion. I was not only alarmed but I…

2021 WPFD : Ojukwu celebrates Nigerian journalists, charges them to be courageous, patriotic ,uphold truth 

As Nigeria joined the rest of the world Community to commemorate the 2021 World Press Freedom Day (WPFD), the National Human Rights Commission has extolled the conduct of the Nigerian press for exhibiting a high level of professionalism despite alleged intimidation and harassment by some members of the society.  The Executive Secretary of the Commission, Tony Ojukwu who gave this commendation at the eve of this year’s celebration of WPFD noted that majority of journalists in Nigeria have severally lived up to their professional duties to unearth wrongdoings in the…

JUST IN: Kogi Commissioner shot dead on Ilorin–Kabba road

The Commissioner for Pension Board in Kogi State, Hon Adebayo Solomon has been shot dead by gunmen. The Gunmen killed the Pension Board Commissioner, police authorities confirmed to Channels Television on Sunday. It was gathered that the commissioner, Honourable Adebayo Solomon was killed on Saturday, while the Chairman of Yagba East Local Government, Pius Kolawole and some others were kidnapped. The slain commissioner was said to be travelling from Ilorin to Kabba when his vehicle was said to have been shot at Eruku village a few kilometres to Egbe the…