Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The American Kathleen Sebelius and the Nigerian Abba Moro, By Adeolu Ademoyo

April 13, 2014

Adeolu Ademoyo Ms. Kathleen Sebelius was the former American secretary of Health and Human services while Mr. Abba Moro is Nigerian interior minister.  Two life... read more

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Reno Omokri: Anatomy of the Goebbels Motif, By Adeolu Ademoyo

March 16, 2014

“If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it. The lie can be maintained only for... read more

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Sadiq and Gumsu Abacha: The Genealogy of African Kleptocracy, By Adeolu Ademoyo

March 9, 2014

In September 2012 when another scandal of the now well known -family run Nigerian corruption –the oil subsidy theft- broke out I wrote an essay... read more

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Jonathan’s Canonization of Dictatorship, By Adeolu Ademoyo

March 2, 2014

President Goodluck Jonathan put ash and dirt in the mouths of Nigerians when for reasons of his own political survival recently  “canonized” Ibrahim Babangida and... read more

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Sanusi’s Suspension and the Limits of Hasty Judgment, By Adeolu Ademoyo

February 23, 2014

With the “suspension” from office of Mr. Sanusi Lamido Sanusi as the Governor of Nigeria’s Central Bank, the question of the lack of reason and... read more

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Fallacy of Division and Nigerian Corrupt Ministers, By Adeolu Ademoyo

February 16, 2014

Last week four Nigerian ministers were relieved of their services. Some of them had been pointedly accused of corruption.  They are Stella Oduah (Aviation), Godsday... read more

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Government Shut Down: From Obama to Jonathan, By Adeolu Ademoyo

February 9, 2014

The attempt by the All Progressives Peoples Congress-APC to slow down the   passage of the 2014 budget as a democratic tool to extract commitment on... read more

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Al Mustapha, the Apostle Paul, and Nigerian Parenting, By Adeolu Ademoyo

February 2, 2014

Parenting is the greatest gift we can hand over to society in our world today, for the home is the morning of the human adult.... read more

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Of Snipers, Unresolved Murders, and All That, By Adeolu Ademoyo

January 26, 2014

After former Nigerian president-Mr. Oluṣẹgun Ọbasanjọ- made the allegation that the government of President Jonathan keeps snipers and has a list of 1000 Nigerians under... read more

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Justice Ayọ Salami and Nigeria’s Moral Burden, By Adeolu Ademoyo

January 19, 2014

“…Nigerians do not naturally want the truth to be told. Whoever dares to tell the truth is marked for destruction…” Justice Ayọ Salami (Lagos, Nigeria,... read more

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Facebook, Nigerian Presidency, and the Freedom Of Speech, By Adeolu Ademoyo

January 12, 2014

I ended 2013 with an   essay on how ethics and ethnicity will play a major role in Nigerian public space in 2014 and beyond. People... read more

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Bode George’s Guilt and the Logic of Deduction, By Adeolu Ademoyo

January 5, 2014

Mr. Ọlabọde George is a member of Nigerian ruling party-PDP. Under the regime of President Oluṣẹgun Ọbasanjọ, he was a chairman of the Nigerian Ports... read more

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The Creation of Nigerian Imperial Presidency, By Adeolu Ademoyo

December 29, 2013

Adeolu Ademoyo Diaspora imposes a burden and enables a privilege – the critical evaluative privilege. The privilege is that of an intellectual and moral distance... read more

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Al-Mustapha and Elbit: How Nigerian Politicians Sell Nigerian Security, By Adeolu Ademoyo

December 22, 2013

Adeolu Ademoyo In the Diaspora, one’s immediate family (Children, Mother, Father) is the first platform with which one re-connects with one’s original country. The family... read more

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How Jonathan and Nigerian Politicians Manufacture Terrorism and Criminality, By Adeolu Ademoyo

December 15, 2013

Adeolu Ademoyo “Conscience is an open wound, only truth can heal it”-Uthman Dan Fodio Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, Mohammed Junaid, and Hamzat Al-Mustapha do not need any... read more

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Madiba Nelson Mandela (1918-2013): Only The Deep Can Call To The Deep, By Adeolu Ademoyo

December 8, 2013

Adeolu Ademoyo He gave us many signs that he was leaving.  But we fell on our knees to beg him not to leave instead of... read more

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Madiba Nelson Mandela: Only The Deep Can Call To The Deep, By Adeolu Ademoyo

December 8, 2013

Adeolu Ademoyo He gave us many signs that he was leaving.  But we fell on our knees to beg him not to leave instead of... read more

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The Moral zilch in Jonathan’s Trip to Israel and Britain, By Adeolu Ademoyo

December 1, 2013

Adeolu Ademoyo “…I have never regarded myself as having a monopoly of wisdom. The trouble is that when most people in public life and in... read more

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Ahmed Gulak’s Assault on Ethics and Reason, By Adeolu Ademoyo

November 24, 2013

Adeolu Ademoyo “As far as the President is concerned, Governor Jonah Jang of Plateau State is the Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum and not... read more

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What President Jonathan Can Learn From Obama’s Troubles, By Adeola Ademoyo

November 17, 2013

Adeolu Ademoyo “I think it’s legitimate for them to expect me to have to win back some credibility on this health care law in particular... read more

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National Dialogue: Reno Omokri’s Convoluted Logic and Other Choristers, By Adeolu Ademoyo

November 10, 2013

Recently, some members of President Jonathan’s media team and others have attempted to defend his national dialogue. I have argued that Mr. Jonathan called the... read more

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Stella Oduah: Ethics, Gender, State and Corruption, By Adeolu Ademoyo

November 3, 2013

Adeolu Ademoyo The allegation that Princess Stella Oduah, the minister of aviation is implicated in the armored car corruption where 255 million naira of public... read more

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Stella Oduah-gate: Why Ethics is Prior To Jonathan’s Political Dialogue, By Adeolu Ademoyo

October 27, 2013

Adeolu Ademoyo The ethics of motive is an aspect of ethics that allows us inspect and assess the moral worth of an act.  In ethics,... read more

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Obama-Care and The Shut Down Of American Government, By Adeolu Ademoyo

October 20, 2013

Adeolu Ademoyo The American democracy works in a combination of simple and complex ways. Thus some broad explanation may be necessary. Also, given that on... read more

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The Ethical Questions Before Jonathan’s Conference, By Adeolu Ademoyo

October 13, 2013

President Jonathan recently constituted a committee to midwife what had been called   a national “dialogue”. The pronouncements of the president on this suggests that the... read more

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