Thursday, April 17, 2014

An Open Letter To The Jonatithes, By Ose Oyamendan-Eimakhu

Dear Jonatithes; I must apologize for not writing sooner to welcome you to our great capital city. I was a... read more

Removing the Fuel Subsidy, By Ifeanyi Uddin

The queues are back at the filling stations; and our lived experience has taken a turn for the worse; a... read more

Seeking Intervention Funds to Seal Lamido Sanusi’s Lips , By Pius Adesanmi

PIUS ADESANMI Led by Nasir El Rufai, Lamido Sanusi’s throng of friends, admirers, and supporters don’t seem to like him... read more

Rethinking Leadership and Power, By Taiwo Odukoya

The alignments and realignments currently going on within the Nigerian political space have dominated public discussions in recent times. The... read more

Article of Faith: Dreaming about God (3) By Femi Aribisala

Femi Aribisala God’s works cannot be limited to what is recorded in an inspired book called “the Holy Bible.” God... read more

Lining Up The Ducks On The Education Row, By Seember Nyager

The print media in Nigeria recently reported a call by the Vice President, Alhaji Namadi Sambo at the 20th Nigerian... read more

Bloody Job Hunt, By Hannatu Musawa

Hannatu Musawa No one more the families and friends who suffered the loss of their children last week in Abuja,... read more

Celebrating Half a Century of Arrow of God, By Ngozi Achebe

“Nigeria had lost one of its most salient and insistent voices – quiet but with the reverberations of thunderclaps and... read more

On Soyinka Vs The Abachas: A Letter to Gymber Cacandah, By Gimba Kakanda

I have to write this, and it has to be delivered, as I’ll tell the postman, very fast, to wherever... read more

One week, one tragedy, By Chido Onumah

Chido Onumah: Dig deeper and you will establish a link between the so-called consultancy firm that handled the NIS recruitment... read more

12 Years A Slave and The Case For Reparations, By Femi Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode I have just finished watching the film titled ”12 Years A Slave”. I couldn’t stop weeping from the... read more

Immigration Tragedy and the Employment Process In Nigeria, By Integrity Organization

Integrity Nigeria How can a serious country looking for serious people to add to its ranks conduct an examination in... read more

Why Arogbofa Became Jonathan’s Chief Of Staff, By Eric Teniola

Eric Teniola It is a tradition for officers of the Signal Corps of the Nigerian Army to be given political... read more

Boko Haram: Is the Military in false propaganda war? By Zainab Suleiman Okino

Zainab Suleiman Okino About two weeks ago, the women of this country, as represented by gender activists, professionals, and other concerned... read more

The National Conference as a Dictatorial Safari, By Garba Shehu

President Jonathan is going about the National Conference in a way suggesting that he is not a firm believer in... read more

Minister Gusau Vs Service Chiefs: An avoidable friction, By Dele Agekameh

Dele Agekameh The embarrassment suffered by Gusau has again brought into focus the call for the formation of a “war... read more

Looking For Jobs, Finding Death, By Femi Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode One day Nigerians will appreciate the importance of facts, figures and statistics and the consequences of tolerating atrocious,... read more

A Recruitment Tragedy, Moron Moro and a Sordid Blame Game, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú A bad system produces bad products. I am not surprised the system threw up an Abba Moro at... read more

The South-Africanization of Nigeria, By Femi Aribisala

Femi Aribisala The South Africans are here in Nigeria with a plan to take over the economy.…... read more

The Example of Lateef Jakande, By Okey Ndibe

Okey Ndibe One of my most revered friends rang me a few days ago after reading last week’s column. He... read more

Caribbean Self, African Selfie, By Pius Adesanmi

Pius Adesanmi Keynote lecture delivered at the inauguration of the Connections Week of the Caribbean and African Association of the... read more

A National Conference That Excludes Nigeria’s Youth, By Toyosi Akerele

“Would it have been too much to get two youth, one female and the other male, to represent each of... read more

Prosecute [not just Sack] Abba Moro For Recruitment Tragedy, By Jiti Ogunye

On Saturday, 15th of March, 2014, the ides of March, the Ministry of Internal Affairs ( Interior),  Nigerian Immigration Service... read more

NIS and the Case of Murder By Negligence, By Azeenarh Mohammed (@xeenarh)

Before sunrise, in the early hours of Saturday seven young Nigerians put on white shirts and left their homes. In... read more

Who is A Nigerian? A Question at the Heart of Rebuilding Nigeria, By Marcel Ojinnaka

Marcel Ojinnaka I had wanted to invest in the US stock market since early 2012, but was advised to hold... read more