Nigeria winning corruption war: I disagree

Let me first of all leave some comments about the strange plane carrying military hardware, which was seized at the Kano International Airport. I find it grotesque that the Nigerian Government did not find it pertinent 72 hours after the seizure to hold a press briefing and about the matter. It is only fascist regimes that operate like this. In a democracy More...

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By - On Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

The show of shame at National Assembly

It is useless and unfair to judge the Nigerian ruling class by accepted norms of civilization. But even if we judge them by their own standards, what happened at the National Assembly last Thursday is, to say the More...

By - On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

The Boko Haram ceasefire that never was

When an elected government decides to spread falsehood to the citizenry over the state of the Nation or things, knowing same to be false or recklessly careless about the authenticity of the information, then such More...

By - On Monday, November 3rd, 2014

2015: The Fulani man and the Ijaw fisherman

“It is only in the dream that a rat will fall in love with a cat” – African Proverb Nigeria is a great country, despite all our short and long comings. A nation of great people, in all ramifications, it More...

By - On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Jonathan that failed to see tomorrow

The greatest impediment of Nigerian politicians is that they always think there would be no tomorrow. Similarly, they fail to grasp that nothing flies like time. And that no condition is permanent. Former President More...

By - On Monday, October 6th, 2014

Nigeria: Leaving it to God since…1960

“Just leave am for god” – Amadi Ora It was October 1, and trust me, many parts of Nigeria were green and white. Some parents went the extra mile, dying their kids’ hair with national colour, my kids More...

By - On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Africa and the World Cup (2)

It would have been Africa’s first world cup semi finals. Africa could have, on home soil, gone all the way to the final and, maybe, lift football’s most prestigious trophy. The continent could have exorcised More...

By - On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Africa and the World Cup

It was 84 years of football’s biggest competition as the world cup kicked off in the Arena de Sao Paulo on June 12. When the dust settled, the pomp and pageantry ended, Germany posted as historic win over Argentina More...

By - On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Carnage in Lagos by a traumatised Nigerian Army

At forenoon last Friday, a group of soldiers went berserk in the Palmgrove and Onipanu areas of Lagos. They brutalized and molested law abiding Nigerians who had the misfortune of being in those areas at the wrong More...

By - On Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Mrs Bode-George: The joke continues

Charles Ofoji It is an impeccable fact that Nigeria’s abiding problem is lack of leadership. It is not bad leadership. To talk of bad leadership purports that there is leadership. There are no leaders in Nigeria. More...

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