Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Okonjonomics or The New Art of Money-Doubling, By Ogaga Ifowodo

April 16, 2014

I couldn’t help it. As soon as the new figures conjured by Dr Okonjo-Iweala out of Nigeria’s “rebased” Gross Domestic Product exercise came out, I... read more


Against Dialogue with Boko Haram, By Ogaga Ifowodo

March 12, 2014

The pattern is clear. The more bloodcurdling the atrocities of Boko Haram the louder the calls for dialogue with the band of murderous psychopaths whose... read more


Who Killed Iyayi? Who Owns Nigeria’s Roads? By Ogaga Ifowodo

November 20, 2013

If you were looking for further proof that Nigerians are yet to attain the status of citizen, then look no further than the murder of... read more


Death of Professor Festus Iyayi: When does the human sacrifice to the Nigerian state end? By Ogaga Ifowodo

November 13, 2013

I am stunned and saddened beyond description by the death in a road accident of Prof. Festus Iyayi yesterday (12 November 2013). As a student... read more


The Olu of Warri as Daddy Overseer Melchizedek, By Ogaga Ifowodo

September 18, 2013

What does the storm fomented entirely out of a “born again” king’s tea cup tell us about our rulers, “spiritual” or “temporal?” By a proclamation,... read more


Yes, I Pardoned a Serial Treasury Looter but What Can You Do About It? By Ogaga Ifowodo

March 21, 2013

Presumably, President Jonathan and the members of the National Council of State who granted a state pardon for the convicted former governor of Bayelsa State,... read more


A Case for Punishing Corruption as Armed Robbery, By Ogaga Ifowodo

February 11, 2013

As the world moves away from capital punishment, Nigeria, always to be found in the rear-guard of progress, has embraced it with renewed vigour. Recently,... read more


Ekwe and the Raging Army of God’s Protectors, By Ogaga Ifowodo

and January 29, 2013

The omens remain frightful regarding what awaits us this year in the moral conscience arena of our ever more degenerate social landscape. On Monday, 14... read more